By Khushi Pal
Published Dec 01, 2023

Hindustan Times

Photo Credits: Instagram/vickykaushal09

Sam Bahadur: Reviews, reactions, and more 

Vicky Kaushal's latest film Sam Bahaudr, directed by filmmaker Meghna Gulzar, premiered in cinemas on December 1, 2023.

Vicky essays the titular role of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw in the film.

The biographical war drama has generated a buzz online since its release. 

The movie chronicles the life and journey of India's first Field Marshal and his role in the Indo-Pak War of 1971.

Along with Vicky, the cast includes Fatima Sana Shaikh as former prime minister Indira Gandhi and Sanya Malhotra as Sam Manekshaw's wife Siloo Makenshaw.

The critics have hailed Vicky's performance in the film.

Netizens also took to the platform X to praise and laud Vicky Kaushal's performance. 

Industrialist Anand Mahindra also shared his thoughts on the film. Here's what he said. 

Katrina Kaif praised the film online. Addressing Meghna Gulzar, the actor wrote, "Such a poetic beautiful classic film, was transported to another can see your passion to telling his story and attention to detail in every shot."

She also praised Vicky's performance and added, "What a performance, flawless, I’m just astounded, you are too inspiring, true to your craft in the most brilliant integral way, was so proud to watch you shine your way across the screen. I’ve seen you this last year pour yourself into this film and transform into Sam. A performance to be remembered."

As per reports, the film has minted Rs 20.32 crore gross in advance ticket sales across all theatres in India. 

Sam Bahadur is currently playing in cinemas. Its runtime is clocked at 2 hours, 25 minutes.