In the annals of Indian military history, few names stand as tall and revered as Sam Manekshaw, the country's first and only field marshal. A brilliant strategist, a charismatic leader, and a man of unwavering principles, Manekshaw's legacy is etched in the annals of India's victories, particularly in the pivotal 1971 Indo-Pakistani War. Now, this extraordinary life is set to be immortalized on the silver screen in the upcoming biographical war drama, 'SAM Bahadur'.
Directed by the acclaimed Meghna Gulzar, 'SAM Bahadur' promises to be an unforgettable cinematic experience, chronicling the extraordinary life of Sam Manekshaw from his early days in the British Indian Army to his rise as the Chief of the Army Staff and his pivotal role in the 1971 war. The film delves into Manekshaw's personal life, his professional triumphs, and his unwavering commitment to the nation, painting a portrait of a man who embodied courage, resilience, and unwavering integrity.
Overview of 'SAM Bahadur'
- Feature Description
- Genre Biographical War Drama
- Director Meghna Gulzar
- Producers Ronnie Screwvala
- Writers Bhavani Iyer, Shantanu Srivastava, Meghna Gulzar
- Cinematographer Jay I. Patel
- Music Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
- Lyrics Gulzar
- Production Company RSVP Movies
- Distributor Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Zee Studios
- Language Hindi
- Release Date December 1, 2023
Cast of 'SAM Bahadur'
The film boasts a stellar cast, bringing to life the characters that shaped Sam Manekshaw's life and legacy.
- Vicky Kaushal as Sam Manekshaw
- Fatima Sana Shaikh as Indira Gandhi
- Sanya Malhotra as Silloo Manekshaw
- Neeraj Kabi as General K.M. Cariappa
- Edward Sonnenblick as Ayub Khan
- Zeeshan Ayyub as General J.F.R. Jacob
How to Watch 'SAM Bahadur'
'SAM Bahadur' will be released in theaters across India on December 1, 2023. Advance ticket bookings are expected to open soon, so be sure to check with your local cinemas for availability.
What is the release date of 'SAM Bahadur'?
The film will be released in theaters across India on December 1, 2023.
Who is directing 'SAM Bahadur'?
The film is being directed by Meghna Gulzar, known for her critically acclaimed films like 'Talvar', 'Raazi', and 'Chhapaak'.
Who is playing Sam Manekshaw in the film?
Vicky Kaushal, one of India's most talented and versatile actors, will be portraying Sam Manekshaw in the film.
'SAM Bahadur' is not just a film; it is a tribute to a man who epitomized military leadership and played a pivotal role in shaping India's destiny. The film promises to be an emotional and inspiring journey, capturing the essence of a man who was not just a soldier but a symbol of national pride.