Operation Swift Retort (film)

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Operation Swift Retort
Operation Swift Retort
Pakistani Filmmaker DJ Kamal Mustafa
Directed byDJ Kamal Mustafa
Produced byDJ Kamal Mustafa
Written byDJ Kamal Mustafa
Release date
  • 14 August 2019 (2019-08-14) (PK)
Running time
24 Minutes

Operation Swift Retort[1][2][3] is an animated Pakistani film[4] directed, animated, produced and written by DJ Kamal Mustafa, which deals with the 2019 Jammu and Kashmir airstrikes.


The film begins on February 26 2019, when the Indian Air Force (IAF) enter Pakistan air space and drop a payload in the forest of 'Jabba', Pakistan. Indian media report that 350 terrorists were killed but Pakistan Military Director General ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor presents information saying that no human casualties were reported and no one was killed by the Indian Air Force. The film then shows the Pakistan Army holding a meeting and deciding to give a suitable response to Indian aggression. Film production started in May 2019 in Pakistan (Karachi) and completed In two months. The film is available online for public on Youtube. The filmmaker DJ Kamal Mustafa[5][6][7] dedicates this film to 'Squadron Leader Hassan Siddiqui, Nauman Ali Khan' who shot down MIG 21 & Sukhoi 30 from JF 17 Thunder and also dedicates it to the spokesperson of Pakistan Armed Forces Major General Asif Ghafoor[8] Chief Of The Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa & Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan. The film also shows the capture of Abhinandan Varthaman[9] an Indian pilot who ejected himself after PAF shot down the MIG 21.[10][11][12]


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  2. ^ Mustafa, DJ Kamal (2019-09-09). "A Patriotic Pakistani Made A Short Film On "Operation Swift Retort" And Wah Kia Baat Hai!". Parhlo. Retrieved 2019-09-09.
  3. ^ Desk, News (2019-08-16). "Operation Swift Retort - Pakistan's befitting reply to Indian aggression". Global Village Space. Retrieved 2019-09-19.
  4. ^ "Operation Swift Retort: The animated response to India from Pakistan". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2019-09-08.
  5. ^ "Operation Swift Retort Pakistans Befitting Reply To Indian Aggression".
  6. ^ Moini, Muna (2019-08-26). "Shamoon Abbasi to play Indian pilot in the comedy film "Abhinandan Come On"". Brandsynario. Retrieved 2019-09-08.
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  8. ^ "TheNews e-paper [Beta Version]". e.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2019-09-13.
  9. ^ Leu, Kristen (2019-08-27). "Operation Swift Retort – Respond to Indian aggression by Pakistan". Khaleej Mag - News and Stories from Around the World. Retrieved 2019-09-08.
  10. ^ "Operation Swift Retort (Pakistani Animated Film)". Hamariweb.com Articles. Retrieved 2019-09-08.
  11. ^ "Pakistan makes short film on Abhinandan capture". gulfnews.com. Retrieved 2019-09-09.
  12. ^ "Operation Swift Retort Memorial at PAF Base Sargodha". INCPak. 2019-09-13. Retrieved 2019-09-14.

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