In 2019, Sushant Singh Rajput announced his dream project on Army day, the rifleman. The rifleman is a story of Jaswant Singh Rawat, a rifleman who fought during the Sino-India war in 1962. He won the Maha Vir Chakra for his valiant efforts, and his memory is a testimony to the sacrifices made by thousands of Indian soldiers during one of the harshest realities India faced since independence. Sushant Singh Rajput then shared a teaser on his Twitter account stating, “A border to protect. One Braveheart. #Rifleman.
The film will likely be a gifted memory to Sushant Singh Rajput’s fans, and a must-watch film for its portrayal of bravery, and sacrifice.
Rifleman Movie Plot
Jaswan Rawat, and his fellow army men helped the Indian army captured a vital position during the sino-India war. they managed to eliminate stiff aggression from the Chinese forces including grenade attacks, and machine gunfire. Their bravery grasped victory from the jaws of defeat when the odds surmounted against the Indian forces in a very critical battle. The battle resulted in over 300 Chinese casualties, while India only lost two men, and eight were wounded.
Rifleman Movie Official Trailer
The official trailer of Rifleman released on the 20th of June, 2020 on YouTube. The trailer touts the movie as the dream project of Sushant Singh Rajput, and the first dialogue in the trailer draws an eerie similarity with Sushant Singh Rajput’s real life. The dialogue reads, “Regardless of whether we return home or not, our stories will definitely reach home’. Sushant Singh Rajput is no longer with us, but maybe his memories will inspire all of us to watch the tale of sacrifice and bravery in the country.
Rifleman Movie Release Date
The Rifleman makers have not yet confirmed the release date. The makers of the movie are mum about the release. However, news reports confirm that the film will release soon, and its shooting is complete.
The on-going lockdown has affected the release of the film, and it will likely go on the floor by the end of 2020.