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As Major celebrates its first release anniversary, Adivi Sesh meets Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan’s parents

Written by Adivi Sesh and directed by Sashi Kiran Tikka, the biopic also stars Saiee Manjrekar, Sobhita Dhulipala

As Major celebrates its first release anniversary, Adivi Sesh meets Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan’s parents
Major turns one
  • Srivathsan Nadadhur

Last Updated: 04.57 AM, Jun 03, 2023


Adivi Sesh, a man of many talents - writer, director, actor, added another feather to his cap with his Hindi, Telugu bilingual, Major, the biopic of 26/11 blasts hero Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan. While Sesh played the titular role and wrote the story, the cast comprises Saiee Manjrekar, Sobhita Dhulipala, Prakash Raj, Revathi, Murali Sharma, Anish Kuruvilla.

Major, directed by Sashi Kiran Tikka, released to glowing reviews on June 3 exactly a year ago. The film was produced by Mahesh Babu, Sharath Chandra and Anurag Reddy under GMB Entertainment and A+S Movies in collaboration with Sony Pictures. Post its theatrical run, the biopic is streaming on Netflix. As the film celebrates its first release anniversary today, Sesh met the parents of the war hero.

“Got my darshan with Amma & Uncle for the 1 year Anniversary of #Major. Amma cooked some amazing food despite her shoulder pain. Their love has meant everything to me. #MajorSandeepUnnikrishnan has blessed me and changed me in ways I never knew,” the Goodachari actor wrote earlier today.

Calling Major his most memorable film, Sesh tweeted, “I want to thank Mahesh sir, our amazing producers, our phenomenal director, the hardworking team, our Actors who gave riveting performances but most of all…the audience. The love and respect you have given us is immense. I am indebted from the bottom of my heart. This honour is forever. #JaiHind.”


Sricharan Pakala scored the music for the film which had cinematography by Vamsi Patchipulusu. Vinay Kumar Sirigineedi and Kodati Pavan Kalyan edited the drama and Abburi Ravi wrote the dialogues. Major was the highest grossing film in Adivi Sesh’s career and widened his reach in Hindi-speaking regions. Sesh was last seen in Hit 2, directed by Sailesh Kolanu and is currently filming for the sequel to the spy thriller Goodachari (G2).