Akshay Kumar to play war hero Major General Ian Cardozo in Gorkha


Following Atrangi Re and Raksha Bandhan, Akshay Kumar and Aanand L Rai’s Colour Yellow Productions along with Cape of Good Films have come together to join hands once again. Akshay Kumar will be collaborating with the production houses for a biopic called Gorkha which is based on the life of Major General Ian Cardozo, a legendary officer of the Gorkha regiment of the Indian Army (5th Gorkha Rifles). The film will be helmed by Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan.


“We are honored to bring the story of a legendary war hero, Major General Ian Cardozo whose name goes down in history for his immense courage in the 1971 Indo-Pakistan war. I am also excited to work with Akshay sir again for the third time,” said Aanand L Rai in a statement.

Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar

“I feel honored for this story to be told on the 50th anniversary of the 1971 war. It commemorates the courage and sacrifice of the armed forces of India. I look forward to working with Anand & Akshay as they bring this to life. This story reflects the values and spirit of every officer of the Indian Army,” shared Major General Ian Cardozo AVSM SM.

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