Vidyut Jammwal kickstarts work on his maiden production venture IB 71

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Vidyut Jammwal has started work on his first maiden production. The actor’s production house, Action Hero Films, joins forces with National Award-winning filmmaker Sankalp Reddy for a first-of-its-kind espionage thriller titled, IB 71. Vidyut kicked off the first schedule of the film today in Mumbai and announced the same on social media through a video.

Vidyut stars in IB71 as an Intelligence Officer, the story is based on a true incident on how Indian Intelligence Officers outwit the entire Pakistani establishment to give our armed forces an edge to win a two-front war.  Talking about the film going on floors, Vidyut wrote, “It's a new year for us & everyone at @ActionHeroFilm1! #IB71 our maiden film as actor-producer goes on floors. Salute to the intelligence officers of India who inspired it.”

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An online portal quoted director Sankalp Reddy who said, “The shooting for IB 71 has begun in full swing. We're all pumped about bringing its story to the audience in a way that celebrates the unsung heroes of India. Here's a film that is about to redefine what it means to be a hero. I'm happy that we're off to a great start.”

Bhushan Kumar, Chairman and Managing Director, T-Series, said, “We kick off 2022 with renewed enthusiasm and respect for our intelligence officers, who protect us without wanting credit for it. We hope to honor them with IB 71. I take immense pride in backing a film being conceptualized on such a large-hearted story.”

Shibasish Sarkar, the producer, said, “We're excited to have IB 71 hit the floors. It's a film about heroes and not all heroes are celebrated publicly. We hope to tell this story in a novel way and give the audience a glimpse into the part of Indian history that inspired it.”

IB 71 is presented by Gulshan Kumar, T-Series Film and Reliance Entertainment. The film stars Vidyut Jammwal in the lead and is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Action Hero Films, and Reliance Entertainment, co-produced by Abbas Sayyed, directed by Sankalp Reddy with story by Aditya Shastri and screenplay by Storyhouse Films LLP.

(Source: Twitter/Bollywood Hungama)

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