Gurkha: Beneath the Bravery 


A psychological war drama inspired by true events of Rifleman Kulbir Thapa, an inexperienced soldier goes through an incredible journey that eventually cements his name among the legendary Gurkha warriors.


Pradeep Shahi


Pradeep Shahi

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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Olly Bassi ... Hauptmann Alex Baumann
Oliver Woolf ... German Soldier
Barnaby Chambers ... German Soldier (as Barney James Chambers)
Stuart Walker ... Private Bill Keightley
Agostino Carmelo Oberhofer ... Feldwebel Max Muller
Charlie Morel ... Private Conor Sefton
Robin Friberg ... Soldat Mikel Kaufmann
Gaumaya ... Maiya
Samir Gurung Samir Gurung ... Kulbir Thapa
Elliot Halidu Elliot Halidu ... German Soldier
Lee Michael Lee Michael ... Sergeant Stephen Freeman
Savas Tektas Savas Tektas ... German Soldier
Jack Cronin Jack Cronin ... Private Percy Kellard
Surya Gurung Surya Gurung ... Riddhiman Rai
Rajan Gurung Rajan Gurung ... Bir Bahadur Gurung


25th September, 1915, British Forces launched a major attack on the German position at Loos, France, hence commencing Battle of Loos. Kulbir Thapa, a 26 yrs old Rifleman in the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Queen Alexandra's Own Gurkha Rifles, was in one of the leading companies venturing deep into German lines, and it was the first time he had been under fire and short-lived hope of survival was all gone when he was severely wounded. Moments later, out of 800 men unit, only fewer than 50 survived. Casaulties on that day were the worst yet suffered in a single day by the British Army, including some 8,500 dead. A survival story behind the enemy line itself is a praise worthy tale of bravery but his story didn't finish there. What unfolds next is a legendary tale of self-sacrifice, compassion and friendship. The next day, on 26th September, for a fleeting moment, amidst burnt and grime filled no man's land, he displayed a much greater heroism than war- humanity. This earned him the first ever ...

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England, UK


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Dolby Digital


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