Reel VS Real ‘Jeet Ki Zid’: Amit Sadh and Amrita Puri meet Kargil war veteran Major Deependra Singh Sengar and Jaya Sengar


ZEE5’s recent web series Jeet Ki Zid has become a sensation amongst the audience for its real storyline and treatment of its narrative. After striking the right chord across all quarters and creating a special place in the hearts of the viewers, ZEE5 exclusively brought the real heroes to the forefront i.e Major Deependra Singh Sengar and his wife Jaya Sengar in a heart-to-heart conversation with reel heroes i.e Amit Sadh and Amrita Puri.

Amit Sadh who essays the role of Major Deep in the series and Amrita Puri who plays the role of Jaya, recently had a conversation with the real life Major and his wife. Between the four of them, everyone shared laughs and had an intimate conversation about various things including how they agreed to have their story told, their struggles during the time when Major Deep went to Kargil, how the real love story began between them and much more.

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Expressing his gratitude for being able to play such an amazing role, Amit shares in the video, “I had the privilege of wearing the uniform of the great Indian army again and to play and become Major Deep Singh Sengar along with my very very close friend and an actor I respect so much, Amrita who played the role of Jaya, Major Deependra Singh's wife. It’s been a big bag of fortune for us and emotions and learning.”

Major Deependra Singh Sengar approved of the series and expressed in the video, “The show has been made really well, the portrayal of the characters is as real as it can be for a piece of art. It’s real in portraying the essence so I would say it gets a 10/10. I wouldn’t have been able to do any of it without such a strong support system, be it the army, my friends, my family and especially my wife.”


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ZEE5’s Original Jeet Ki Zid is inspired by a true story. It is a testimony to the real-life story of Kargil war hero Major Deependra Singh Sengar who fought against all odds in different walks of life, be it the war or personal life. The series captures all of Major Deep Singh’s highlights and turning points in his life. The life of a soldier is depicted in the series with high octane action sequences and various army missions, the level of which has not been witnessed before.

Jeet Ki Zid stars a talented ensemble cast comprising Amit Sadh, Amrita Puri, Aly Goni and Sushant Singh. Directed by ace ad film director Vishal Mangalorkar and produced by Boney Kapoor, Arunava Joy Sengupta and Akash Chawla. The 7 episode series Jeet Ki Zid premiered on 22nd January on ZEE5 and is a must watch!