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Made 'Uri' for Indian Army not for political parties, says director

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Aditya Dhar, who is gearing up for the release of his upcoming movie "Uri", feels great that many political leaders have liked the However, he says that the film is made for the and not for any political party.

"I never thought about it but it feels great to see such a good response. It is an amazing feeling. It is great that many political leaders have shared and liked the on but I have made this film for and not for any political party," said in a statement.

He added that this is the least "we could do as filmmakers for "

On claims of a lot of Indian fans showing support, he added: "I am glad but I want people to come and watch the film and realise that how much our Indian Army sacrifice."

With much noise soon after the was released, the tension between two rival nations (and Pakistan) risen.

"People will come to know about the reality once our film will be out on January 11, 2019."

The film will see playing the role of an Indian commando who is involved in the 2016 surgical strikes. It also stars Yami Gautam.

Based on the surgical strikes of 2016 carried out by the Indian Armed Forces, "Uri" traces the significant event.

It also features and in lead roles. Produced by RSVP movies, "Uri" will hit the theatres on January 11, 2019.



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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 12:54 IST