After 'Atrangi Re' and 'Raksha Bandhan', the first look poster of Akshay Kumar and Aanand L Rai's third film 'Gorkha' is out. It is based on the life of Major General Ian Cardozo, a legendary officer of the Indian Army's Gorkha Regiment 5th Gorkha Rifles. The film will be directed by National Award winner Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan. Talking about Ian Cardozo, he fought in the wars of 1962, 1965, and especially in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.
Sharing the first look poster on the occasion of Dussehra, Akshay wrote, "Sometimes you come across stories so inspiring that you just want to make them. Gurkha– on the life of legendary war hero, Major General Ian Cardozo is one such film. Honored to essay the role of an icon and present this special film".
Major General Ian Cardozo (Extremely Distinguished Sena Medal, Sena Medal) has said – "I am honored to bring this story to the fore on the 50th anniversary of the 1971 war. It is a reminder of the courage and sacrifice of the Armed Forces of India. I am looking forward to working with Aanand and Akshay as they bring it to life. This story reflects the values and spirit of every officer of the Indian Army."