The movie is an adaptation of Harinder Sikka’s novel Calling Sehmat which is inspired by real events.
The story is about an Indian spy married to a Pakistani military officer during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 on the order of her father.
Alia Bhatt is a British actress and singer of Indian descent who works in Hindi films. Bhatt was born on 15 March 1993 in Mumbai to Indian film director Mahesh Bhatt and actress Soni Razdan. Bhatt was educated at the Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai. She holds British citizenship. Her's first acting role was as a child artist in Sangharsh (1999) and had her first leading role in 2012 with Karan Johar's Student of the Year.
Vicky Kaushal is an Indian actor. Kaushal was born on 16 May 1988 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Kaushal's father, Shyam Kaushal, is a Bollywood action director and stunt coordinator. Kaushal graduated as mechanical engineer in 2009 from Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai. He joined an acting workshop under Kishore Namit Kapoor. He went on to do minor roles in films like Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana and Bombay Velvet besides a short film, Geek Out. He started his career with his first movie Masaan in 2015.
Rajit Kapur is an Indian film and theater actor and director. Kapur was born on 27 August 1963 in Amritsar, Punjab, India. He is known for his portrayal of Mahatma Gandhi in the 1996 film. His debut film was Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda (1992) directed by Shyam Benegal.
Shishir Sharma is an Indian film and television actor. He is known for played the role of Jagmohan Prasad in Yahaaan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli. Sharma has acted in more than 40 films and TV serials including Story of a lonely goldfish, Swabhimaan, Bombay boys, Sarkar raj and The second best marigold hotel.
Jaideep Ahlawat is an Indian film actor. He was born on 8 February 1980 in a Jat family of the village Kharkara, Rohtak in Haryana, and he completed his acting graduation from FTII in 2008. Jaideep Ahlawat started to take acting seriously only after his graduation. He was first noticed in a negative character in Priyadarshan's Khatta Meetha (2010).
Ashwath Bhatt is an Indian film actor. He graduated from the National School of Drama in 2001, and since then has appeared in several films and plays.
Arif Zakaria is an Indian actor. Zakaria was born on 11 November 1966 in Mumbai, maharashtra, India and began acting in theatre while in college and later moved on to television and films. He is best known for his diverse roles beginning from his debut film "Darmiyaan" (1987), "1947 Earth" (1989), "Dance Like a man" (2004) and various other roles even biographical projects like as Mardana in the controversial Nanak Shah Fakir.
Amruta Khanvilkar is an Indian film actress who appears in Bollywood and Marathi movies. Khanvilkar was born on 23 November 1984 in Pune, Maharashtra, India. She has appeared in Hindi and Marathi films and established herself as one of Marathi cinema's leading actresses and an accomplished dancer.
Soni Razdan is a British-born Indian actress and film director. Razdan was born on 25 October 1956 in Birmingham, UK, to Gertrude Hoelzer, a German, and Narendra Nath Razdan, a Hindu Kashmiri Pandit. She is the mother of Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt and wife of Mahesh Bhatt. Razdan started her career in English theatre with John Fowler's The Collector and her Hindi stage career with Bund Darvaze, Satyadev Dubey's adaptation of Jean Paul Sartre's No Exit.
Sanjay Suri is an Indian actor and producer from Bollywood. Suri was born on 6 April 1971 in Srinagar, Kashmir. When Suri moved to New Delhi in 1990, he was thrust into the world of modelling. He made his debut in 1999 with Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi. He went on to star in many supporting roles, but finally got his big break with Jhankaar Beats in 2003.
Kanwaljit Singh is an Indian actor who has performed in films as well as television serials. He has acted in Hindi and Punjabi films.