The Hero Of 1971 Who Defeated The Pakistanis, Vicky Kaushal Is Bringing The Story Of That Brave Man On The Silver Screen
Vicky Kaushal has been in the headlines for some time now for his upcoming movie ‘Sam Bahadur’. Vicky was last seen in ‘The Great Indian Family’. However, this film was not successful at the box office. But ‘Sam Bahadur’ has been creating buzz for a long time and fans are eagerly waiting for the release of the film. Recently the teaser of the film was released and now its spectacular trailer has been released, in which Vicky’s brilliant acting has won the hearts of people. So let us know who was Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, in whose character actor Vicky Kaushal is going to create a stir on the big screen.
Trailer of film ‘Sam Bahadur’ released
The spectacular trailer of Vicky Kaushal’s film Sam Bahadur has been released. The 40-year-long career of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw has been beautifully depicted in the trailer. He had dedicated 40 years of his life to the service of the country. Vicky Kaushal is also looking great in the role of Sam Marshall. His acting has already impressed the fans. Also, glimpses of Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra were also seen in this 2 43-minute trailer.
Who is Sam Bahadur Manekshaw?
Sam Bahadur Manekshaw was one of the 40 students selected for the first batch of the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun in 1932. After receiving a commission from there, he joined the Indian Army in 1943. In 1969, he was made the Army Chief and in 1973 he was given the honor of Field Marshal. He played an important role in the India-Pakistan War of 1947–48 after the partition of India. On 7 June 1969, Sam Manekshaw was made the 8th Chief of the Army Staff of India, succeeding General Kumaramangalam. The moment of testing his years of experience came when during the 1971 war, Indira Gandhi wanted him to attack Pakistan in March. But Sam refused because the Indian Army was not ready for the attack. He asked for 6 months time for the attack. The war finally started on 3 December. On December 14, 1971, the Indian Army attacked the house of the Governor of Pakistan in Dhaka. After this, on 16 December, East Pakistan became independent and became ‘Bangladesh’. In this war, 90 thousand soldiers of the then East Pakistan were killed.
Manekshaw was honored with Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan.
Sam Manekshaw was one of the greatest military officers in the country, on whose life this film is going to be made. Sam Manekshaw had received many honors. In 1973, he was awarded the title of Field Marshal. He was the first Indian general to be awarded this post. In 1968, he was awarded Padma Bhushan and in 1972, the Government of India also honored him with Padma Vibhushan.
The film will be released in December
Vicky Kaushal’s film ‘Sam Bahadur’ will hit the theaters on December 1. Sanya Malhotra will be seen in the role of Vicky’s wife in the film, while Fatima will be seen in the role of former Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi. This film has been directed by Meghna Gulzar. Let us tell you that the script of the film Sam Bahadur was written by Bhavani Iyer along with Meghna Gulzar’s father Gulzar and Shantanu Srivastava. Gulzar has also worked as a lyricist in the film. The trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy has given music in the film.