Akshay Kumar to play Sardar Jaswant Singh Gill in new biopic; know all in regards to the real-life hero


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Akshay Kumar new movie: celebrity Akshay Kumar has introduced his venture. This time, he will probably be transferring away from masala and can painting a real-life hero. Shocking his followers on Wednesday, the actor mentioned he’s set to play mining engineer in an upcoming biopic. Gill had rescued 64 miners from a flooded quarry in West Bengal in 1989.

Akshay Kumar to play Sardar Jaswant Singh Gill

The actor mentioned this in response to Union coal minister Pralhad Joshi’s Twitter submit, through which he remembered Gill on the thirty third anniversary of the nation’s “first coal mine rescue mission”.

“Grateful to you @JoshiPralhad ji, for recalling ’s first coal mine rescue mission – at the present time 33yrs in the past. It is an honour for me to play #SardarJaswantSinghGill in a movie. It is a story like no different! @easterncoal (sic),” Akshay wrote on the microblogging website.

Who’s Jaswant Singh Gill?

A resident of Amritsar, Gill had obtained a number of awards for his act of bravery in 1989. He had volunteered and saved the lives of 64 folks from a flooded mine in Raniganj space of West Bengal. Gill died in 2019 on the age of 80.

The untitled Hindi movie is produced by Pooja Leisure. Tinu Suresh Desai, who helmed “Rustom” additionally starring Akshay, is reportedly hooked up to direct the venture.

“Grateful to #PralhadJoshi ji for remembering him as we speak. The mightiest heroes are those that stay grounded, however this one went additional under to save lots of the lives of many! “With quite a lot of satisfaction, we convey to you the heroic act of IND’s 1st Coalmine Rescue by late #SardarJaswantSinghGill (sic),” the manufacturing banner mentioned in a tweet.

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Jap Coalfield Restricted too remembered JSwant Singh Gill. “On , we commemorate the act of bravery of late Sardar Jaswant Singh Gill. He rescued 65 trapped coal miners 33 years in the past on this very day. He will probably be remembered endlessly,” the tweet reads.

Earlier, this month Akshay had introduced he’ll play the function of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in Mahesh Manjrekar’s Marathi movie “Vedat Marathe Veer Daudle Saat”.

— with PTI inputs

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