TV actress Dipika Kakar is all set to make her Bollywood debut with the war based film Paltan, helmed by J.P. Dutta. Dipika says that it was an honour to be directed by the veteran filmmaker.
"It has been a privilege and an honour that I got a chance to work in a film that has been directed by J.P. Dutta sir. That was actually an honour for me because we have grown up watching his films," said Dipika.
The actress says the shooting days of Paltan "have been an experience". Asked about her role, Dipika said: "Paltan is like Border... It is a war based film. I am one of the girls of the soldier who goes on the border front. I am playing the role opposite Gurmeet (Gurmeet Choudhary)."
Paltan, which will release on September 7 is based on the Nathu La and Cho La military clashes of 1967, which took place along the Sikkim border. The film also features Arjun Rampal, Siddhanth Kapoor, Luv Sinha and Harshvardhan Rane in pivotal roles.
On a related note, Dipika is celebrating her first Eid with husband Shoaib Ibrahim.
(With IANS inputs)
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