Akshay Kumar’s much-awaited film of 2019, ‘Kesari’ is releasing on March 21. Parineeti Chopra is playing the role of the leading lady in the film. With just a month left for the film’s release, here is everything that we know about the much-awaited film so far.
From where did the film get its title?
‘Kesari’ is a war drama which is based on the epic Battle of Saragarhi fought in 1897. It tells the story of Havildar Ishar Singh.
What is Battle of Saragarhi?
In September 1897, 21 soldiers of Sikh regiment, under the leadership of Havildar Ishar Singh, fought for several hours against 10,000 Afghan tribesmen. They knew that they were outnumbered but they still fought for several hours.
Who plays Havildar Ishar Singh on screen?
Akshay Kumar is portraying the role of Havildar Ishar Singh who led the Sikh Regiment against Afghan tribesmen in a battle in 1897 that took place at Saragarhi. In the film, Akshay will be seen wearing a heavy turban a sporting long beard.
Parineeti Chopra’s role in the film?
Parineeti Chopra is playing the love interest of Akshay Kumar in the film.
Who is the director?
Anurag Singh is directing the film. He is known for directing hit Punjabi films like ‘Jatt and Juliet’ Series and ‘Yaar Annmulle’.
Who is producing the film?
Karan Johar, under his Dharma Productions, is producing the film.
Who are the writers?
The film is written by Girish Kohli and Anurag Singh.