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Bhushan Kumar Announces Bhuj The Pride Of India with Ajay Devgn

Bhushan Kumar Announces Bhuj The Pride Of India with Ajay Devgn
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Superstar Ajay Devgn and T-series head honcho Bhushan Kumar are collaborating for the third time, the movie is titled Bhuj The Pride of India, which is based on Squadron leader Vijay Karnik.

Superstar Ajay Devgn and T-series head honcho Bhushan Kumar are collaborating for the third time, the movie is titled Bhuj The Pride of India, which is based on Squadron leader Vijay Karnik.

After Taanaji and De De Pyaar De, Bhushan Kumar just confirmed the third collaboration with Ajay Devgn on social media. He wrote, "‏Collaborating with @ajaydevgn once again, for #BhujThePrideOfIndia, based on Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik. The film will be directed by #AbhishekDudhaiya @TSeries #KrishanKumar #SelectMediaHoldingsLLP #GinnyKhanuja @vajir"

T-Series and Select Media Holdings LLP have joined hands to create a magnum opus, a tale that must be told. And the one who they have got on board is the ever dependable Ajay Devgn.

Bhuj: The Pride of India, the movie is based on a true incident and is one of India's most fascinating war-related stories. Devgn will be essaying the role of Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik, who was in charge of the Bhuj airport during the 1971 Indo-Pak war. It was Karnik and his team, with the help of the local women, who reconstructed the destroyed Indian Air Force airstrip at Bhuj in Gujarat, in what could be termed as India's 'Pearl Harbour' moment.

The airstrip had been wrecked in air strikes that saw Pakistan drop napalm bombs on it. Karnik took a bold step to convince 300 fearless women from a nearby village to rebuild the airstrip so that a flight carrying Indian Army officers could land safely.

Karnik, along with two other officers, 50 Air Force soldiers and 60 Defence Security Corps personnel, did a great job of keeping the airbase operational despite heavy Pakistani bombing.

Bhuj: The Pride of India, is written and will be directed by Abhishek Dudhaiya, the film will be produced by Ginny Khanuja, Vajir Singh, Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar and Abhishek Dudhaiya.

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