The Vaccine War

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.

Director : Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri
Producer : IAMBUDDHA Entertainment and Media LLP
Screenplay : Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri
DOP : Uday Singh Mohite
Editor : Shankh Rajyadhyaksha
Cast : Nana Patekar, Anupam Kher, Pallavi Joshi

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri

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).


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