Bollywood is obsessed with stories of war and war heroes. We have seen many films in the past celebrating the lives of these national heroes who laid down their lives for the nation. Akshay Kumar is also set to bring one such story. Khiladi is all set to bring her next film titled Gorkha.
Akshay chose the auspicious occasion of Dussehra to announce his collaboration with director-producer Aanand L Rai. the film is a biopic based on the life of the iconic war hero of the Gorkha regiment of the Indian Army (5th Gorkha Rifles), Major General Ian Cardozo. Akshay who will headline the film is easing the role of the iconic war hero on screen.
Akshay revealed the first look of the film on his social media on Dussehra. Akshay can be seen fierce as the soldier who is all set to march into battle with the enemy in the poster. Sharing the first look posters, Akshay wrote, “sometimes you come across stories so inspiring that you just want to make them. #Gorkha – on the life of legendary war hero, Major General Ian Cardozo is one such film. Honoured to essay the role of an icon and present this special film.”
Sometimes you come across stories so inspiring that you just want to make them. #Gorkha – on the life of legendary war hero, Major General Ian Cardozo is one such film. Honoured to essay the role of an icon and present this special film.
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) October 15, 2021
Talking about the film to a publication Aanand L Rai expressed his excitement about collaborating with Akshay for the third time. The two previously done Atrangi Re and Raksha Bandhan, both films are yet to release.