Sam Bahadur is based on the real-life story of India's first field marshal, Sam Manekshaw
Sam Bahadur teaser
Vicky Kaushal starrer Sam Bahadur is an upcoming biographical drama film based on the real-life story of India's first field marshal, Sam Manekshaw. Directed by Meghna Gulzar, the star-studded movie is slated to release later this year. After a huge wait, the official teaser of the biopic is finally out. Netizens can't stop gushing about Kaushal in the titular role as well as calling the anticipated film a blockbuster.
Fans' reactions to the teaser
One of the cinephiles mentioned, "Excellent! @vickykaushal09 This is going to be a big blockbuster, this is how you potray Army Officers, you didn't played a role , you lived it just like you did in URI #Samबहादुर #VickyKaushal (sic)."
Another one called Vicky next big superstar and penned, "#VickyKaushal is the next big superstar from bollywood. #SamBahadur is another feather in hat for him. What a mind blowing teaser. Take a bow man. URI -> Sardar Uddham Singh and now Sam Bahadur. #SamBahadurTeaser (sic)."
An admirer praised the heartthrob of the country and wrote, "Vicky legit prayed for a role like this only to soar higher and higher as an artist Now, look at him shinning! #VickyKaushal #AliaBhatt #Samबहादुर (Sic)."
A Twitter user also praised the Bollywood actor and shared, "I sometimes feel Vick Kaushal’s face literally changes from character to character. That’s how in-depth he gets into them. One of the finest actors of our generation. Looking forward to this. #SamBahadur #Samबहादुर (Sic)."
All about Sam Bahadur
The Meghna Gulzar directorial is written by the director herself along with Bhavani Iyer and Shantanu Shrivastava. Bankrolled by Ronnie Screwvala under the banner of RSVP Movies, the upcoming biopic also stars Fatima Sana Shaikh, Neeraj Kabi, Sanya Malhotra, Edward Sonnenblick and Zeeshan Ayyub in pivotal roles along with Ed Robinson, Ed Robinson, Krishnakant Singh Bundela, Keita Arai, Paul O'Neill, Sammy Jonas Heaney and Saqib Ayub as supporting characters. Sam Bahadur is slated to release in theatres on December 1, 2023.