These days war films are garnering good response in Bollywood, this year began with a bang with URI: THE SURGICAL STIRIKE, and this Friday 72 HOURS MARTYRS is hitting the theaters.
72 Hours: Martyr Who Never Died is a biographical drama film directed by Avinash Dhyani. The story is based on the life of Rifleman Jaswant Singh Rawat.
Talking further about the film, let’s give you a n insight about it, 55 years ago during 1962 Sino-Indian War , when the destiny of war was pre-decided, there stood a brave soldier from 4th Garhwal Rifle against all odds and guarded our post from Nurunaang Base in Arunachal Pradesh then called NEFA border for 72 Hours. He was awarded Mahavir Chakra for his posthumous bravery, and is said to be guarding the post even after his death. Jaswant Singh has attained the status of a deity at the Sino-Indian frontier.
In conversation with Avinash Dhyani as he spills beans about the role and what inspired him to write a story on Late Jaswant Singh and what are the preparations that went by.
Avinash says, “I was intrigued with the script and when I wrote the story I researched a lot and decided that this is the subject that should be a film. I have worked a lot and made sure that the content has been given justice to.”
“We have shot in extreme locations and want to show the real stuff. I also want to share that he army personal who is conferred with promotions and he still receives stars”, shared Avinsh.
Check out the video below:
Full video interview of 72 hours