Mumbai: A Hindi film-“Bhuj: The Pride of India”, featuring Ajay Devgan, Sanjay Dutt, Sonkashi Sinha, Nora Fatehi, Ammy Virk, Sharad Kelkar, Ihana Dhillon, Pranitha Subhash, Pooja Bhaviriya and other prominent artists was released on 13th August 2021 on Disney+Hot star.
The film has been presented by T Series and Ajay Devgan Films. Bhushan Kumar, Kumar Mangat Pathak, Ginny Khanuja, Vajir Singh, Bunny Sanghvi and Abhishek Dudhaiya are the producers. Abhishek Dudhaiya is the Co-Producer, writer and director of this film.
After completing studies at Anjar, Rapar and Jamnagar in Gujarat, Abhishek Dudhaiya, came to Mumbai and worked with Mukul S Anand for “Trimurti” as an Assistant Director. He also worked with Ramankumar for “Raja Bhaiyya”,“Wah Wah Ramji” and “Sarhad Par” as the Assistant Director. Besides he directed many TV serials such as –“Tara”, “Sansar”, “Deewar”, “Suhag” “Ehsas” “Agnipath” “Sindur Tere Nam Ka” and “Life Ka Recharge” etc.
Abhishek Dudhaiya’s first film as a Director-“Bhuj: the Pride of India” is based on a real historic incident of 1971 Indo-Pak war. Ajay Devgan is playing the character of Squadron leader Vijaykumar Karnik, of the IAF, who was the in-charge of the Bhuj airbase that time and who had reconstructed the IAF airbase with the help of 300 women from the local village Madhapar. Squadron leader Karnik is considered as a hero of that incident.