“I don’t want ‘Sardar Udham’ to be limited to Punjab”, says Shoojit Sircar on the upcoming film

Shoojit Sircar said: “I have named this film ‘Sardar Udham’ with utmost respect, love and all my heart.”

Director Shoojit Sircar, who is preparing for the arrival of his much-awaited film ‘Sardar Udham’ featuring Vicky Kaushal, has clarified the title and said that he doesn’t want the film to be limited to just Punjab and wants its message to go worldwide.

Sircar said: “’Sardar Udham’ is the name of the film. Sardar Udham Singh or Shaheed Sardar Udham Singh was his name…and it is very much a part of the film. ‘Sardar Udham’ is my ‘samajh’ (understanding) of him. I have tried to present his thought process, his mind, his message in this film.”


He added: “And I feel this message is not just for one part of the world, it is for everyone across the world. When you watch the film, you will know what I am talking about. I don’t want ‘Sardar Udham’ to be limited to Punjab. I want this message to go far and wide across the world.”

The film director says he has named the film ‘Sardar Udham’ with most highly regarded.

He added: “I could have added Martyr, Kamboj, Sunam, to his name. I consider Sardar Udham to be my friend. I feel his presence. I also feel everyone is Sardar Udham. He is our friend. I have named this film ‘Sardar Udham’ with the utmost respect, love, and all my heart.”

Sardar Udham centers around the undeterred mission of Sardar Udham Singh to avenge the lives of his beloved brethren who were violently killed in the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of 1919.