Tango Charlie is a 2005Indian film directed by Mani Shankar. It got rave reviews and was well received by audiences, but did not perform well commercially. The movie aims to portray the different aspects of war and grief, and does not glorify these acts.
The story starts off with two Indian Air Force helicopter pilots (Sanjay Dutt and Sunil Shetty) discovering a mass pile of dead rebels and Indian trooper appearing to be dead. They later discover he's alive and find out who he is by reading his diary. The tale revolves around an IndianBSF trooper named Tarun Chauhan (Bobby Deol) in the 101st BSF Battalion arriving to the northeastern Indian province of Assam. While walking through the jungle searching for his platoon commander, he was caught in a trap and hung upside down. It is later revealed that Havaldar (Sergeant) Mohammad Ali (Ajay Devgan) set the trap and calls him an idiot for falling into it. He later meets the rest of the squad where he gets his assigned job as the cook for the platoon. Upon being asked why he joined the Border Security Force, he says it is to protect his country from any harm. Ali says that whoever has made that comment is nothing but a hypocrite. He tells him that the Bodos rebels, who want an independent Assam from India, have massacred many innocent people and are not afraid to kill them as well. Tarun later acknowledges his codename "Tango Charlie" and learns Ali's codename is "Mike Alpha" when asked by him. One day... Read More