Sam Bahadur is winning hearts all across the country!
Renowned for his active engagement on social media platforms, Anand Mahindra, the influential industrialist and chairman of the Mahindra Group, recently took to Twitter to share his insights on the much-anticipated film ‘Sam Bahadur,’ starring Vicky Kaushal in the lead role.
Known for his thought-provoking tweets and candid opinions, Mahindra used the platform to underscore the significance of films that chronicle the tales of national heroes, particularly those centered around the valorous stories of soldiers, leadership, and courage.
In his tweet, Mahindra expressed gratitude to Ronnie Screwvala, the producer of ‘Sam Bahadur,’ for contributing to what he referred to as a “powerful virtuous cycle” in Indian cinema.
He articulated how such movies, depicting the courage and leadership of national heroes, create a cycle of pride and self-belief among the people. Drawing a parallel with Hollywood, Mahindra noted how the American film industry has successfully established and sustained this virtuous cycle for a century.
Acknowledging that ‘Sam Bahadur’ is not without its flaws, Mahindra focused on the positive, praising Vicky Kaushal’s transformative portrayal of Sam Manekshaw. He described Kaushal’s performance as “goosebump-raising,” emphasizing the impact of the actor’s characterization of the legendary military figure.
The film, ‘Sam Bahadur,’ which revolves around the extraordinary military journey of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw during the 1971 Indo-Pakistan War, unfolds across four decades. Mahindra’s tweet not only shared his perspective on the movie but also sparked discussions and reactions on social media, as netizens engaged with his views and shared their own thoughts on the cinematic representation of national heroes.