Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday heaped praises on actor Vicky Kaushal for his performance in the biopic drama ‘Sam Bahadur’. He took to his Instagram handle and shared a series of pictures featuring him and his wife posing for a picture with Vicky.
Along with the post, he wrote, "Loved Sam Bahadur. A must watch film for all generations to know the history of our country, and to understand the courage and sacrifices made by Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw. Vicky Kaushal has acted so well that it feels like Sam Bahadur is right in front of us." ALSO READ | Katrina Kaif Pens Heartfelt Appreciation Note For Hubby Vicky Kaushal’s ‘Flawless’ Performance In Sam Bahadur: Was So Proud To Watch You Shine
The latest post comes shortly after Sachin Tendulkar with his wife, Anjali Tendulkar attended the special screening of 'Sam Bahadur on Saturday night. Following their meeting at the screening, Vicky shared his excitement and penned a note on his Instagram handle.
The note read, "My childhood hero saw my Film today! #IAmOk !!! [?]Thank you @sachintendulkar Sir for your kind words... I'll cherish them for a lifetime." To note, 'Sam Bahadur' got a decent start at the box office on Day 1.
Interestingly, the film also attracted cricketers Zaheer Khan and Ajit Agarkar for the screening. The film has raked more than Rs 6.25 crores on its opening day in India.
Taking to Instagram, trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared a post which he captioned, "#SamBahadur gathered momentum towards evening shows on Day 1... Biz needs to multiply on Sat-Sun for a respectable weekend total... Fri Rs 6.25 cr. #India biz." ALSO READ | Sam Bahadur Trailer OUT: Netizens Declare Vicky Kaushal's Performance Oscar-Worrthy, Say They Will Watch Meghna Gulzar Directorial 'First Day First Show'
Helmed by Meghna Gulzar, 'Sam Bahadur' is based on the life of India's first Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw. Apart from Vicky Kaushal the film also starred Sanya Malhotra and Fatima Sana Shaikh in the lead roles.
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