The film is produced by Dharma Productions, Azure Entertainment and Cape of Good Films. It starred Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra in lead roles. The movie depicts an unbelievable true story based on the Battle of Saragarhi fought on 12th of September in 1891. Akshay was in the role of Havildar Ishar Singh, who led the 36th Sikh Regiment and had the reputation of being a feisty and experienced sergeant. The historical event of Saragarhi is touted as one of the bravest battle ever fought, 21 courageous Sikhs countered 10,000 tribesmen from Afghanistan.
Director: Anurag Singh
Genre: Action-War film
In Theatres: released worldwide on 21 March 2019
Runtime: 150 minutes
Studio: Dharma Productions, Azure Entertainment, Cape of Good Films and Zee Studios
Starring: Akshay Kumar, Parineeti Chopra, Toranj Kayvon, Mir Sarwar, Bhawani Muzamil, Rakesh Chaturvedi, Ashwath Bhatt, Surmeet Singh Basra, Vansh Bharadwaj
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Kesari is a powerful film because of its innate sense of emotional intelligence and raw shock value. It is the story of valour and bravery. The story is interesting and inspirational. Although there has been a television series on this battle, still this episode hasn’t got its due. Hence, Kesari is perfect to educate viewers. Girish Kohli and Anurag Singh’s had done a fantastic job their screenplay is effective for most parts. Anurag Singh’s direction is neat and uncomplicated. Akshay Kumar delivers an excellent performance.
Yet another spectacular performance from this talented performer! Parineeti Chopra she added charm.
Actress Toranj Kayvon makes much more impact in comparison to others. Mir Sarwar leaves the maximum mark out of the Afghani tribesmen. Bhawani Muzamil gets to play a badass character and he’s quite fun. Rakesh Chaturvedi plays the evil character well. Ashwath Bhatt is decent. From the Sikh soldiers, Surmeet Singh Basra as Gurmukh Singh is the best and has a very crucial part to essay. Vansh Bharadwaj also does a fine job.