Sardar Udham Singh is a biographical drama movie about Udham Singh, a revolutionary freedom fighter. Directed by Shoojit Sircar, it stars Vicky Kaushal in the titular role along with Banita Sandhu and Amol Parashar.
Sardar Udham Singh Release Date
Sardar Udham Singh was scheduled to release on Gandhi Jayanti 2020 but got postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Though the cinemas have reopened now, the makers have opted for a direct OTT release. One of the main reasons being that the audience is still reluctant to go to theatres due to the fear of the pandemic.
Sardar Udham had its digital premiere on Amazon Prime Video on Oct 16, 2021. The film is getting rave reviews from critics and viewers. Vicky Kaushal has absolutely nailed it and as always Shoojit Sircar is exceptional. If you haven’t watched it, here’s how you can watch Sardar Udham Singh for free.
Sardar Udham Singh Movie Details
Shoojit Sircar directional is a story around the backdrop of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre on Apr 13, 1919. It is a biographical drama based on Udham Singh, a revolutionary freedom fighter who assassinated Michael O’Dwyer to seek revenge for Jallianwala Bagh Massacre.
Running my fingers thru the bullet holes at Jallianwala Baug, little did I know that 1 day I'd get a chance to bring alive the lesser known martyr, UDHAM SINGH. #SardarUdhamSingh @ShoojitSircar @ronnielahiri #SheelKumar @writish #ShubenduBhattacharya @filmsrisingsun @sardarudham pic.twitter.com/VxAfmGLYjB
— Vicky Kaushal (@vickykaushal09) April 30, 2019
The filming kicked off in London in April 2019. The movie was also shot in Russia, Europe, Ireland, Germany and North India. Though the filming wrapped up in Dec 2019, the post-production took a long time. The movie was initially scheduled for release last year on Gandhi Jayanti but got delayed due to the pandemic. Amazon Prime Video launched the trailer on Sep 30, 2021. Watch the trailer here:
Sardar Udham Singh Star Cast
Vicky Kaushal plays the titular role of Sardar Udham Singh. Amol Parashar stars as Shaheed Bhagat Singh. Here’s a look at other actors starring in the movie:
- Shaun Scott
- Stephen Hogan
- Banita Sandhu as Shruti Tiwari
- Kirsty Averton
Sardar Udham Singh is one of the most anticipated Bollywood movies of 2021. One of the prime reasons being Shoojit Sircar who has delivered critically acclaimed movies like Pink, Piku, Madras Cafe and Vicky Donor.
Interestingly, a biographical movie ‘Shaheed Udham Singh’ based on the life of Udham Singh was released on Dec 24, 1999. It starred Raj Babbar as Udham Singh along with talented actors like Juhi Chawla, Gurdas Maan, Amrish Puri.
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