Sonakshi Sinha is playing the role of Gujarati social worker Sunderben Jetha Madharparya in ‘Bhuj: The Pride Of India’, which will premiere directly on Disney+ Hotstar.
Ajay Devgn starer ‘Bhuj: The Pride Of India’ has been making waves ever since it was announced that the film will premiere directly on Disney+Hotstar. The first look posters of Ajay Devgn and Sanjay Dutt created a lot of buzz on social media. Ajay, who is playing the role of Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik in the much-awaited flick, shared the first look of Sonakshi Sinha. The ‘Dabangg 3’ actress looked fierce as Sunderben Jetha Madharparya, who re-constructed a destroyed airbase along with 299 other women.
Sonakshi can be seen wearing traditional outfit while sporting tattoos on her neck in the poster. The first look poster grabbed a lot of eyeballs and the actress even trended on social media.
“Here is the first look of Sonakshi Sinha as Sunderben Jetha Madharparya, the brave social worker who took 299 women along with her to support the Indian Army! #BhujThePrideOfIndia a crucial incident from History will unveil soon with #DisneyPlusHotstarMultiplex,” Ajay tweeted while sharing Sonakshi’s first look from ‘Bhuj: The Pride Of India’.
Sonakshi Sinha also shared the first look poster on Instagram and said that she was honoured to play the role of a brave social worker. She wrote, “Honoured to play the HEROIC role of Sunderben Jetha Madharparya, the brave social worker who took 299 women along with her to support the Indian Army!”
Sunderben and other local women helped Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik and his team in re-constructing the IAF airbase.
Bhuj: The Pride Of India’, which is based on Indo-Pak 1971 war, also stars Nora Fatehi, Ammy Virk and Sharad Kelkar in key roles. The Abhishek Dudhaiya directorial was originally slated to hit the silver screens on August 14, 2020. The war action film will now stream on Disney+ Hotstar due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Akshay Kumar wants to meet birthday boy Sidharth Malhotra for this reason.
Known for his chocolate boy looks and his terrific performances, Sidharth Malhotra has turned a year older today. The Marjaavaan star is celebrating his birthday today and on the occasion, social media is flooding with wishes for him. The handsome star received many lovely wishes from his colleagues in the industry and now, Akshay Kumar has also sent a lovely yet quirky wish to him on social media. Having shared screen space with Sidharth back in 2014, Akshay had a special demand from the birthday boy.
Taking to his Twitter account, Akshay shared several throwback photos with Sidharth in the same pose. In all the photos, Sidharth and Akshay were seen posing as boxers. Remembering the old days of shooting their film, Brothers, Akshay shared a collage of photos and asked Sidharth to meet him up again to strike a cool pose with him. With it, he sent his good wishes to the handsome Punjabi star on social media. In the past too, Akshay has always rooted for Sidharth and his projects and back in 2019 when Marjaavaan was about to release, Akshay had tweeted for him.
Sharing the tweet, Akshay wrote, “Seems like we need to meet soon to strike a new pose, until then wishing you a power-packed year! Happy birthday brother @SidMalhotra.”
Meanwhile, Rakul Preet Singh and Manoj Bajpayee also began their day by sending heartfelt wishes to Sidharth on his birthday. The actor has been in the news recently due to his two new projects. In one of them, Sidharth will be working with Rakul and Ajay Devgn and is titled Thank God. In another, he will be seen with Rashmika Mandanna. It is titled Mission Majnu.