IC 814: Vijay Varma, Naseeruddin Shah and Dia Mirza to star in Anubhav Sinha’s thriller    


The solid announcement video for the upcoming sequence IC 814: The Kandahar Hijack, based mostly on true occasions depicting the longest hijack in Indian historical past, is out. The present marks the OTT debut of Anubhav Sinha, greatest identified for movies like Thappad and Article 15.

The sequence explores the hijacking of Indian Airways Flight 814 on December 24, 1999, en route from Kathmandu to Delhi. 5 masked gunmen took management of the Airbus, diverting it to a number of places, together with Amritsar, Lahore, and Dubai, earlier than touchdown in Kandahar, Afghanistan. This occasion left 188 passengers stranded contained in the aircraft for seven days, typically on the bottom and different occasions at 30,000 toes.

Netflix Kandahar Highjack

The star-studded solid contains Vijay Varma, Naseeruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapur, Kumud Mishra, Arvind Swamy, Manoj Pahwa, Dia Mirza, Amrita Puri, Patralekha, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Anupam Tripathi, Pooja Gor, Aditya Shrivatav, Kanwaljit Singh, Sushant Singh, and Yashpal Sharma.

The lately launched solid announcement video units the stage for the sequence, showcasing the resilience, mayhem, ability, and tact concerned within the mission to rescue the passengers. The logline reads, ” On 24 December 1999, Indian Airways flight IC 814, en route from Kathmandu to New Delhi, was hijacked and brought to Kandahar in Taliban-governed Afghanistan. The hijack lasted seven days; whereas passengers and crew suffered, some nice officers again house struggled to reply the ‘who’ and ‘why’ – solutions that had been past the plain and very complicated. However the folks needed to be introduced again house safely. The clock was ticking because the negotiations cast by way of; that is the story of these seven days which grew to become the longest hijack in Indian historical past.”

Netflix Kandahar Highjack

The filming of the sequence is about to begin quickly, promising a gripping narrative of the harrowing occasions surrounding the Kandahar hijacking.


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