Ishaan Khatter, portraying the character of Captain Balram Mehta, ventures onto the battlefield in response to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s declaration of war against Pakistan in 1971. The much-anticipated trailer of ‘Pippa,’ a film set against the backdrop of the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971, was unveiled on Wednesday. Prime Video shared the trailer, which runs for over two minutes, on its YouTube channel.
In the trailer, Ishaan Khatter is depicted as a valiant soldier, fighting alongside his comrades as India extends its support to Bangladesh in its struggle against Pakistan. The film also stars Mrunal Thakur, Priyanshu Painyuli, and Soni Razdan in pivotal roles. The trailer provides fleeting glimpses of how Ishaan’s character, Captain Balram Mehta, relies on ‘Pippa’ during the wartime conflict.
‘Pippa’ serves as a narrative retelling of the Battle of Garibpur, a historically significant engagement between India and Pakistan. This battle played a pivotal role in Bangladesh’s fight for independence. The trailer emphasizes the valor of the soldiers, with one of them saying, “We fight like soldiers, we kill like soldiers, we die like soldiers.” The film is poised to deliver a poignant portrayal of this critical chapter in history.