The Vaccine War

  • Colour | 161 Mins | Hindi | 2023
  • Director: Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri
  • Producer : IAMBUDDHA Entertainment and Media LLP
  • Writer : Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri
  • DoP : Uday Singh Mohite
  • Editor : Shankh Rajyadhyaksha
  • Cast : Nana Patekar, Anupam Kher, Pallavi Joshi

Synopsis: Doctor Balram Bhargava, a result oriented man is the Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research. His life is shaken when a new pneumonia-like virus is said to be doing the rounds in China. He assembles a team of the most capable scientists of India and sets out to fight the virus, Covid-19. Dr. Nivedita Gupta works under Dr. Bhargava in the Delhi office of ICMR. Dr. Priya Abraham, the Director of the National Institute of Virology and her best scientist Dr. Pragya Yadav lead the research in Pune's BSL4 lab. A plan is laid down and ICMR and NIV manage to successfully vaccinate the nation and put an end to the virus against foreign lobbying and immense scrutiny. The world believed India would lose half its people as it was the perfect breeding ground for such a virus. This film narrates how these scientists prevailed and made India proud.

Directors Bio: Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri is a national award winning filmmaker, director, best-selling author, editor, social worker and a public intellectual with critically acclaimed and commercially successful films like ‘Buddha in a Traffic Jam’ (2014), ‘The Tashkent Files’ (2019) and ‘The Kashmir Files’ (2022).

Producer: IAmBuddha Entertainment and Media LLP is a visionary film production company committed to bringing impactful stories to the forefront. Driven by a passion for storytelling that reflects the essence of Bharat.Founded by industry veterans, 3-time National Award-winning actor and producer Pallavi Joshi, and 2-time National Award-winning writer-director Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri.

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