Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has announced his new film. Akshay is on the list of stars who shoot back to back. At present some of Akshay's films are all set to release and some of them have completed their shoots. At the same time, there are some whose shoots are going on. Now amidst all this Akshay has released the poster of his upcoming film Gorkha. The poster will see him playing the role of war hero Major General Ian Cardozo.
Anand L Rai's Colour Yellow Productions and Akshay Kumar's Cape of Good Films have once again joined hands after the films Atrangi Re and Raksha Bandhan. He has come along for a biopic based on the life of Major General Ian Cardozo, a great officer of the Gorkha Regiment (5th Gorkha Rifles) of the Indian Army. The film will be directed by National Award winner Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan. Under the information received, the makers have expressed pride in bringing this story of sacrifice and valour to the screen.
Talking about Akshay, he will play the role of the great war hero who fought in the wars of 1962, 1965, and especially in the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971. On the other hand, Major General Ian Cardozo said, "I am honoured to share this story 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 Anand and Akshay as they are bringing it to life.''