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Paltan: Families of 1967 Indo-China war heroes grateful to JP Dutta

Veteran filmmaker J P Dutta is all set to narrate the story of war heroes once again with Paltan.

SNS | New Delhi |

Veteran filmmaker J P Dutta is all set to narrate the story of war heroes once again with Paltan. The families of the brave heroes of 1967 Indo-China war are thankful to him for presenting the life story of the unsung army officers who fought to protect the nation.

India’s victory over China in 1967 remains a lesser known fact to the world till now. To celebrate the win of the country’s military heroes, JP Dutta brought back to light the reason Sikkim still stands a part of India.

Director JP Dutta said,” Paltan showcases the story of India’s bravest soldiers that had never been told before.”

“I always say I have been blessed by the Almighty that I have been chosen to immortalize our soldiers for the country through the films I make,” he added.

JP Dutta who has directed war films showcasing Indo-Pak wars will now be presenting the lesser known battle between India and China, that took place in 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.

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 J. P. Dutta and is slated to release on 7th September.