India-Oman-United Kingdom Postgraduate Student at Uni of Surrey
In 2020 Khuda Haafiz released on OTT platform Disney+Hotstar to positive reviews and an ardent fan following. On 8th July this year, the much anticipated sequel, Khuda Haafiz Chapter II Agni Pariksha hit the theatres.
Directed by Faruk Kabir, the first chapter dealt with the male lead, Sameer played by Vidyut Jammwal rescuing his wife, Nargis, portrayed by Shivaleeka Oberoi, from flesh traders from the fictional country of Noman. The sequel gives us an initially happy couple but situations soon turn into dismay as their daughter, Nandini is kidnapped. How Sameer deals with it and extracts revenge forms the rest of the story. Action and romance were the fulcrum of the franchise. Even the second installation of the film sticks true to its promise of raw portrayal of action-packed sequences.
On 9th July, Director Faruk Kabir, actors Vidyut Jammwal and Shivaleeka Oberoi had landed in Ahmedabad for the promotion of the film. What they didn't know is the surprise that awaited them. Jammwalion family, the fandom of Vidyut Jammwal had gathered in Ahmedabad with special awards they had prepared for the team.
Amidst their busy schedule, Vidyut and the team met the Jammwalions who had gathered at the venue beforehand. Upon meeting, the team was taken by surprise when each of them were presented with memento awards on behalf of the entire Jammwalion family.
The team had a lovely interaction with the fans and despite the rush and chaos and ensured to thank everyone for their continued support and presence. The Jammwalion family also won the hearts of Director Faruk and actress Shivaleeka.
Vidyut Jammwal will be next seen in IB71, an espionage thriller, depicting the two front war between India and Pakistan, also starring Anupam Kher, helmed by Ghazi director Sankalp Reddy. The movie will also be Vidyut's maiden project under his production banner, Action hero films.
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