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JP Dutta's next inspired by the Battle of Saragarhi



December 19, 2015 1:22:10 PM IST
By Glamsham Editorial
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The maker of the best war based films, especially known for his best ever war film in Bollywood BORDER, Mr. J. P. Dutta is gearing up for another action with two war films, out of which one will be an international project.

MR. J. P. DUTTA
MR. J. P. DUTTA

J.P. Dutta is making the movie on an international scale for a global audience. The film is inspired by the Battle of Saragarhi fought before the Tirah Campaign on September 12, 1897, when 21 Sikhs of the 36th Sikh of British India defended an army post against 10,000 Afridi and the Orakzai tribesmen in the North-West Frontier Province, now in Pakistan.

"Since the story touches the relationship between the Sikh soldiers and the British officers commanding the battalion, I need a huge British involvement, an international cast and crew. I've spoken to Hugh Dancy, the ‘Hannibal' TV star, and Remi Adefarasin, the cinematographer of Shekhar Kapur's ELIZABETH and Steven Speilberg's mini-series ‘Band of Brothers'. I am in the midst of working on the logistics carefully before I can kickstart this project as it is very big scale. It can only take off after the other film," admitted Dutta.

J.P. Dutta is frequently visiting UK to locate the actors, supporting actors and the technicians from abroad.

Getting to the other film, Dutta is working on is about the 1962 Indo-China War which is expected to roll in September in Ladakh and wrap up by November end. The film will most probably feature big names from Bollywood.

The filmmaker says "I make realistic films so I want to stick to the time frame of the real war and shoot in real locations," pointing out that he has three scripts cleared by the Ministry of Defence on the three wars that were fought in '62, '65 and '71. 

We guess it'll be just a while till we see the final work on the two projects.

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