Gear up for an exhilarating journey as ‘IB 71,’ a gripping action entertainer directed by Sankalp, is all set to premiere on Disney+ Hotstar on July 7, 2023. Produced by T-Series, Reliance Entertainment, and Action Hero Films, the film brings together powerhouse performers Vidyut Jammwal and Anupam Kher in the lead roles, promising an untold tale of India’s greatest spy mission during the historic 1971 India-Pakistan war.
Unveiling the fascinating world of espionage and the remarkable victory of that era, ‘IB 71’ showcases the extraordinary story of IB Agent Dev Jammwal (played by Vidyut Jammwal). Packed with thrilling action sequences and an ensemble cast including Vishal Jethwa, Faizan Khan, Ashwath Bhatt, Danny Sura, Dalip Tahil, and Suvrat Joshi, the film is set to captivate audiences with its intriguing plot and stellar performances.
Director Sankalp expressed his excitement about bringing this legendary chapter of Indian history to the screen, stating, “Exploring the chronicles of India’s greatest war was a compelling story to tell. With the brilliant actors Vidyut Jammwal, Anupam Kher, and many others, we have brought this inspiring tale to life. Each actor has passionately embraced their characters, embodying the shared passion for this historical chapter. By streaming on Disney+ Hotstar, ‘IB 71’ offers a wider audience the chance to experience the epic saga of that war.”
For Vidyut Jammwal, the film holds a personal significance as an army kid himself. He shared, “Having witnessed the lives of our unsung heroes up-close, it became my personal mission to bring their stories to the world. By producing a film that highlights the Intelligence Bureau’s pivotal role, I aim to pay tribute to their sacrifices and contributions.”
Anupam Kher, known for his versatile performances, expressed his enthusiasm for ‘IB 71,’ remarking, “This film unveils an unexplored chapter from our history—a crucial turning point for India. Inspired by true events, Sankalp’s vision transports us to that era, immersing us in its tension and thrill. I am proud to be a part of this story and eagerly anticipate its streaming on Disney+ Hotstar.”
With its release exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar, ‘IB 71’ promises an enthralling cinematic experience that sheds light on a significant moment in Indian history. Mark your calendars for July 7, 2023, as this action-packed thriller takes you on an unforgettable journey into the world of intelligence and valor.