1962: The War in the Hills is an Indian Hindi-language war drama streaming-television series directed by Mahesh Manjrekar with Abhay Deol starring in the lead role. The series premiered on February 26, 2021 on Hotstar. The series is inspired by the 1962 India-China war.
Inspired by true events, 1962: The War In The Hills is a fictional take about one of the fiercest battles ever fought. 125 Indian soldiers of ‘C Company’ of an Indian army battalion fought 3000 Chinese to the last man and last bullet; led by their leader Major Suraj Singh. Hailing from the village of Rewari, this is also a story about their personal battles, their life beyond their uniforms and their times of love, heartbreak, longing and celebration. They band together in the harshest battlefield and hold up a strategic pass that stopped the infiltrating army from taking over a prime airstrip fighting till their last breath to protect what truly belonged to the nation – Ladakh.
Genre: Drama , Action & Adventure
Actor: Abhay Deol , Mahie Gill , Sumeet Vyas , Akash Thosar , Rochelle Rao , Vineet Sharma , Meiyang Chang , Hemal ingle , Pooja Sawant