Pic: Vicky Kaushal to spend time with jawans posted at Indo-China border of Tawang
Vicky Kaushal left fans stunned with his stellar performance in Uri: The Surgical Strike, is back in his Army fatigues once again. And no, we aren't talking about his lead role in Meghna Gulzar's movie, Manekshaw.
The 'Masaan' star, who was in Arunachal shared a picture with the Indian Army personnel on his Instagram with the caption: Elated to be getting an opportunity to spend a few days with our Indian Army posted at 14,000ft altitude at the Indo-China border of Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh.
On the movie front, the actor will start shooting for the movie, based on the life of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, in 2021
"He is a true legend that this country has produced. It's an honour of the highest order for me to get an opportunity to play the part of Field Marshal Manekshaw. I am excited for that film," Vicky said.
"At the moment, I am focusing on 'Sardar Udham Singh'. We will start shooting for first Field Marshal's biopic in 2021. I will try to go as close to the character as possible in terms of looks," he said.
Field Marshal Manekshaw, or Sam Bahadur as he was popularly known, was born on April 3, 1914 in Amritsar.
He cheated death on a few occasions, both on the battlefield and away from it. He, however, lived on to be a nonagenarian dying in Wellington, Tamil Nadu, on June 27, 2008. The Field Marshal led the country to victory against Pakistan in 1971.