Pulwama Attack was one of the deadliest incidents ever happened in India. It was a terrorist attack on the security personnel who were moving into the city for patrolling purposes on 14th February 2019.
A Jaish suicide bomber rammed a van carrying more than 100 kg of explosives into the convoy of busses Army soldiers in the Pulwama district. 40 Soldiers were martyred in that Terrorist attack. India was shocked and angry by the incident that happened in the evening that day.
Onir, a reputed director, well known for many great shows since 2001, will be directing the show based on the Pulwama Attack. He confirms that the show will be released on SonyLiv very soon.
The show will be named Pulwama Key no. 1026, based on author and journalist Rahul Pandita’s book, The Lover Boy of Bahawalpur. This book was sold thousands of times when launched in the market. Now it’s Onir who will take the incident to the audience in detail.
Onir in one of his interview said, “The Pulwama terror attack did not just claim the lives of 40 CRPF Jawans, it broke India and its people. 40 is not just a number, but the living dreams of these brave men and their families blown apart. A riveting, emotional tale of an incident that left the entire nation devastated, Pulwama Key No. 1026 is the story about the men and women who worked tirelessly to find the truth. It’s a story every Indian should know, and I feel honoured to helm this project along with writer Rahul Pandita.”
The eight-episode show will detail the dreams and lives of the Martyred Jawans and the incident itself. Onir assures that you will know everything about the Pulwama attack after watching the show.
On 19th Oct, 2021, Onir posted an image with the caption saying, “Good morning beautiful people.
Very excited to share with you this exciting important journey I am starting as show Runner and director of webseries #pulwamakeyno1026 as my first work for the OTT .
Thank you @rahulpandita1 for trusting me with your book.
Thank you @sonylivindia @001danishkhan @golu_a @saugatam for believing in us and coming in board to this important story .
Good to work with you once again @sudnigga
NOTE : The next few months will be research and script so PLEASE do NOT message me for casting or Direction team requests. Thank you
Repost from @sonylivindia
SonyLIV announces a new series – Pulwama Key No.1026, helmed by National award-winning director – Onir and based on award-winning author and journalist Rahul Pandita’s book – ‘The Lover Boy of Bahawalpur‘.