Vicky Kaushal performs the revolutionary Sardar Udham Singh in Amazon Prime Video’s upcoming movie Sardar Udham. Sardar Udham Singh was the revolutionary who shot Michael O’Dwyer, a former lieutenant governor of Punjab and the person liable for the Jallianwala Bagh bloodbath.
The actor hopes that the Shoojit Sircar movie can acquaint folks with the liberty fighter. “Sardar Udham Singh and plenty of different individuals who gave their lives for our freedom battle get misplaced in a line, paragraph or a web page in our historical past books. Sardar Udham Singh was in all probability that one line, paragraph or a web page within the guide.”
He added, “However as a result of I had heard his tales from my grandparents and fogeys, there was at all times this connection straight from my core the place I associated to that man. I associated to his angst.”
Vicky Kaushal additionally shared that the tales in regards to the Jallianwala Bagh bloodbath made him much more delicate in direction of his character’s arc. He stated, “Jallianwala Bagh bloodbath hit residence in essentially the most brutal method. An individual who promised to avenge that bloodshed, not in India however within the coronary heart of the British empire. For me, it’s a story of resilience, bravery, persistence and a passionate individual.”
Speaking about challenges in taking part in Sardar Udham Singh, he stated, “By means of this movie, I needed to discover that consider me additionally. It’s not the simplest function to the touch. It’s additionally a personality that isn’t extensively documented in our historical past books.”
Vicky Kaushal additionally feels that freedom fighters haven’t acquired their due. He stated, “If you happen to go about studying books on him or the Jallianwala Bagh episode and even the Indian freedom battle, you’ll discover completely different tales about the identical individual. You’ll discover completely different names, identities and faces. How do you faucet into what was on the core of the individual?”
Vicky has performed numerous roles, virtually all of them convincingly. And he believes he has achieved the identical in Sardar Udham by surrendering to his director’s imaginative and prescient. He stated, “The one technique to play this half was to fully give up to Shoojit’s imaginative and prescient. The extra I heard him, I realised how effectively he understood that period and the way deeply he has studied the liberty battle.”
There have been rumours that Vicky Kaushal was injured on Sardar Udham’s set. The actor, nonetheless, clarified that he was injured throughout one other shoot however is sporting the scars on this movie. “I didn’t get injured on this movie. I acquired injured on one other movie, which was 4 days earlier than we may begin capturing for Sardar Udham. I had 13 stitches on my cheek. The primary image that I despatched was to Shoojit da and he stated, ‘Don’t fear, you include the stitches, Sardar Udham Singh can have stitches’.”
“So, the scar that you simply see on my face as Sardar Udham Singh is an actual scar. There are lots of completely different appears within the movie. As you noticed within the trailer, he stored altering his id and his passports to succeed in London. I needed to lose and achieve weight a number of instances for Sardar Udham Singh. I needed to look 19 to 40 convincingly too,” Vicky concluded.
Sardar Udham releases on October 16 on Amazon Prime Video.