Defense Minister Rajnath Singh meets Vikas Bahl after director announced film on Naushera battle: Bollywood News


Renowned filmmaker Vikas Bahl, along with his Good Co. partner Viraj Sawant and Talisman Films founders Abhishek Kumar and Nishikant Roy, reveal plans for their next film venture focusing on the historic battle of Naushera and the recapture of Jhangar in Jammu and Kashmir during the India-Pakistan operations of 1947-1948. On learning about the making of this period drama, Defense Minister of India Shri Rajnath Singh and the Indian Army have extended their full support to the makers of this film.

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh meets Vikas Bahl after the director announced a film on the Naushera battle.Defense Minister Rajnath Singh meets Vikas Bahl after the director announced a film on the Naushera battle.

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh meets Vikas Bahl after the director announced a film on the Naushera battle.

This ambitious project will shed light on the indomitable courage and leadership exemplified by Brigadier Mohammad Usman, Mahavir Chakra revered as the 'Lion of Naushera', along with the brave deeds of other soldiers such as Param Vir Chakra awardee Naik Jadunath Singh, and a group of brave children. known as Bal Sainiks, whose unwavering dedication and sacrifice defended and reclaimed every inch of Indian territory after invaders from Pakistan invaded Jammu and Kashmir.

Expressing his full support for the project, Defense Minister Shri Rajnath Singh praised the bravery and sacrifice of Brigadier Mohammad Usman and recalled his pivotal role in the defense of the nation during the tumultuous period of 1947-48. Recently, Vikas Bahl and his team visited Shri Rajnath Singh at his official residence in Delhi and were accompanied by Nitin A. Gokhale, renowned national security journalist and author of a dozen books on military history, wars and insurgencies. Nitin Gokhale has agreed to be a part of this project as a consultant and will work closely with director Vikas Bahl and the writers of the film.

Appreciating the contribution of the 'Lion of Naushera', Shri Rajnath Singh shared, “Brigadier Mohammad Usman's courage, his patriotic spirit and his invaluable contribution to his motherland should be celebrated. He was the highest ranking officer in the Indian Army during the War India-Pakistan of 1947-48 in Jammu and Kashmir having laid down his life to defend and protect Bharat…for the past few years, I have been celebrating his selfless duty and service to the nation in my speeches and interactions with soldiers. and locals. I am happy that the team has identified this topic to make a film. I wish them all the best.”

Expressing his gratitude towards the Defense Minister and Indian Army, Director Vikas Bahl shared, “We are deeply grateful to Shri Rajnath Singh ji and the Indian Army for their unwavering support as we embark on this journey to capture in celluloid the courage of our nation's heroes. It is our solemn duty and our greatest privilege to take on the responsibility of bringing his extraordinary story to the big screen. “This film will be our heartfelt tribute to the indomitable spirit and sacrifices of those who bravely defended our homeland, inspiring generations to come.”

With this announcement, the public is excited to know more about this historic masterpiece. The film will be produced by Good Co and Talisman Films.

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