The way has been cleared for the release of Ajay Devgan’s film ‘Bhuj: Pride of India’. After being stuck for a long time in the Corona period, the film will finally be released on August 13, 2 days before August 15 this year. It will be released on the OTT platform Disney Plus Hotstar. Apart from Ajay, stars like Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha, Amy Virk, Nora Fatehi and Sharad Kelkar will be seen in the lead roles in the film.
The trailer of the film will be released on July 12. The motion poster of the film has been released along with the release date announcement.
The film is based on the story of the Indo-Pak War of 1971, which is based on the Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik, in charge of the Bhuj Airbase. Ajay Devgan is playing the character of Vijay Karnik in the film, whose look has already been released. Despite heavy bombardment by Pakistan, Vijay Karnik kept the airbase operational and managed. Along with him, 50 IAF airbase and 60 defense security personnel were also involved in this war.
Apart from Ajay and Sonakshi in the film, Sanjay Dutt is playing the character of Indian Air Force scout Ranchordas Pagi who is able to guess the height and gender of a human by looking at any footprint. Apart from these, Nora Fatehi, Praneeta Subhash, Sharad Kelkar and Amy Virk will also be seen playing important roles in ‘Bhuj’. The film ‘Bhuj: The Pride of India’ is produced by Bhushan Kumar, written and directed by Abhishek Dudhaiya.
70 percent of the film is filled with action sequences. Action director Peter Haynes of ‘Baahubali’ fame has been hired to choreograph these sequences. The cost of the property used for filming the action sequence is only around 10 crores. Original tanks have been used in the film, but prototype tanks have also been made to fly them, which also cost 10-15 lakh rupees. Altogether Rs 20 crore has been spent in the action sequences itself. VFX work of 35 crores is being done on this.
These days the post production work of the film is going on in NY (Nyasa Yuga) studios. Ajay does not want to compromise on its quality, so its post production is taking a lot of time. The editing of the film has been completed. Heavy VFX is also being worked on for the war sequences. Let us tell you that more than 95 percent VFX has been used in the film.