A new day and a new announcement! The star cast for 1971 Indo-Pakistan war based film titled “Pippa” has been finalised.
Ishaan Khatter will lead the project and play the titular character of Brigadier Mehta, a veteran of the 45th Cavalry Tank Squadron who fought on the eastern front during the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971. Mrunal Thakur and Priyanshu Painyuli will play Ishaan’s siblings while Soni Razdan will play the mother in the film.
Directed by Raja Menon, the film is based on the book The Burning Chaffees by war veteran Brigadier Balram Singh Mehta.
Director Raja said in a statement, “With Mrunal and Priyanshu joining Ishaan, we have three of the most exciting young actors coming together. Personally, I’m very excited to work with such extraordinary young talent and look forward to the energy they bring to Pippa.”
Pippa is produced by Ronnie Screwvala’s RSVP and Siddharth Roy Kapur’s Roy Kapur Films and is slated for a theatrical release next year.