Look of Akhsay Kumar’s Kesari, a movie on the Battle of Saragarhi is released already. In the movie, Akshay Kumar will be seen in the lead role. He is expected to play the role of Havilder Ishar Singh. It is expected to be a biographical movie with the focal point on the Battle of Saragarhi.
On the similar plot, Ajay Devgn and Randeep Hooda have been working as well. Both of them will be seen in the garb of Havilder Ishar Singh also. Title for the Randeep Hooda’s movie has not been decided till now. However, title of Ajay Devgn’s movie is Sons of Sardaar.
It is believed that the small screen is also coming with its own version of Saragarhi Battle. In television, Havilder Ishar Singh will be played by Mohit Raina on a show called Sarfarosh: Saragarhi 1897.
So, a question may arise in your mind that why everyone is interested in Battle of Saragarhi suddenly?
Battle of Saragarhi has occurred in the year 1897. It has been seen as one of the epic battles in Indian history. According to the history books, 21 Sikhs have been part of British-India Regiment and guarding the Lokhart and Gulistan Fort close to the Afghanistan Border. In the battle field, mere 21 Sikhs have fought valiantly against 10,000 Afghan soldiers. On the occasion, Saragarhi has been attacked by Afghans.
Sikhs under British-India regiment has been led by brave Havilder Ishar Singh. Post has been defended bravely against the mighty Afghan army. Couple of attacks has been stopped on the occasion. However, the final attack from the Afghans has been really powerful. Due to this last attack, everyone has perished. However, enough time has been bought for British to send reinforcement.
Martyr from the Saragarhi Batlle has been honored later on. Epic poem has been composed by Khalsa Bahadur as well in order to remember the matry. The battle has been included in the curriculum of Punjab also.
By knowing about the historical significance of the battle, you may be interested to know more. So, are you excited to watch the movie?