Sidharth Malhotra and Manoj Bajpayee are in Kashmir for Neeraj Pandey’s ‘Aiyaary’. News has it that they’ve both been interacting with jawans in the region.
‘Aiyaary’ is a story based on two army officers with Bajpayee as mentor and Malhotra as protege. A source told Mumbai Mirror, “It was humbling to witness the difficult conditions in which the jawans lived and the constant danger they faced. For the jawans too, interacting with Sid and Manoj and posing for pictures with them was a wonderful experience”.
There has been careful consideration given to the way the army officers’ characters are essayed in the film. The source adds, “Given the kind of films Neeraj and Friday Filmworks always make, people everywhere have faith that he will not misrepresent the locals or the state as a whole. The authorities were extremely supportive given the sensitivity of the story and the shooting locations and it was a wonderful experience for everybody involved”.