Bhuj-The Pride Of India Real Story: Here is What Really Happened During 1971 War

Ajay Devgn fronted 'Bhuj: The Pride Of India' is currently streaming on Hotstar & the movie is garnering praise from all over. Bhuj-The Pride Of India's real story is more interesting in comparison with the film. Here is the real story of Bhuj-The Pride Of India.

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Aug 17, 2021 09:59 IST
Bhuj-The Pride Of India Real Story: Here is What Really Happened During 1971 War
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Ajay Devgn's recently released film 'Bhuj' is based on a true incident, in which the story of the 1971 war between India and Pakistan is shown. Bhuj's real story is more interesting & thrilling as compared to the movie. Here's the Bhuj-The Pride Of India Real Story in which we've laid down the actual account of what happened during the 1971 war. 

When Pakistan Was Defeated With The Help of Women From Nearby Village

The movie depicts the courage & resolve of the 300 village women who helped India in winning the 1971 war against Pakistan. The excitement of the people was immediately increased after the first trailer was dropped. Read the full article to know how the actual events transpired during the course of the 1971 Indo-Pak war. 

On 8 December 1971, PAF's strike package of F-86 Sabre jets dropped 14 Napalm unguided bombs on the Indian Air Force Base in Bhuj. The Indian Airforce's runway was destroyed during these attacks, resulting in a temporary halt of air operations. The second attack from Pakistan was so devastating that the Indian Airforce had to take help from the Border Security Force. 

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After the destruction of the Air Base, Base Commander Vijay Karnik took command of the Bhuj airport. However, due to the lack of enough manpower, 300 women from Madhapur village, located near the camp, were called for help.  The women worked tirelessly without caring about PAF strikes and within 72 hours they created a new runway from scratch. 

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Base Commander Vijay Karnik got this runway rebuilt with the help of women. As per real accounts, Surendraban Jetha Madharpaya organized & mobilized the women for this work and introduced them to Vijay Karnik. Sonakshi Sinha has played the role of Surenderban while Ajay Devgn is playing the role of Vijay Karnik. India won this battle not only with its soldiers but also with the support of these women of the village.

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