Actor Sanjay Dutt will be seen playing the role of an army officer in director Girish Malik’s next, titled Torbaaz. Dutt loved the idea of Torbaaz and immediately gave a go ahead. In the film the actor plays an army officer who wants to give the ‘children of war’ a ray of hope, a release issued here said.

“I am keen to be a part of films that are highly content driven. I want to create a memorable slate of films for my fans,” Sanjay Dutt said.

“Torbaaz” is based in Afghanistan and is a story about child suicide bombers of Afghanistan, who have been trained to believe that killing is a virtue and glory is in an afterlife. The film is produced by Raju Chadha and Rahul Mittra and is likely to go on floors by 2017.