Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Drama
Running Time:  129 min.
Release Date: May 25, 2018 (limited)

Current rating: Rating: 5.00
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Cast: John Abraham, Diana Penty, Boman Irani


Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran is based on the nuclear bomb test explosions conducted by the Indian Army at Pokhran in 1998, under the leadership of India's future President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, during the time of PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee's tenure. John Abraham plays the lead member of the Pokhran Nuclear test team.

The film tells the audience about the failures and the hidden facts that no one paid attention to and brings out the unsung heroes of the experiment that put India on the map as global nuclear superpower.

Director: Abhishek Sharma
Studio: Zee Studios
Producer(s): John Abraham
Screenplay: Saiwyn Quadras, Sanyukta Chawla Shaikh, Abhishek Sharma

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  • 5 stars "Very well acted and presented film. Quite credible story-line. The photography was superb; action/drama scenes expertly constructed. Overall, an enjoyable and inspiring film."
  • 5 stars "The theme and pride of doing this test."