Meghna Gulzar next project with Vicky Kaushal, Sanya Malhotra and Sana Fatima Shaikh

Meghna Gulzar’s Sam Bahadur had two additions to its cast Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra are set to take on challenging roles in RSVP. The announcement of their inclusion to the cast of Sam Bahadur based on the life and times of the valiant Sam Manekshaw, one of the greatest war heroes, also coincides with director Meghna’s Birthday.

Manekshaw’s military career spanned four decades and five wars. He was the first Indian Army Officer to be promoted to the rank of Field Marshal and the decisive victory of the Indian Army in the 1971 Indo-Pak war was under his command as Chief of Army Staff. Interestingly, this year will complete 50 years of the 1971 war. While Vicky will protagonist the life of Sam Manekshaw, Sanya Malhotra will play his wife, Silloo – Manekshaw’s pillar and strength. Fatima Sana Shaikh will play Indira Gandhi, the country’s first female Prime Minister.

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Vicky shared a post with a picture of him with Meghna, Sana, Sanya, he captioned, “Sanya and Fatima with their characters bring more character and substance to the story of Sambahadur and, I am very excited to be working with them together for the first time. Their character has been one of the most influential personalities we have heard about and now, the audience will witness the story of their valor, commitment, and resilience. I welcome both of them to our Manekshaw family and look forward to sharing the screen with two of the most talented and diligent actors of our generations”.