Sharing a video post on his social media profile, Vicky captioned it, “365 days to go…#SamBahadur in cinemas 1.12.2023 @meghnagulzar @vickykaushal09 @fatimasanashaikh @sanyamalhotra_ @ronnie.screwvala @maharrshshah @indianarmy.adgpi @indianairforce @indiannavy @jehanmanekshaw @brandy_batliwala @bhavani.iyer @ishantanus”
In the clip, Vicky is dressed in the Indian Army’s uniform and walking amidst Army personnel, who make way for him. The actor’s face is not visible in the teaser.
The film also stars Sanya Malhotra as Sam Manekshaw's wife Silloo and Fatima Sana Shaikh as former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
Sam Bahadur is based on the life of India’s first Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, and his career in the Indian Army over four decades and multiple wars. He was the first Indian Army officer to be promoted to the rank of Field Marshal and his military victory in the 1971 Indo-Pak war led to the creation of Bangladesh.
Directed by Meghna Gulzar, the film also stars Neeraj Kabi, Edward Sonnenblick, Richard Bhakti Klein, Saqib Ayub and Krishna Kant Singh Bundela, among others. The film will hit the cinema halls on 1st December 2022.
Meanwhile on the work front, Vicky will soon be seen in Shashank Khaitan's comedy film Govinda Naam Mera alongside Kiara Advani and Bhumi Pednekar.
He will feature in Laxman Utekar's as-yet untitled next co-starring Sara Ali Khan. He has also completed director Anand Tiwari's as-yet untitled film co-starring Tripti Dimri and Vijay Krishna Acharya's family film The Great Indian Family opposite Manushi Chhillar.
Kaushal will also be playing a brief role in Rajkumar Hirani's immigration drama Dunki, co-starring Shah Rukh Khan and Taapsee Pannu.