Jio Cinema to Release "Ranneeti: Balakot & Beyond" Web Series on April 25, 2024

Jio Cinema's new web series "Ranneeti: Balakot & Beyond" dramatizes the 2019 Balakot airstrikes, featuring an impressive cast and promising an immersive, patriotic portrayal of India's defense forces.

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Jio Cinema to Release "Ranneeti: Balakot & Beyond" Web Series on April 25, 2024

Jio Cinema to Release "Ranneeti: Balakot & Beyond" Web Series on April 25, 2024

Jio Cinema has announced the release of a new web series titled "Ranneeti: Balakot & Beyond" on April 25, 2024. The series, starring Elnaaz Norouzi and Jimmy Shergil, portrays the Indian Air Force's bombing raid in Balakot following the 2019 Pulwama terrorist attack.

Directed by Santosh Singh, "Ranneeti: Balakot & Beyond" features an impressive cast, including Lara Dutta, Ashutosh Rana, and Ashish Vidyarthi. The series is set to provide the audience with an insider's view of modern warfare, concentrating on the unsung heroes working in the war room, strategizing and playing critical roles in the operation.

The trailer for the series has already been released, offering viewers a preview of the high-octane fictional drama inspired by actual events. "Ranneeti: Balakot & Beyond" pledges to deliver an immersive experience with stunning aerial sequences featuring genuine fighter planes, such as the Sukhoi Su30, MiG21, Mirage 2000, and F16, piloted by the character of a Group Captain.

Jimmy Shergill, who plays an intense character in the series, discussed the challenges of filming the war room scenes, which were shot for 15-20 days, sometimes non-stop for 24-48 hours. "The series also deals with the lives of the martyrs, politics, and the events on the other side of the border, making it a comprehensive and extensive portrayal of the Balakot airstrikes and its aftermath," Shergill said.

Why this matters: "Ranneeti: Balakot & Beyond" provides a unique perspective on a significant event in India's recent history, illuminating the strategic decisions and sacrifices made by the country's defense forces. The series serves as a tribute to the unsung heroes and evokes a sense of pride and gratitude for their service to the nation.

The action-packed web series is produced by Sunjoy Waddhwa, Comall Sunjoy, and Sunnjana S under the banner of Sphere Origins Productions. "Ranneeti: Balakot & Beyond" also features Kiara Sadh, Suneel Sinha, and Samaran Sahu in supporting roles. The series will stream exclusively on Jio Cinema, adding to the platform's growing lineup of engaging original content.

Key Takeaways

  • Jio Cinema to release "Ranneeti: Balakot & Beyond" web series on April 25, 2024.
  • Series stars Elnaaz Norouzi, Jimmy Shergill, Lara Dutta, Ashutosh Rana, and Ashish Vidyarthi.
  • Directed by Santosh Singh, the series depicts the 2019 Balakot airstrikes by the Indian Air Force.
  • Features realistic aerial sequences with genuine fighter planes like Sukhoi Su30, MiG21, Mirage 2000, and F16.
  • Series explores the lives of martyrs, politics, and events on the other side of the border.