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Border 2: Sunny Deol to return as 'fauji' after 27 years

Updated on: 13 June,2024 06:09 PM IST  |  Mumbai
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Bollywood actor Sunny Deol is all set to return as a fauji for the sequel of the popular war-drama 'Border 2'

Border 2: Sunny Deol to return as 'fauji' after 27 years

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Border 2: Sunny Deol to return as 'fauji' after 27 years

Director J P Dutta's cult classic 'Border' completed 27 years on Thursday and actor Sunny Deol treated fans with a big surprise by announcing a sequel of 'Border 2'. The announcement comes after the massive success of his film 'Gadar 2' which was also the sequel to the 2001 hit 'Gadar'. 

Taking to Instagram, Sunny dropped an announcement video regarding 'Border 2'. 

In the video, th star says, "27 saal pehle ek fauji ne vada kiya tha ki vo vapas aayega. Ussi vaade ko poora karne, hindustan ki mitti ko apna salaam kehne, aa raha hai (Twenty-seven years ago, a soldier made a promise that he would return. To fulfill that promise, to salute the soil of India, he is coming), loosely translated.

Sharing the video, he wrote, "Ek fauji apne 27 saal purane waade ko pura karne, aa raha hai phirse. India's biggest war film, #Border2 . Produced by Bhushan Kumar , Krishan Kumar, JP Dutta & Nidhi Dutta will be directed by Anurag Singh."

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As soon as he shared this exciting news, fans and industry members chimed in the comment section.

Sunny's sister Esha Deol reacted with evil eye emoji.

One of the users wrote, "Wow.eagerly waiting sir."

Another user commented, "Wow, It's Great Announcement."

On Wednesday, Sunny teased fans with a video featuring himself, which he captioned, "Exciting Announcement tomorrow, can you guess?!"

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Border 2 is written by Nidhi Dutta and produced by Bhushan Kumar and Krishan Kumar and JP Dutta and Nidhi Dutta. It will be directed by Anurag Singh. Reportedly, the story is placed in the same setting at the Battle of Longewala and will start shooting sometime in October this year. Released in 1997, 'Border' is set during the period of the India-Pakistan war of 1971. Actors Sunny Deol, Jackie Shroff, Suniel Shetty, and Akshaye Khanna played the lead roles in the patriotic movie.

Meanwhile, after the phenomenal success of Gadar 2, Sunny is all set to come up with 'Lahore 1947'. Directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, the film features an ensemble cast including Preity Zinta, Shabana Azmi, Ali Fazal, and Karan Deol. Produced by Aamir Khan, the much-anticipated movie is slated for a Republic Day release next year. The film has been produced by Aamir Khan's production house. 

(with inputs from ANI)


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