Thursday, September, 28,2023

Vicky Kaushal reveals he made a secret wish to the universe six years ago

Bollywood actor Vicky Kaushal, who will next be seen in the film Sam Bahadur, took to social media and revealed his manifestation in 2017 that led director Meghana Gulzar to cast him in the role of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw. The actor said that while they were filming for Raazi in Punjab six years ago, Meghana made a passing mention of Sam Bahadur.

Taking to Instagram, Vicky shared a picture with Meghana and wrote, “6 years ago, in 2017, while Shooting for ‘Raazi’ here in Punjab, on this very terrace… @meghnagulzar briefly mentioned #Samबहादुरfor the first time, as one of her future projects. Quietly in my heart, I sent out a wish to the universe… to one day be considered for the role…Today… sitting on the same terrace with Meghna, as we are set for an all-nighter, shooting for a beautiful episode from Sam’s life. Living Sam is probably the most magical journey I’m on as an Actor!”


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The Sam Maneckshaw biopic would be Vicky’s second film with Meghna as they had earlier teamed up for the spy-thriller Raazi, also starring Alia Bhatt, which shot him to instant fame. Sam Bahadur, which also stars Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra, is a biopic based on  the life of India's first field Marshal, Sam Manekshaw. Set for a December 1 release, the last schedule of the film is currently being shot in Punjab. 

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