New show recreates struggle & sacrifice of Kargil war

Chennai: HistoryTV18’s new film retells the story of ‘Operation Vijay’, with dramatic recreations of hard-won battles on the arduous road to victory. The action-packed, ‘Kargil: Valour & Victory’, premieres on the 26 January at 9 pm.

According to a press release, the military documentary outlines the events of the Kargil War, showcasing true stories of unflinching bravery and the actions of five exceptional young men on the frontline, whose actions have come to define courage and sacrifice for generations of Indians.

Viewers will hear from former Chief of Army Staff, General Ved Prakash Malik PVSM, AVSM (Retd), former GOC 8 Mountain Division, Lt. General Mohinder Puri PVSM, UYSM (Retd), former Brigade Commander 8 Mountain Artillery Brigade, Maj. General Lakhwinder Singh, YSM (Retd), and strategic defence analyst Nitin A. Gokhale.

Avinash Kaul, managing director A+E Networks | TV18 and CEO-Broadcast for Network18, said, “Kargil: Valour & Victory is a definitive account of the historic events of the Kargil War and salutes the indomitable spirit of the Indian soldier. A special offering on India’s 72nd Republic Day. It’s a taut, genre-defining must-watch, with class-leading production values and storytelling.”


NT Bureau