Actor Akshay Kumar announces movie adaptation GorkhaAlthough ostensibly based on the heroism of Maj. Gen. Ian Cardoso in the 1971 War, the decision was made to withdraw from the project. Anand L Rai’s work is set to come out in October 2021, with fans wanting updates from the actor and wondering if the project has been put on the backburner.
According to one source, Akshay decided to step down from directing Sanjay Puran Singh after questions arose about the veracity of the story. contacted and placed major question marks on the events described by Maj. I wish to remain anonymous.
Major General Cardoso is said to have amputated his own leg with a Hukli after stepping on a mine during the 71-year war. When asked about the film last August, Rai said he was still working on it and would release it as soon as the script was finalized.
When contacted, a spokesperson for Ashei Kumar confirmed that he is no longer filming the film, but did not provide further details.