Akshay Kumar to bring alive the story of Major General Ian Cardozo in Aanand L Rai-produced Gorkha

On October 12, Akshay Kumar wrapped up Aanand L Rai's Raksha Bandhan in Delhi and informed his fans that he is moving on to his next film. As he is currently working on multiple projects, the Bollywood superstar has already signed another film. Titled Gorkha, the film reunites Akshay with Aanand after Raksha Bandhan and Atrangi Re

Gorkha is said to be based on the life of the legendary officer of the Gorkha regiment of the Indian Army, Major General Ian Cardozo. The film will be directed by Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan, who is known for his internationally acclaimed film Lahore. Akshay will dive into Gorkha in 2022 after wrapping up all his ongoing commitments. 

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Major General Ian Cardozo is a former Indian Army officer. He was the first war-disabled officer of the Indian Army to command a battalion and a brigade. He is an amputee due to a war injury. Popularly known as Cartoos sahib by his Gorkha regiment, he has authored many books on the history of the Indian military like Param VirOur Heroes in BattleThe Indian Army: A Brief History1971 - Stories of Grit and Glory from the Indo-Pak War and others. 

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