‘SamBahadur’ – is the story of India’s greatest war hero and first Marshal, Sam Manekshaw starring Vicky Kaushal in the lead role, Sanya Malhotra and Fatima Sana Shaikh hit the floors today. The film is directed by Meghna Gulzar and produced by Ronnie Screwvala (RSVP).
Sam Manekshaw’s military career spanned four decades and five wars. He was the first Indian Army officer to be promoted to Field Marshal and his military victory in the 1971 Indo-Pakistani War led to the creation of Bangladesh.
Walking the first day of filming, Creators – RSVP released an exclusive video featuring glimpses of Vicky Kaushal as SamBahadur with her co-stars, Sanya and Fatima. This video highlights the dedication to bringing the character to life, from Vicky’s incredible transformation as Sam Bahadur and their tabletop reading sessions, to Meghna Gulzar and her team enthusiastically reimagining realistic character representation through their reading sessions and their preparation for filming. This video gives us a glimpse of the journey they are about to embark on and the value they bring to showcasing the life of the Honorable Sam Manekshaw.
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Excited to embark on this journey, director Meghna Gulzar says, “Finally, after years of extensive research, writing, brainstorming and rigorous preparation, ‘SamBahadur’ is finally out. It’s extremely rewarding to be on set and to have the opportunity to tell Sam Manekshaw’s inspiring life story. A life of bravery, courage, determination and righteousness. They don’t make men love her anymore!
Directed by Meghna Gulzar, starring Vicky Kaushal, Sanya Malhotra and Fatima Sana Shaikh and produced by Ronnie Screwvala, the film has started filming and will hit theaters in 2023.
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