The Ministry of Defence gave a standing ovation at the special screening of JP Dutta's Paltan. The special screening was held for the Ministry of Defence, as the plot revolves around the lives of some unknown heroes of the Indian army. The film was highly appreciated by India's Ministry of Defence, as the story reveals the true incidents from the lesser known battle of the 1967 war at the Sikkim border.
JP Dutta is known for his films showcasing the army's on-field action in the most realistic way and for this, he had been invited by the Ministry of Defence for the third time to make a film on the iconic event in the history of the Indian Armed Forces.
With Paltan, JP Dutta wants to reveal how India got its victory over China in 1967, which has not been talked about much. JP Dutta, who has earlier delivered war films showcasing Indo-Pak wars, will now be presenting the lesser known battle between India and China that took place at Nathu La in 1967.
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.
The national-award-winning director, JP Dutta had earlier treated the audience with war films like Border, LOC Kargil, and Refugee among others. The third film of the war trilogy will see an ensemble cast featuring Jackie Shroff, Arjun Rampal, Harshvardhan Rane, Gurmeet Choudhary, Abdul Qadir Amin, Sonu Sood, Sonal Chauhan, Esha Gupta, Monica Gill, Rohit Roy, Siddhant Kapoor, Luv Sinha, and Dipika Kakar.
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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 JP Dutta Films, 'Paltan' is directed by JP Dutta and is slated to release on 7th September.