Vicky Kaushal is one of the most talented actors among a current lot of stars in Bollywood. Ever since Vicky pronounced that he will be stepping into the role of Field Marshall Sam Manekshaw in the biopic, Sam Bahudar has left his admirers thrilled ever since. The movie is directed by Meghna Gulzar and will also feature Sanya Malhotra and Fatima Sana Shaikh in key roles. Now, the makers have announced the shooting of Sam Bahadar has kickstarted today.
Film Sam Bahadur’s director Meghna Gulzar posted the behind-the-scenes video on her social media handle and posted, "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." This video starts with Vicky's transformation as Sam Bahadur to their table read sessions. It also shows a glimpse of the journey they are about to embark on and the value they are bringing to present the life of the honourable Sam Manekshaw.
Speaking about the movie, Vicky expressed his excitement and told 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 mesmerising journey to making India what it is today," he further added. The movie is scheduled to hit theatres in 2023.