In Meghna Gulzar's directorial, Vicky Kaushal has surpassed his previous performances, showcasing an exceptional portrayal. At a special screening of 'Sam Bahadur' in Mumbai, Vicky's brother, Sunny Kaushal, shared his thoughts on Instagram, writing an extensive note lauding both the film and Vicky Kaushal's remarkable performance.The special screening was graced by celebs like Sara Ali Khan, Sanya Malhotra, Aanand L Rai, Javed Akhtar and actor's brother Sunny Kaushal and everyone extended warm hugs and greetings to the URI star for his portrayal of legendary Sam Manekshaw. 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'
In his long note, Sunny Kaushal called Sam Bahadur an “amazing” film and thanked Meghna Gulzar for making it. Major Gaurav Arya shared his honest review and called it his favourite military movie. He further urged every Indian to watch this film on the big screen and hailed Vicky's stellar act as India's first field marshal. Some other social media users shared their experience of attending the special screening of the event and are already calling this war drama a blockbuster. Below are the visuals from Sam Bhadur's special screening and some early reviews. ALSO READ | Mahesh Babu Gets Uncomfortable As Anil Kapoor Forces Him To Dance At ‘Animal’ Pre-Release Event! Netizens Call It, ‘Second Hand Embarrassment’
The film 'Sam Bahadur,' featuring Vicky Kaushal, delves into the life of India's inaugural Field Marshal, Sam Manekshaw. With a military career spanning over four decades and engagement in five wars, Manekshaw was the first Indian Army officer to ascend to the esteemed rank of Field Marshal. His strategic leadership during the 1971 Indo-Pak war resulted in a pivotal victory, leading to the formation of Bangladesh.
Apart from Vicky Kaushal, Sam Bahadur boasts a stellar cast including Neeraj Kabi, Edward Sonnenblick portraying Lord Mountbatten, Richard Bhakti Klein as Ambassador Keating, Saqib Ayub as Captain Attiqur Rahman, and Krishna Kant Singh Bundela as Subedar Gurbaksh Singh in pivotal roles. The film also stars Fatima Sana Shaikh as former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and Sanya Malhotra portraying Sam's romantic interest.
The film will hit theatres tomorrow Dec 1 and is all set to clash with Ranbir Kapoor's Animal at the box office.