IMDb Rating: 8.2/10
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Director: Meghna Gulzar
Release Date: December 1, 2023
Star Cast: Vicky Kaushal, Sanya Malhotra, Fatima Sana Shaikh
Storyline: Revolves around the high and low points of Sam Manekshaw who became the first Indian Army officer to be promoted to the rank of Field Marshal. Sam Mankeshaw is one of the first cadet to be trained in Indian Military Academy.After graduating he is posted second lieutenant to the 12th Frontier Force Regiment, Ferozpur and soon he meets Sillo Bode with whom he married later.In 1942 during the second world war he is promoted as a major and sent to Burma where in the battle of Sitlang Bridge he gets wounded badly but survives the attack and is awarded gallantry.In 1947 post partition he is convinced by his colleague Major Yahya Khan to join the Pakistani army but he chooses to join Indian Army.Mankeshaw’s achievements didn’t stop here and he played major role during the 1962 Sino Indian War and 1971 Indoa-Pak War. due to his frequent achievements he was given the rank of First Field Marshall by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.