Bollywood filmmaker Shoojit Sircar has wrapped up the shoot of his upcoming directorial film Sardar Udham Singh in Europe. The film stars Vicky Kaushal in the titular role and Banita Sandhu as the female lead. The film marks the second collaboration of Sandhu with Sircar as the two have previously worked on 2018 film October.
Sircar took to his social media account to inform the fans and wrote, “Felt numb when it got over.. Did not wish Shaheed Udham shooting get over .. Wish I could keep him alive..clutched him.. Hugged him.. Heartfelt thanks to my fearless crew.” He also shared a picture of himself with Kaushal and other team members.
Sardar Udham Singh is a biographical drama based on the life of revolutionary freedom fighter Udham Singh who is best known for his assassination of Michael O’Dwyer in London on 13 March 1940.
He killed the former lieutenant governor of the Punjab in revenge for Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar in 1919. For the assassination, he was subsequently tried and convicted of murder and was hanged in July 31, 1940.
Produced by Ronnie Lahiri and Sheel Kumar under the banner of Rising Sun Films, and Kino Works, Sardar Udham Singh is written by Ritesh Shah and Shubhendu Bhattacharya. It is scheduled to be released on 2 October 2020.