Ashutosh Gowariker, the maverick filmmaker of Bollywood, is coming
up with his next cinematic venture, Khelein Hum Jee Jaan
Sey, in the last month of this year. The is film slated to
release on December 3 staring actor Abhishek Bachchan opposite
actress Deepika Padukone. This film is based on the Do and Die, one
of the famous books written by Manini Chatterjee. The movie is
about the Chittagong Uprising of 1930.
In the movie, which is already in news for its connection with
the history of freedom movement of India, Abhishek is playing Surya
Sen, a legendary Bengali freedom fighter. To give his fans a sneak
peek into the movie, the director himself revealed Abhishek"s
character on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.
Throwing light on the revolutionary character of Surya Sen,
Ashutosh said that he was an ideal school teacher by profession. He
was so popular among his students that he was fondly called
'Masterda". He was an inspiring figure to them. Surya Sen
inculcated an unbending spirit into the students to go against the
British rule in India and inflamed their passion for freedom. His
contribution to the freedom movement was immense. He did not mind
sacrificing his life for the sake of the country.
After 63 years of Independence, the movie is supposed to be a
gift from Ashutosh to his countrymen.