[dropcap]R[/dropcap]SVP Movies released the official trailer of the much awaited film Uri – The surgical strike, based on the surgical strike that was called by the Indian army in response to the Uri terror attack by Pakistan in 2016, on Wednesday morning.
Starring Vicky Kaushal, Paresh Rawal, Yami Gautam and Mohit Raina in lead roles, the 2.24-minute trailer gives a gripping peek of what happened during the surgical strike. Lead actor Vicky Kaushal took to Twitter to announce the launch of his film, he wrote “Yeh naya Hindustan hai!”
The trailer starts with the attack on the Indian army base, and gradually builds up the narrative that lead to the surgical strike on September 29, 2016.
From what appears in the trailer, Vicky fits the role of an Indian soldier perfectly. When Vicky’s character preps his team with the line, “Indian Army ne yeh jung shuru nahi ki thi, but we will bloody hell finish it,” it will give you goosebumps. With roles ranging from a Pakistani cop in Raazi to an indecisive lover in Mannmarziyaan, Vicky Kaushal is a treat to watch in the role of a fearless and responsible military officer.
We also get to see glimpses of Kirti Kulhari and Mohit Raina, it is not very clear as to what their roles are in the film, but one can assume that Kriti’s character is a pilot with the Indian Air Force, while Mohit Raina plays an army officer.
Yami Gautam‘s appearance is a head-turner, as she’s known for playing soft, romantic characters. She gets enough screen space in the trailer and a tough interrogation scene shows her threatening a captured man, “Zyada naatak kiya na, to tere akhrot tere muh se bahar nikaal dungi,” says the actress grittily.
Another strong actor adds on to the expectations one might have from the movie after watching the trailer. Paresh Rawal, known to portray NSA Ajit Doval in the film can be heard saying, “Yeh Hindustan ab chup nahi baithega, yeh naya Hindustan hai! Yeh ghar me ghusega bhi aur marega bhi.”
Produced by Ronnie Screwvala’s RSVP Films, Uri: The Surgical Strike is written directed by Aditya Dhar and is slated to release on January 11, 2019. We hope this one adds on to the list of one of India’s best war movies.