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Pippa first look: Ishaan Khatter starrer film tells the tale of a tank battle from the 1971 war

Based on real-life events from the Indo-Pak war, the film is directed by Raja Krishna Menon

Akshay Krishna
Sep 15, 2021
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There have been several war movies released in Bollywood in recent times, and most of them have also found success. And now, we have another promising war movie to look forward to with this latest announcement, which is making big news. The makers of Pippa, have shared the first look poster for the movie.

“Presenting the first look of #IshaanKhatter as #BrigadierBalramSinghMehta in #Pippa, an untold story from the 1971 war! Shoot with the squad begins today!”, wrote the makers of the movie along with sharing the poster on Twitter. 

Starring Ishaan Khatter, the poster gives big hopes for the movie. Featuring Ishaan in a complete army outfit, the actor is seen on top of a tank with an Indian flag on it. The actor looks ahead, focussing his target in the extreme cold weather with a gun in his hand.

The movie will follow Brigadier Balram Singh Mehta, a veteran of the 45th Cavalry tank squadron, who fought in the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971 along with his brother. The movie tells the tale of a tank battle that followed the liberation of Bangladesh. 

Pippa is bankrolled by Ronnie Screwvala at RSVP and Siddharth Roy Kapur at Roy Kapur Films. It is directed by Raja Krishna Menon, who previously helmed the 2016 thriller Airlift, starring Akshay Kumar. Apart from Ishaan, the film, which will have music from A.R Rahman, also stars Mrunal Thakur, Priyanshu Painyuli and Soni Razdan. The makers have confirmed that the production is underway. 

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