Parineeti Chopra playing a spy in Ajay Devgn’s Bhuj: The Pride of India
Rumours are abuzz that Parineeti Chopra will be essaying the role of a spy in Ajay Devgn’s upcoming film Bhuj: The Pride of India. Alia Bhatt too had played a spy in 2018 film Raazi.
Bollywood diva Alia Bhatt had fans buzzing even months after her 2018 film Raazi was released in theatres. The actress played the role of Sehmat, an Kashmiri-born Indian spy, married to an army official in Pakistan, who fed vital information about enemy strategies to the Indian intelligence during the 1971 war between India and Pakistan. Now, a report in DNA reveals that actress Parineeti Chopra’s role in her upcoming film Bhuj: The Pride of India, which also stars Ajay Devgn, may also have the actress don a similar role as Alia’s in Raazi.
A source revealed that Parineeti’s character in Bhuj is that of a femme fatale called Heena Rehman, who too will be seen supplying the Indian intelligence with vital information about the attack plans and strategies of Pakistan. Check out the source quote below:
“Parineeti plays an important character — of a femme fatale Heena Rehman — who works for the Indian Government and passes information about Pakistan’s attack plans. This is similar to what Alia did as Sehmat in the Meghna Gulzar directorial,” a source told the publication.
Much like Raazi, Bhuj: The Pride of India is also based on the 1971 war between India and Pakistan. Written and directed by Abhishek Dudhaiya, the film showcase Ajay Devgn playing the character of Indian Air Force squadron leader Vijay Karnik, the officer who was the in charge of the Bhuj airport at the time.
It is said that Karnik and his 50 Air Force and 60 security officers ensured that the airport remain functional, despite the fact that it was being bombarded by Pakistan. He and his team played a key role in keeping the airbase open and in tandem helping the Indian armed forces, in their battle against Pakistan. In fact, the airstrip was damaged due the shelling by Pakistani forces, however, Karnik, his team and 300 local women reconstructed the strip to ensure that the flights carrying Indian Army soldiers could land safely.
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