The Vaccine War

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The Vaccine War is an engaging Indian biographical drama film which chronicles the creation of Covaxin vaccine during COVID-19 pandemic. This movie pays a moving tribute to Indian medical community’s efforts and scientific expertise in producing Covaxin (BBV152).

The Vaccine War, set for release on September 28, 2023, has already aroused great anticipation among moviegoers due to its captivating plot and powerful ensemble cast. Directed by Vivek Agnihotri and featuring Anupam Kher – famed for delivering dynamic performances – along with many others, The Vaccine War boasts an exceptional ensemble cast.

The Vaccine War Movie


MovieThe Vaccine War
Release Date28 September 2023
Star CastNana Patekar, Pallavi Joshi, Anupam Kher, Raima Sen, Sapthami Gowda
DirectorVivek Agnihotri
ProducerPallavi Joshi, Abhishek Agarwal
CinematographerUdaysingh Mohite
MusicRohit Sharma, Vanraj Bhatia, Swapnil Bandodkar, Shryea Kaul
EditorShankh Rajadhyaksha
Production CompanyI Am Buddha Production, Abhishek Agarwal Arts
Distributed byPen Marudhar Entertainment


This film recounts the real story of Bharat Biotech (BBV152), founded jointly with National Institute of Virology (NIV) and Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR), through Nana Patekar who plays Nana, head scientist of its vaccine development team; Pallavi Joshi acts as his assistant.

This film depicts early 2020 when COVID-19 first started spreading globally and India launched an effort for vaccine production – with Bharat Biotech as one of its founding companies joining this race against time led by its co-chair Krishna Ella.


Nana Patekar stars as a head scientist in this film and offers us an engaging portrayal. Through him we experience their trials and triumphs within international scientific communities worldwide.

Pallavi Joshi, three-time National Film Award Winner and unrivalled talent and presence are essential in creating an unforgettable performance that captures audiences hearts. Her talent will leave no one indifferent!

Sapthami Gowda and Pallavi Joshi lead an engaging viewing experience as leading actresses of this movie, thanks to their talents and devotion as characters like Sapthami Gowda and Pallavi Joshi respectively. Additional key actors like Raima Sen and Paritosh Sand have also been cast for key roles to add depth and quality.

The Vaccine War is an emotional rollercoaster of human ingenuity and resilience during one of history’s pivotal periods when science joined forces against one common foe.



What is the release date of the The Vaccine War?

The Vaccine War movie is set to release in theaters on 28 September 2023.

Who directed the movie The Vaccine War?

The movie has been directed by Vivek Agnihotri.

Who is in the cast of The Vaccine War?

Nana Patekar, Pallavi Joshi, Anupam Kher, Raima Sen, Sapthami Gowda

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