Brigadier Kuldeep Singh Chandpuri

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  • Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri MVC, VSM (born 22 November 1940) is a retired officer in the Indian Army.
  • He is known for his heroic leadership in the famous Battle of Longewala (as Major Kuldip Singh), for which he was awarded Maha Vir Chakra by the Government of India.
  • Kuldip Singh Chandpuri was born on 22 November 1940 at Montgomery in the Punjab region of undivided India.
  • Border, a 1997 Hindi film directed by J.P.Dutta was an adaptation of the real-life battle, with Major Chandpuri being portrayed by Hindi film actor Sunny Deol.
  • He also took part in the 1965 war in the western sector. And served in the United Nations Emergency Force at Gaza, Egypt, right after the war.

Profession/Designation Armed forces
Location Punjab