Masaan’s actor Vicky Kaushal is presently in Srinagar for Meghna Gulzar’s Raazi shoot along with Alia Bhatt. The gifted actor has already bagged another movie which will be produced by Ronnie Screwvala.
The film will be based on the 2016 Uri attack and will go on floors early next year. For those unaware, 19 soldiers were killed in one of the most brutal attacks from across the border, Pakistan, which took place in Uri region of Jammu and Kashmir. Following the attack, Indian Army had carried out a surgical strike across the (LoC) in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) in a rare step to send a strong message to Pakistan.
Now, Ronnie Screwvala will be producing a movie on the same. The film will be directed by Aditya Dhar. While the rest of the cast is yet to be locked, Vicky essays a yet another role to surprise all as a commander in chief. This marks the second association between RSVP and Vicky Kaushal, with the former’s first production too titled Love Per Square Foot has Vicky in the lead and is set for a release in April next year.
Talking about the film Vicky revealed, “When this film came to me and we had this discussion. I was really thrilled and kicked about it because this is one story that I feel that everyone needs to know. One of the fantastic army operations that the Indian army has conducted and with great efficiency. I also feel it is a great opportunity and also a responsibility for all of us to portray this story.”
Vicky is essaying the lead commander in chief who led this operation of the surgical strike and led the group of paratroopers post the Uri attack. For this part, Vicky will be undergoing some paramilitary training for a month to bulk up some kilos before starting the shoot of the movie.
He further added, “Really excited to get into this because I think this might just be one of the toughest part that I have played till date, both physically and emotionally.”