Vicky Kaushal says Uri: The Surgical Strike is a special film: 'Idea was to give tribute to armed force'
Featuring Vicky Kaushal, Yami Gautam, Paresh Rawal, Kirti Kulhari and Mohit Raina, Uri: The Surgical Strike will make its small screen debut on 5 May, on Zee Cinema.
"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.
He added that the response which he received for the film was phenomenal. According to Vicky, "audiences have resonated with the emotion of patriotism, valour and sacrifices of our armed forces," which is a huge deal for a rising artiste like himself. Directed by Aditya Dhar, the war drama chronicled real-life events of the 2016 Uri attack in Kashmir. Featuring Yami Gautam, Paresh Rawal, Kirti Kulhari and Mohit Raina, Uri: The Surgical Strike will make its small screen debut on 5 May, on Zee Cinema. Vicky is presently preparing for his role in yet another biopic, Shoojit Sircar's Sardar Udham Singh where he plays the titular character who was an Indian freedom fighter.
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Running my fingers through the bullet holes at Jallianwala Baug, little did I realise that I would one day get a chance to re-live and depict the anger and anguish of the lesser known martyr, revolutionary... SARDAR UDHAM SINGH. #SardarUdhamSingh @shoojitsircar @ronnie.lahiri #SheelKumar @writish1 #ShubenduBhattacharya #RisingSunFilms @sadarudhamfilm A post shared by Vicky Kaushal (@vickykaushal09) on
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