1962 The War in the Hills

26 Feb 2021

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Summary -

'1962: The War in the Hills' is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language war drama streaming-television series directed by Mahesh Manjrekar with Abhay Deol starring in the lead role. The series is scheduled to premiere on Hotstar. The series is inspired by the 1962 India-China war. The series showcases how 125 Indian soldiers fought more than 3000 Chinese soldiers at Galwan Valley and Rezang La in 1962.

Inspired by true events, 1962: The War In The Hills is a fictional take about one of the fiercest battles ever fought. 125 Indian soldiers of the battalion ‘C Company’ fought 3000 Chinese to the last man and last bullet; led by their leader Major Suraj Singh.

Hailing from the village of Rewari, this is also a story about the personal battles of Indian troops, their life beyond their uniforms, and their times of love, heartbreak, longing, and celebration. They band together in the harshest battlefield and hold up a strategic pass that stopped the infiltrating army from taking over a prime airstrip fighting till their last breath to protect what truly belonged to the nation – Ladakh.