33 years ago, 65 people were trapped in the mine due to the flooding of coal mines located in Raniganj, Bengal. After which chief engineer Sardar Jaswant Singh Gill, showing his bravery and skill, safely took out all the people trapped in the mine. His rescue operation has completed 33 years today. Now on this occasion, Pooja Entertainment has announced that they are making a film on this coal mine rescue operation. In which Akshay Kumar will seen presenting the story of chief engineer Jaswant Gill to the audience.
Mission completes 33 years:
Today, on the occasion of completion of 33 years of this mission, Union coal and mine minister Prahlad Joshi has remembered Late Jaswant Singh and told we are proud of our coal warrior. Who are working against the odds everyday to ensure the energy security of Bharat. Keep fighting with the circumstances. See the tweet here:
Remembering Late Sardar Jaswant Singh Gill ji for his heroic role in rescuing 65 workers from a flooded coal mine, in 1989.
We are proud of our #CoalWarriors who battle everyday against the odds to assure India's energy security.
— Pralhad Joshi (@JoshiPralhad) November 16, 2022
Akshay Kumar and the film producer Jacky Bhagnani expressed his gratitude by retweeting his tweet and wrote, Thank You Pralhad Ji for reminding me a memorable moment of India`s first coal mine rescue mission 33 years ago”. I am fortunate to be playing the character of Sardar Jaswant Singh Gill Ji in my film.
Shooting of Akshay Kumar film has started:
According to the information, Akshay Kumar has started the shooting of this biopic film several months back. In the film, the actor will seen carrying out a rescue operation to save the lives of 65 people trapped in a coal mine. Actress Parineeti Chopra is going to seen in the role of his wife along with Akshay Kumar in Capsule Gill. The director of this film is Tinu Suresh.
Storyline of Akshay Kumar`s film
In the year 1989, a coal mine at Raniganj in West Baengal flooded, in which about 65 children trapped in that mine. After which Jaswant Singh Gill along with his team rescued all the children safely. However, he was honored for his bravery in the year 1991 by the then president R.K. Venkatraman. Akshay Kumar is going to present his story on screen.