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The  Shelving Of Gorkha, Director Aanand Rai Confirms The Truth




The  entertainment  outlets have been abuzz  with reports of Aanand Rai’s war epic  Gorkha shelved.

To be directed by Sanjay Puran Singh  Chauhan , Gorkha was to shed light on the  supreme heroics  of  Major General Ian Cardozo in the 1971 India-Pakistan war.

Anand Rai confirms that the project  has  indeed been postponed.

Says Aanand, “Yes, it is true. We are not making this film for now. There are technical issues. There are factual  clarifications that  need  to be made.”

However  , to say that  Akshay Kumar “walked out of  the  project” is  untrue. Producer  Aanand  and Akshay who have a  terrific working relationship  after  collaborating on  Atrangi Re  and  Raksha Bandhan,mutually agreed  to  set aside the project  until the factual  ambiguities are cleared.

Aanand confirms that they will get back to the Gorkha project at some point.

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