News Helpline, July, 24 2020 -
Some films have good stories, some have stellar performances but some films have both which make them a good and a worth watch! Film 'Masaan' remains one of those films which won numerous accolades and received critical acclaim. The film had both, good story and superb performances. The film which was released on 24 July 2015 completes 5 years of its release today and actor Vicky Kashal remembers it by sharing stills from the film.
The 'Uri: The Surgical Strike' actor shared stills of important characters from the film celebrating five years of its release. These stills include Vicky himself, Richa Chadda, Shweta Tripathi, Sanjay Mishra, Pankaj Tripathi and the director of the film Neeraj Ghaywan.
Film 'Masaan' is set in present day Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India and the story depicts the journey of Devi played by Richa Chadda and Deepak Kumar played by Vicky Kaushal, both of them trying to unravel the reality of life and the pain associated with it. Vicky portrayed a boy from the Dom community whose family works at cremation ghats. The film also starred Shweta Tripathi, Pankaj Tripathi and Sanjay Mishra in important roles.
Directed by Neeraj Ghaywan, the film won over the audience and the critics with its realistic approach.
Meanwhile, Vicky has a list of films in his kitty. He will be seen in 'Manekshaw' which is directed by Meghna Gulzar. The film is based on the life of Sam Manekshaw who was the Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army during the Indo Pakistan War of 1971, and the first Indian Army Officer to be promoted to the rank of field marshal. Film also features Manoj Bajpayee in a prominent role. Vicky's look from the film was shared recently and the audience loved it.
He will also be seen in 'Sardar Udham Singh' which is a biographical being directed by Shoojit Sircar. Vicky will portray the role of Udham Singh in the film. The film also stars Banita Sandhu alongside him.