About The Braveheart
AJIT V BHANDARKAR
Lt Col Ajit V Bhandarkar SC was an alumni of NDA. He was commissioned in 18 Madras from IMA in December 1981. He was appointed as an instructor in the prestigious Officers Training Academy, Chennai on 26th November 1987. He was in the frontline in 25 Rashtriya Rifles as a 2IC in October 1999 when he got martyred exemplifying the motto of his Regiment ” It is a glory to die doing one’s duty”.
Blessed with two boys Nirbhay and Akshay , he was a very devoted father, a caring son to his old parents and fond of his two elder brothers, Col Arun Bhandarkar and Anil Bhandarkar .True to the spirits of Olive Green (og) he believed that his country always came first in his duty.
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Union Minister @Rajeev_GoI released the documentary 'The Saga of a Braveheart' based on the life of Lt Col Ajit V Bhandarkar, who was martyred on October 30, 1999 at Surankot in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. pic.twitter.com/tUHoxT8ZmA— DD News (@DDNewslive) April 2, 2022
Spent a beautiful morning with @Rajeev_GoI @MajDPSingh at the launch of the biopic of a courageous warrior.. Shaurya Chakra Lt Col A V Bhandarkar.. "A saga of a BRAVEHEART"— CP Gurnani (@C_P_Gurnani) April 2, 2022
Salute Mrs. Bhandarkar for transforming her grief into courage and compassion and yes, action. pic.twitter.com/Jlg8bwKSOF
"A saga of a BRAVEHEART" a book on Lt Col A V Bhandarkar, SC.— Major D P Singh (@MajDPSingh) April 2, 2022
And now a biopic is ready to be launched shortly, by the most apt person @Rajeev_GoI.
Thank you team "Metamorph foundation".
A bow to Mrs Shakuntala Bhandarkar & 2 Young brave son, officers in Army and Navy each.
Celebrating the B'day n Life of Lt. Col Ajit V Bhandarkar, Shaurya Chakra-at the Promo Launch of 'The Saga of a Braveheart'- a documentary abt this brave warrior, who laid down his life 4 the country. Salute to his wife Shakuntala Bhandarkar who wrote the book abt him.— Rajeev Chandrasekhar 🇮🇳 (@Rajeev_GoI) December 31, 2021
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Metamorphes is a group of spirited veterans who are passionately committed to bring about a positive change in society. Through it’s initiatives such as Veer Naaris & Veterans Outreach Program, Nation Talks Series, Ajit Bhandarkar Award & Research & Advocacy Metamorphes highlights the core values and ethos, inculcating Pride in the Nation and the Armed Forces which are required to create a better society.
MAYA is a premier film production enterprise, based in Bangalore. With a 25+ year legacy and compelling work in many domains, this enterprise is passionate about crafting documentaries based on social causes and is especially focused on topics concerning the armed forces and Veer Naaris. MAYA, founded by Maya Chandra has set benchmarks for their creative endeavor: in communicating national pride and patriotism.