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Vicky Kaushal shares how ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’ shoot experience helped him prepare for ‘Sam Bahadur’ shoot

Vicky Kaushal loved the warm welcome by the 6 Sikh Regiment during the Sam Bahadur trailer launch in Delhi. Here are some fresh glimpses of it.

Vicky Kaushal shares how ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’ shoot experience helped him prepare for ‘Sam Bahadur’ shoot

Image Credits: Vicky Kaushal's Instagram post. 

Last Updated: 11.57 AM, Nov 10, 2023


With barely a month left for the release of Sam Bahadur, the makers of the movie are leaving no stone unturned to promote the film with high ‘josh’! This morning, Vicky Kaushal shared a post on Instagram in which he recalled the ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’ shoot experience and how it helped him learn the drills and tactics that were needed for the Sam Bahadur shoot.

‘Sam Bahadur’ Vicky Kaushal recalls ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’ shoot experience

Vicky Kaushal revisits his 'Uri: The Surgical Strike' days during a recent visit to Delhi, where he learned drills and tactics with the Sikh Regiment for his upcoming movie Sam Bahadur. Sharing a video on Instagram, he showcased his skills with a caption expressing gratitude for the warm welcome.

Vicky reminisced about his training with the 7 Sikh Regiment in 2018 before filming Uri: The Surgical Strike, highlighting the unforgettable memories of obstacle training drills. The actor acknowledged the honour of receiving appreciation from the real heroes, making his visit a nostalgic and inspiring experience.

He said, “Must say I got a warm welcome by the 6 Sikh Regiment this time during my trip to Delhi for Sam Bahadur Trailer launch! In 2018, before we started filming URI, I was trained by the 7 Sikh Regiment. Unki obstacle training drills ki yaadein taaza ho gayi… always feels great to get a pat on your back by the real heroes! #SAMबहादुर On 1.12.2023.”

Lakhs of Instagram users including actress Sanya Malhotra have liked Vicky Kaushal’s message.

About Sam Bahadur

Sam Bahadur, an upcoming biographical war drama, delves into the life of India's first Field Marshal, Sam Manekshaw. Directed by Meghna Gulzar, who co-wrote the script with Bhavani Iyer and Shantanu Srivastava, the film is produced by Ronnie Screwvala under the RSVP Movies banner. Vicky Kaushal takes on the title role, supported by a cast including Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Neeraj Kabi, Edward Sonnenblick, and Zeeshan Ayyub.


In the film, Vicky will essay the role of Sam Manekshaw, Sanya as Sam’s wife Silloo Manekshaw, and Fatima as former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

The narrative of the film will unfold against the backdrop of the 1971 Indo-Pakistan War, portraying Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw's leadership at the forefront of the Indian Army, ultimately leading to the creation of Bangladesh.

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