‘A Suitable Boy’ Star Ishaan Khatter Heads Cast of War Film ‘Pippa’

‘A Suitable Boy’ Star Ishaan Khatter Heads Cast of War Film ‘Pippa’
Ishaan Khatter will star in war film “Pippa,” produced by Indian industry veterans Ronnie Screwvala and Siddharth Roy Kapur. The film is to be directed by Raja Krishna Menon and will release towards the end of 2021.

Based on Brigadier Balram Singh Mehta’s book “The Burning Chaffees,” the film is set during the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971 that led to the formation of Bangladesh. Khatter plays Mehta and the titular “Pippa” is an affectionate name for a Russian-made amphibious war tank that played a prominent role in the proceedings.

Khatter debuted with Majid Majidi’s “Beyond the Clouds,” and is in Mira Nair’s adaptation of “A Suitable Boy” that is currently airing on the BBC in the U.K. and Ireland and will later be on Netflix worldwide excluding China, Canada and the U.S. Khatter said he was “exhilarated” to be in a film of magnitude and importance, and
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