One of the most talented and promising actors among the many current Bollywood stars is Vicky Kaushal. Sam Bahudar’s followers have been ecstatic ever since Vicky said that he would take on the character of Field Marshall Sam Manekshaw in the biopic. Sanya Malhotra and Fatima Sana Shaikh will play crucial roles in the Meghna Gulzar-directed movie. Currently, the producers have announced that Sam Bahadar’s filming has begun today.
Sam Bahadur’s director Meghna Gulzar posted the behind-the-scenes video to her social media accounts. wrote: “Only Gratitude as we set out on this extremely special Journey…#Samबहादुर Now Filming. We are thankful for your continued support @indianarmy.adgpi @indianairforce @indiannavy @jehanmanekshaw @bottlesidlemind and the Manekshaw family.”
Vicky’s transition into Sam Bahadur at their table read sessions kicks off this video. Additionally, it provides a sneak preview of the adventure they are about to take and the significance they will add to the presentation of Sam Manekshaw’s life.
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Only Gratitude as we set out on this extremely special Journey… #Samबहादुर Now Filming
We are thankful for your continued support @adgpi @IAF_MCC @indiannavy @jehansam @batliwalabrandy & the Manekshaw family@vickykaushal09 @fattysanashaikh @sanyamalhotra07 @RonnieScrewvala pic.twitter.com/Qv7AtO4ZDb
— Meghna Gulzar (@meghnagulzar) August 8, 2022
On the occasion of Sam Manekshaw’s birth, in 2021, Kaushal unveiled Sam Bahadur and a Gulzar-narrated video. Vicky will play the protagonist’s character, while Sanya will play his wife, Silloo Manekshaw, and Fatima will portray the nation’s first female prime minister, Indira Gandhi.
In an interview, Vicky expressed his excitement and said that he is fortunate to portray the role of a real-life hero and patriot who is still remembered and loved for his contributions to the country. “There is a lot to learn and take back as an actor. With the amount of prep and hard work, the whole team has put in. I am sure the audiences will be thrilled to watch Sam’s mesmerizing journey to making India what it is today,” he added. The film is slated to hit theatres in 2023.