Sam Bahadur Release Date: Vicky Kaushal’s new film will release in cinema halls next year. Vicky Kaushal will be seen in the title role of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw in Meghna Gulzar’s next directorial Sam Bahadur. The film, produced by RSVP Movies, is set to hit the theaters on December 1, 2023, the makers announced on Thursday. The makers dropped the first unit of the film today, announcing the date exactly one year ahead of its release next year.
The production house on its official Twitter page captioned the post as, “365 days left… #Sambahadur in cinemas 1.12.2023.”
The announcement video features Vicky as Manekshaw, walking with his back towards the camera while his soldiers make way for him. It depicts a battalion of army officers paving the way for Sam Bahadur. The film with Vicky’s uncanny resemblance and portrayal of the real-life Sam has been the talk of the town ever since it was announced and now, with the makers dropping the release date, it’s all set to generate more excitement Is. The film also stars Sanya Malhotra as Manekshaw’s wife Sillu and Fatima Sana Shaikh as former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
“Sam Bahadur” is based on the life and times of one of India’s greatest war heroes, Manekshaw. Sam Manekshaw’s army career spanned four decades and five wars. He was the first Indian Army officer to be promoted to the rank of Field Marshal and his military victory in Indo-Pak in 1971 led to the creation of Bangladesh.
The film, which marks the second collaboration between Meghna and Vicky after 2018’s “Raazi”, went on floors in August. It also stars Sanya Malhotra as Manekshaw’s wife Sillu and Fatima Sana Shaikh as former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
Bhavani Iyer has written the script of “Sam Bahadur” along with Meghna’s father Gulzar and Shantanu Srivastava. Gulzar also serves as the lyricist in the film with music by the popular trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy.
Meanwhile, Vicky will next be seen in “Govinda Naam Mera”, which will premiere on December 16 on Disney+Hotstar.