Faced with the catastrophic challenge of fighting a global crisis like no other, Indian scientists take on the mantle of producing vaccine despite not having enough resources and infrastructure to save the nation’s sixteen million citizens.
The Vaccine War is the latest Hindi medical thriller film directed by Vivek Agnihotri and produced by Pallavi Joshi. It is based on the true story of the development of Covaxin during the COVID-19 pandemic in India. The film features Nana Patekar, Pallavi Joshi, Raima Sen, Anupam Kher, Girija Oak, Nivedita Bhattacharya, Sapthami Gowda, and Mohan Kapur. It is marketed as “India’s first bio-science film“. The film was theatrically released on 28 September 2023 in eleven Indian languages including Hindi, English, Bengali, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Punjabi, Malayalam, Gujarati and Bhojpuri.