Sam Bahadur is a biographical drama film based on the life of India’s first field marshal, Sam Manekshaw. Meghna Gulzar is the director and is produced by Ronnie Screwvala, under RSVP Movies.
Sam Bahadur was released on 1st December 2023 and faced a clash with the hyped action thriller Animal. Vicky Kaushal has very well donned the role, and received a lot of attention from the audience and critics as well. It was interesting to observe how Vicky interpreted the story of Sam Manekshaw, the first Field Marshal of India and a war hero of 1971. Vicky is known for bringing courageous nationalists.
Sam Bahadur Overview
|1 December 2023
|Vicky Kaushal, Sanya Malhotra
Samबहादुर Star Cast
The film is one of the biggest projects of Vicky Kaushal’s career after the National Award-winning film Uri: The Surgical Strike, which won critical acclaim and gave recognition to the actor and his talent.
Sam Bahadur marks the second biographical film of Vicky Kaushal, portray the iconic role of Sam Manekshaw after Shoojit Sarkar directorial Sardar Udham, based on the life of the great Indian freedom fighter Sardar Udham Singh, which won 9 Filmfare Awards including Best Film (critic) and Best Actor (Critic) to Vicky Kaushal at the 67th Filmfare Awards 2022 and Best Actor Award in IIFA 2022.
While Vicky is playing the title role, the film also stars Dangal girls, Sanya Malhotra and Fatima Sana Shaikh in the lead roles. While Sanya is playing Field Marshal Sam Makeshaw’s wife, Silloo Bode, the latter features as the former Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi.
Sam Bahadur Release Date & OTT
Produced by Ronnie Screwwala, the much-anticipated film was released theatrically on December 1, 2023. Sam Bahadur succeeded in maintaining around 90 Cr at Domestic despite Animal mania at the Box office, Vicky’s performance stole the show.
The film has been a topic of discussion since its announcement due to Vicky’s realistic portrayal and uncanny resemblance to Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw. Now this is big for the OTT platform, and can win more like 12th Fail. Zee5 confirms the release date ’26th January 2024′ for Sam Bahadur.
About the Film ‘Sam Bahadur’
Along with Meghna Gulzar, Bhavani Iyer, and Shantanu Srivastava, they also wrote the film. The team started shooting of the first schedule in August this year, and it was filmed in five cities for over two months.
The film covers the life events of Filed Marshal Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw, also, widely known as Sam Manekshaw or Sam Bahadur. He was the Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971 and was the first Army Chief to be promoted to the rank of Field Marshal. His Army career spanned over four decades and five wars.
The film shows how Manekshaw played a critical role in liberating East Pakistan, which is modern-day Bangladesh, from the oppression and exploitation of the Pakistani Army.
Sam Bahadur FAQs
A. Sam Bahadur Hindi Movie is scheduled for 26th January 2024, Zee5.
A. Uri fame actor Vicky Kaushal looks amazing in Sam Bahadur’s first look poster.
A. Vicky Kaushal, Sanya Malhotra, and Fatima Sana Shaikh are in lead roles.
A. Meghna Gulzar is the director of the biographical drama Sam Bahadur.