Akshay Kumar and filmmaker Aanand L Rai on Friday announced their third collaboration Gorkha, a film based on the life of Major General Ian Cardozo, the legendary officer of the Gorkha regiment of the Indian Army (5th Gorkha Rifles).
Akshay will be essaying the role of the Indian Army veteran who fought in the wars of 1962, 1965, and most notably in the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971.
National Award-winning filmmaker Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan will be directing the movie with Aanand producing through his banner Colour Yellow Productions.
“Sometimes you come across stories so inspiring that you just want to make them. #Gorkha – on the life of legendary war hero, Major General Ian Cardozo is one such film. Honoured to essay the role of an icon and present this special film. Directed By -sanjaypchauhan,” Akshay wrote on Twitter.
Aanand, who has worked with Kumar on his directorial…