Ishan Khattar’s Pippa, RSVP and Roy Kapoor Films filmmakers shared the first look of the film on Wednesday. Pippa, a war film starring Ishan Khattar as Brigadier Balaram Singh Mehta, has its first schedule in Amritsar today.
Sharing the first poster of this movie Ishan KhattarOf, RSVP Films wrote, “లేనిishaankhatter first look at #BrigadierBalramSinghMehta in @Pishap, an untold story from the 1971 war! The shoot with the squad begins today!”.
Many of Pippa’s cast and crew are now fully vaccinated and shooting has resumed as the Kovid-19 sanctions in India have been relaxed. The movie tagline reads: “1971: A Nation Comes of Age”, which marks a wonderful chapter in Indian history ready to be recounted. To commemorate the opening shoot, Brigadier Mehta himself was invited by the producers to give an opening slate clap as filming began.
Excited to launch the project, director Raja Krishna Menon said in a statement, “I am very excited to be on the field with our amazing cast and staff. We are all working hard to prepare for this day and I can not wait to present to the audience this wonderful story of bravery and freedom. ”
Pippa is based on the book The Burning Chafis by Balaram Singh Mehta. The film’s special title is taken from a PT – 76 Russian amphibian battle tank called the Pippa. Music provided by AR Rahman.
Produced by Ronnie Screwala’s RSVP and Siddharth Roy Kapoor’s Roy Kapoor Films, Pippa, Ishan Khattar, Mrinal Thakur, Priyanshu Painuli and Soni Razdan.