Feature: Verses Of War
Cast: Vivek Oberoi, Rohit Roy, Shivani Rai, Adah Sharma, Anupriya Goenka and Lokesh Mittal
Directed By: Prasad Kadam
Produced By: Vikaas Gutgutia, Girish Johar
Watch on: FNP Media YouTube channel
The short film, which sees Vivek portraying an army officer, pays tribute to the warriors who have laid down their lives in the service of the nation. It shows two soldiers across borders who interact by the means of poems and shayari.
Major Sunil Bhatia (played by actor Vivek Oberoi) and his squad are attacked by Pakistani forces, and the army officer is brought to a secret location where Captain Nawaz (Rohit Roy) interrogates him.
As the grilling progresses, things begin to unfurl in unexpected ways. From blaming one other’s armies for entering each other’s territories, the two gradually create a unique relationship after discovering their shared love of poetry and shayari.
Will they end up becoming friends forgetting the animosity between the countries?
Or will the patriotism towards their respective countries get the better of them and trash these creative thoughts in the bin? Well, you’ll have to watch the film to find out.
Watch the short film right here:
The film presents a well-rounded story of the spirit of the army and also the contribution of the soldiers’ support system, their families.
It captures the emotional strength of war widows and is Vivek’s thank you letter to the warriors of war and has been co-produced by him.