Actor Vicky Kaushal has said that “Uri: The Surgical Strike” is a very special film for him and will always remain close to his heart. He said the film’s aim was to give tribute to the Indian soldiers. They give up their today for our tomorrow and no words can signify or repay the sacrifices they make for the nation, he said. Vicky was seen as Major Vihaan Singh Shergill in the film

Uri: The Surgical Strike is a 2019 Indian Hindi-language military action film. It is the directorial debut of Aditya Dhar who also wrote the film. Besides Vicky Kaushal, it features Paresh Rawal, Mohit Raina, and Yami Gautam in lead roles.

The film is a dramatised account of the retaliation to the 2016 Uri attack. It follows Major Vihaan Singh Shergill of the Indian Army, who plays a leading role in the events.

Uri was theatrically released on 11 January 2019, and grossed over Rs 336 crore worldwide. Based on domestic net collection the film is among top ten in the list of Hindi films with highest domestic net collection.

“The way audiences have resonated with the emotions of patriotism, bravery and sacrifices of our armed forces has been astounding. As artists, that is the biggest takeaway for us,” added Vicky.

The film found its way onto the small screen on May 5 on Zee Cinema.

Currently, Vicky is working on the biopic “Sardar Udham Singh”. He will bring alive the story of Udham Singh, who slew Michael O’ Dwyer, a lieutenant governor of Punjab, in revenge for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar in 1919. Singh was subsequently tried and convicted of murder and hanged in July 1940.

Shoojit Sircar’s “Sardar Udham Singh” is slated to release in 2020.