The world will know the unknown: ‘Paltan’ pays tribute to HAV Parashar

The world will know the unknown: ‘Paltan’ pays tribute to HAV Parashar

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New Delhi, Sep 5: As J P Dutta's 'Paltan' is all set to release this Friday, the makers of the film had begun a countdown on social media paying a tribute to the brave heroes who fought in the 1967 India-China War.

With two days left for 'Paltan's release, the makers have paid tribute to HAV Parashar, essayed by Siddhant Kapoor in the film. The makers of the film shared a video where actor Siddhanth Kapoor is seen donning the character of Parashar.

To provide homage to Parashar, the makers of the film tweeted by saying, 'The world will know the Unknown. #KnowYourPaltan #2DaysToGo.'Along with the real-life picture of the Army hero, the video also shows the grit, determination of an arduous soldier during the war.

With only two days to go for the release, 'Paltan' has piqued the interest of the audience with the intriguing trailer which definitely brings back memories from the times of Border and LOC Kargil.

Based on the Nathu La military clashes of 1967 which took place along the Sikkim border, 'Paltan' showcases an untold story of the Indian forces facing off in an intense battle to ward off a Chinese infiltration.

The national-award-winning director, J P Dutta had earlier treated the audience with war films like Border, LOC Kargil, and Refugee among others.

The third film of the war trilogy will see an ensemble cast featuring Jackie Shroff, Arjun Rampal, Harshvardhan Rane, Gurmeet Choudhary, Abdul Qadir Amin, Sonu Sood, Sonal Chauhan, Esha Gupta, Monica Gill, Rohit Roy, Siddhant Kapoor, Luv Sinha, and Dipika Kakar. With power-packed performances, the film promises to tell the riveting, untold story of the bravest of Indian soldiers who fought with their brothers next to them till the end.

'Paltan' is slated to release on September 7. (UNI)