Vicky Kaushal’s biographical action war movie Sam Bahadur is all set to hit the theaters in December 2023 and has started shooting in Punjab in August 2022. According to the source, all its shoots will be completed in March 2023.
Who is Sam Bahadur
Sam Bahadur is also known as Sam Manekshaw and is the first field marshal of the Indian Army. He served in different army positions in his career and has also been a part of the Gorkha Rifles.
In his 40-year military career, Manekshaw has fought 5 wars, including World War II, Indo-Pakistani War (1947), Sino-Indian War (1962), Indo-Pakistan War (1965), and Indo-Pakistani War (1971).
Bangladesh country was created by defeating Pakistan under the leadership of Manekshaw. Due to his patriotism and bravery, he was honored with Padma Vibhushan and Padma Bhushan by the Indian Government.
He was Born on 3 April 1914 in Amritsar, Punjab, and died on 27 June 2008.
Raazi (2018) and Chhapaak (2020) fame director Meghna Gulzar is directing the film and has written the dialogue and screenplay along with Bhavani Iyer and Shantanu Srivastava.
It is being produced by Ronnie Screwvala under the banner of Rsvp Films. Ronne has produced and co-produced more than 80 films till now and last time he was the producer of Dhamaka (2021).
Shankar Mahadevan, Loy Mendonsa, and Ehsaan Noorani have composed the music for Sam Bahadur and previously worked together for the music of Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003), May Naam Is Khan (2010) and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013).
Famous for the lyrics of the songs of the Academy Award-winning film Slumdog Millionaire (2008), Gulzar has penned the lyrics for the songs of Sam Bahadur and Jay I Patel is handling the cinematography.
Samबहादुर Release Date
We are going to see many unheard stories of Sam Manekshaw in this film and very few people know about him. So now get ready to watch the life story of this army officer on the big screen because the makers are planning to release it in theaters on 1st December 2023.
On December 1, 2022, the filmmakers have confirmed the release date of the film by tweeting a 27-second video.
365 days to go…#Samबहादुर in cinemas 1.12.2023@meghnagulzar @vickykaushal09 @sanyamalhotra07 @fattysanashaikh @RonnieScrewvala @maharshs @adgpi @IAF_MCC @indiannavy @jehansam @batliwalabrandy #BhavaniIyer #ShantanuSrivastava pic.twitter.com/iTBeVXwPvg
— RSVP (@RSVPMovies) December 1, 2022
Samबहादुर OTT Release Date
Sam Bahadur will be available to watch on the Ott platform in 2024 February but online streaming service information is not yet given by the makers. Soon the update on buying online rights of the film through digital platforms will be available here with the OTT release date.
Samबहादुर Star Cast
The film stars Vicky Kaushal in the lead while Sanya Malhotra, Fatima Sana Shaikh, and Saqib Ayub will be seen in supporting roles. Many actors are playing important role in Sam Bahadur, whose list you can see below:
:- Vicky Kaushal as Sam Manekshaw
:- Saqib Ayub as Captain Attiqur Rehman
:- Edward Sonnenblick as Lord Mountbatten
:- Richard Bhakti Klein as Ambassador Keating
:- Sammy Jonas Heaney as Captain McLaren
:- Krishnakant Singh Bundela as Subedar Gurbaksh Singh
:- Col Ravi Sharma as Pakistan Officer 1
:- Ed Robinson as Lt. D.A.D. Eykyn
:- Paul O’Neill as Major David Cowan
:- Raghav Bhanot as Army officer
:- Vikash Hrit as Bidhan Chandra Ghose
:- Nabjot Kaur Tiwana as Tehmi’s Guest
:- Sanya Malhotra as Sambahadur wife
:- Fatima Sana Shaikh as former Prime Minister Indra Gandhi
:- Neeraj Kabi
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