Sam Bahadur: Vicky Kaushal, Sanya Malhotra, Fatima Sana Shaikh start filming for Meghna Gulzar’s film
The shooting for the much-awaited film Sam Bahadur has begun. The biographical film stars Vicky Kaushal, Sanya Malhotra, and Fatima Sana Sheikh in the lead roles. Director Meghna Gulzar took to Instagram to share the good news with her fans. She also thanked the Indian Army for their unending support.
She uploaded the behind-the-scenes video along with the caption, Only Gratitude as we set out on this extremely special Journey…Sam Bahadur is now filming. We are thankful for your (Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force) support, she added.
Fans are super excited for this one as Meghna Gulzar and Vicky Kaushal are collaborating after the 2018 super hit film, Raazi. Recently, Vicky Kaushal also shared a photo of the script from his film Sam Bahadur.
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Director Meghna Gulzar said that she is excited to take off on this journey. Finally, after years of extensive research, writing, brainstorming, and rigorous preparation, Sam Bahadur’s shooting has started, she added.
Gulzar further said that it is immensely satisfying to be on set and have the amazing chance to recount the narrative of Sam Manekshaw’s motivating life career of nearly four decades.
Vicky Kaushal will portray the role of the protagonist, Sam Bahadur, while Sanya Malhotra will play the role of his wife, Silloo Manekshaw, and Fatima Sana Sheikh will be seen in the role of Indira Gandhi.
The film is based on the life and times of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, who was the Chief of the Indian Army in 1971 when India fought the Bangladesh Liberation War with Pakistan. The biographical film stars Vicky Kaushal, Sanya Malhotra, and Fatima Sana Sheikh in the lead roles.
Sam Manekshaw was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 1972 by the honorable President of India, V.V. Giri, for his undying services to the Indian Nation.
The script for Sam Bahadur is written by renowned writer Bhavani Iyer, Meghna’s father Gulzar, and Shantanu Srivastava of Badhaai Ho! fame. Gulzar also serves as a lyricist in the movie with music by the popular trio Shankar, Ehsaan, and Loy.
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