The Kashmir Files director, Vivek Agnihotri, is back with another real-life story called ‘The Vaccine War’. The official trailer features Nana Patekar, Pallavi Joshi, and Raima Sen, receiving praise all over.
Vivek Agnihotri is a renowned Bollywood filmmaker who consistently provides audiences with something unique and different. His last release, The Kashmir Files, based on the exodus and killings of Kashmiri Hindus in the valley, turned out to be a blockbuster despite less promotion and media coverage.
Good “word of mouth” helped more and more people go to the theatres and watch the movie, which made it the highest-grossing Hindi film of 2022 until Brahmastra: Part 1 was released. His 2019 film, The Tashkent Files, won the National Film Award for Best Screenplay—Dialogues. Now, after much anticipation.
The Vaccine War Release Date
Along with announcing the title and first look of the film, Agnihotri also announced its release date. Presented by his I Am Buddha production, the film was set to have a grand theatrical release on 15 August 2023, but postponed and avoid a clash with Animal and Gadar 2.
It is said to be the first Indian film that will be released in 11 languages, including Hindi and dubbed English, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi, Gujarati, Bhojpuri, and Bengali versions. Shooting started on the 14th of Dec, 2022, now mark the calendar ‘September 28, 2023‘.
The Vaccine War Star Cast
Along with veteran actors like Nana Patekar, Anupam Kher, Pallavi Joshi, Paritosh Sand, and others. Raima Sen joined the team, and Vivek himself confirmed Raima’s entry in a social media post.
On Thursday, November 11, 2022 the National Award-winning filmmaker announced his film “The Vaccine War” on social media. He captioned it “Presenting- The Vaccine War- an incredible true story of a war that you didn’t know India fought. And won with its science, courage, and great Indian values.”.
He also shared the first-look poster of the film, featuring a vaccine bottle with the title written on it. The poster also reads, “A war you didn’t know India fought. And won.”
About the Film ‘The Vaccine War’
The Vaccine War is a tribute to the endless support and dedication of the medical fraternity and scientists towards saving people’s lives during the biggest crisis of COVID-19. It will demonstrate how the country’s scientists and doctors worked tirelessly to develop an effective vaccine to save lives.
The film is produced by The Kashmir Files producer Abhishek Agarwal Arts in association with Agnihotri’s wife, Pallavi Joshi, who played a crucial role in TKF, and also backed it with Agarwal and Agnihotri.
Both Abhishek Agarwal and Agnihotri are also working on their next project, The Delhi Files, and they recently announced a Pan-India collaboration with the director of Allu Arjun starrer blockbuster Pushpa: The Rise, Sukumar.
The Vaccine War FAQs
A. The Vaccine War will be released on September 28, 2023.
A. Nana Patekar, Anupam Kher, Pallvai Jodhi, Raima Sen, Sapthami Gowda, and Paritosh Sand are in ‘The Vaccine War’.
A. Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri is the director of The Vaccine War.