Balakot Airstrike Movie: Netizens Are Excited About Bhushan Kumar, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Film, Call It a Tribute towards Armed Forces (Read Tweets)
Bhushan Kumar, Sanjay Leela Bhansali (Photo Credits: Getty Images)

Twitterati gave a big thumbs-up to the news that Bollywood producers Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Bhushan Kumar, Mahaveer Jain and Pragya Kapoor will collaborate for a new film based on the 2019 Balakot air strike.#SanjayLeelaBhansali trended on Twitter. One fan posted: "This is a good decision taken by #SanjayLeelaBhansali. Glorifying the bravery of our armed forces is a good thing. I say do not distort the original story and not put any songs like other ordinary movies." Abhishek Kapoor to Direct a Film Based on 2019 Balakot Airstrike, Sanjay Leela Bhansali to Co-Produce.

"That's great. Please don't put any songs in the movie. Just a suggestion," read another post. One fan wrote: "#SanjayLeelaBhansali Good decision, Sanjay ji... my best wishes. "Modi ji giving employment to Bollywood for sure... Bollywood biggies... go & grab topics... Article 370, Ram Mandir, Triple Talaaq, Citizen Amendment bill, Balakot... Topics milte rahenge." One Twitter user was, however, not amused over the issue. He wrote: "This just shows how desperate Bollywood is in making money by stirring hot topics.

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Looks like Bollywood producers are always waiting for a disaster to happen, waiting for our soldiers to die so they can get cash out of it. Utter shame." Following the killing of 40 CRPF personnel on February 14 in a bomb attack in Pulwama in then Jammu and Kashmir state, Indian Air Force undertook an airstrike in the early hours of February 26 on a Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist camp in Balakot in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.