Sam Bahadur: Neeraj Kavi roped in to play Jawahar Lal Nehru alongside Vicky Kaushal as Sam Manekshaw

Recently, an announcement of the film adds an another striking name to the film’s castlist.

Vicky Kaushal was last seen in one of the superhits of 2021, in the bio pic Sardar Udham, that brought him a lot of appreciation and accolades. Now the star is heading towards to appear in another biopic Sam Bahadur. And recently, an announcement of the film adds an another striking name to the film’s castlist.

According to a report by Pinkvilla, “Neeraj Kabi has been roped in to play the role of India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru as Sam Bahadur. Kabi worked with film director Meghna Gulzar in the critically acclaimed film Talvar. Both Kabi and Meghna Gulzar are reportedly happy to reunite for the film.”


The upcoming film Sam Bahadur will see Vicky Kaushal play the lead role, while Sanya Malhotra will be seen as his wife, Silloo Manekshaw. Fatima Sana Shaikh will step into the shoes of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in the movie.

A source says, “The forthcoming movie will follow the life of India’s greatest war hero and Field Marshal, Sam Manekshaw. While the movie’s release date has not been announced yet, Vicky Kaushal has begun working on the film, which also stars the Dangal duo Sanya Malhotra and Fatima Sana Shaikh.”

Vicky Kaushal has begun shooting in Kashmir. He had shared a few glimpses of the serene landscapes in his Instagram handle from the shoot for Sam Bahadur. According to the leading daily’s source, the actor is filming in Kashmir with the rest of the cast. It’s recorded, that the makers are now shooting the last leg of the movie and will soon move to Delhi.

Vicky shared a series of photos with the film co-stars Malhotra and Shaikh. The post’s caption read, “Only Gratitude as we set out on this extremely special Journey. Sam Bahadur Now Filming! We are thankful for your continued support.”
Celebrities, including Anushka Sharma and Dia Mirza reacted to the post. While Anushka Sharma wrote, “Good luck Vicky! Eagerly awaiting this one,” Dia Mirza commented, “All the best have the best time! Can’t wait to watch this one.”