As the nation celebrates Kargil Diwas yesterday, the pioneer of war films in India J P Dutta opened up about the love fans have been showering on his films for years. Ahead of his upcoming war film ‘Paltan’, J P Dutta expressed his heartfelt gratitude towards the audience for the unfathomable love showered on his films for years.
J P Dutta shares, “I am humbled that my films are still been remembered by the audience on such an important day for our nation. Both my films Border and LoC were war drama films, which were loved by the audience then. It was just a small effort from my side to bring the struggle of us Indians to the silver screen. Both the incidents in the Indian history are very important and talk about our strengths.”
With the upcoming Paltan, J P Dutta is all set to complete the war Trilogy that the filmmaker started with Border and LOC Kargil.
Zee Studios and J P Dutta Films’ upcoming war drama Paltan starring an ensemble cast of Arjun Rampal, Sonu Sood, Gurmeet Choudhary, Harshvardhan Rane and Siddhant Kapoor amongst others, Paltan will complete India’s biggest war trilogy. Based on the Nathu La military clashes of 1967 which took place along the Sikkim border, Paltan showcases an untold story of the Indian forces facing off in an intense battle to ward off a Chinese infiltration.
Renowned filmmaker J P Dutta returns to direction after 12 years with Paltan. The national-award-winning director had earlier treated the audience with war films like Border, LOC Kargil, and Refugee among others. With power-packed performances, the film promises to tell the riveting, untold story of the bravest of Indian soldiers who fought with their brothers next to them till the end.
Presented by Zee Studios and produced by J P Dutta Films, ‘Paltan’ is directed by J. P. Dutta and is slated to release on 7th September.