MUMBAI : A day after it was announced that Ajay Devgn will play Vijay Karnik, an IAF Wing Commander, in Bhushan Kumar production Bhuj: The Pride Of India, the other cast members of the film have been revealed too. The movie will also star Sanjay Dutt, Rana Daggubati, Sonakshi Sinha, Parineeti Chopra and Ammy Virk in significant roles.
Written and directed by Abhishek Dudhaiya, the film is based on true events and will tell one of the most interesting war stories.
Sanjay Dutt will be seen as Ranchordas Svabhai Ravari ‘Pagi’, who helped the Indian Army during the war of 1971 against Pakistan. The actor plays a ‘pagi’, one who can identify a person’s gender, height and weight by their footprints. Joining him are Rana Daggubati and Ammy Virk who will be seen as men in uniform.
While Rana will play Lt Colonel of Madras Regiment who was posted in Vighakot chowki and fought the Indo-Pak 1971 war, Punjabi actor Ammy will be seen as a fighter pilot who played a crucial role in the historic win.