Akshaye Khanna is all set to make his debut on OTT with the ZEE5 movie titled State of Siege: Temple Attack. Produced by Continue Pictures, the movie shall be based mostly on the 2002 assault at Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Over 30 individuals misplaced their lives within the assault and greater than 80 had been left injured. The National Security Guard (NSG) pinned down the terrorists and introduced the scenario beneath management. The movie comes after the platform’s re-telling of the 26/11 Mumbai assaults in State of Siege: 26/11.
Akshaye shall be seen enjoying the function of a particular activity power officer, who shall be answerable for the mission. Excited about donning the uniform within the movie, Khanna in an announcement shared, “To be able to wear ‘the uniform’ without taking the oath of the ultimate sacrifice — this is a privilege that only an actor is afforded. My only focus during the making has been not to disrespect that privilege.”
Commenting on the venture and lauding his lead star, producer Abhimanyu Singh added, “Very rarely have we highlighted the role of the Indian commandos in neutralising attacks by our enemies. The State of Siege series was designed to give their perspective and contribution. The success of State of Siege: 26/11 encouraged us to tell these stories further and the obvious extension for us was to chronicle the events of the temple attack that shook the nation. Akshaye’s demeanor and craft make him the perfect fit to lead this narrative and we’re more than excited to be partnering with ZEE5 again on this one.”
Directed by Ken Ghosh, State of Siege: Temple Attack will premiere quickly on ZEE5.