Vicky Kaushal‘s won hearts of many with his performance in his last film Uri: The Surgical Strike. The actor recently talked about Uri and said that it is a very special film for him. Also Read - Katrina Kaif Tests Positive For COVID-19, Urges Others to Get Tested
“‘Uri…’ is a very special film for me and our idea was to give tribute to the Indian armed forces. The soldiers give up their today for our tomorrow and no words can signify or repay the sacrifices they make for our country,” Vicky said in a statement. Also Read - Vicky Kaushal Contracts COVID-19 And in Home Isolation, Check Official Statement
“The way audiences have resonated with the emotion of patriotism, valour and sacrifices of our armed forces has been amazing. As artists, that is the biggest takeaway for us,” added the actor, who was seen as Major Vihaan Singh Shergill in the film. Also Read - Starring Vicky Kaushal, Meghna Gulzar's Next Titled As Sam Bahadur
Directed by Aditya Dhar, the gritty drama, which traces the real-life events of the 2016 Uri attack and its aftermath, also features Yami Gautam, Paresh Rawal, Kirti Kulhari and Mohit Raina. It will find its way onto the small screen on May 5 on Zee Cinema.
On the professional front, Vicky is currently busy with the biopic Sardar Udham Singh. He will bring alive the story of Udham Singh, who assassinated Michael O’ Dwyer, a lieutenant governor of Punjab, in revenge for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar in 1919. Singh was subsequently tried and convicted of murder and hanged in July 1940. Directed by Shoojit Sircar, Sardar Udham Singh is slated to release in 2020. Other films in his kitty are Takht and Saare Jahan Se Acha. Vicky will also be exploring the horror genre in debutante Bhanu Pratap Singh’s film. He will also be seen in Shoojit Sircar’s next Udham Singh.
(With inputs from IANS)