Actor Akshay Kumar, who has featured in many patriotic movies, is all set to impress with his upcoming project, Kesari. The first look of the film has been revealed by the actor on the occasion of Saragarhi day and needless to say, it will surely leave you impressed. In it, Akshay can be seen sporting a khakhi uniform with saffron turban. He proudly raises his rifle as he posed with his brigade.Also Read - Vaani Kapoor Plans to Start Her Own Fitness Platform: 'I'm Deeply Passionate About Health And Wellness'

Khiladi Kumar took to micro-blogging site, Twitter and wrote, “On #SaragarhiDay, here’s the first look of #KESARI – our humble tribute to the martyrs of Saragarhi! “Aaj meri pagdi bhi Kesari…Jo bahega mera woh lahu bhi Kesari… Aur mera jawaab bhi Kesari.” Also Read - Nikhat Zareen Wins Gold At Women's World Boxing Championships, Becomes Fifth Indian Boxer To Clinch The Title

The movie is based on the Battle of Saragarhi which took place in 1897. Also Read - Ira Khan Enjoys Bike Ride With Beau Nupur Shikhare on an Ice-Cream Date: 'I Never Cross 25 km/hour'

Check out the poster:

Directed by Anurag Singh, Kesari also features actress Parineeti Chopra in a pivotal role. The project is bankrolled by Dharma Productions and is all set to hit the screens on March 19.

On a related note, Akshay was last seen in Gold. The movie narrated the story of India’s first Olympic Gold medal after independence. It also featured telly actress Mouni Roy. The film received positive response and also entered the coveted Rs 100 cr club. Akshay will also be seen in Housefull 4.