Check out the first look poster of Kesari starring Akshay Kumar as Havildar Ishar Singh and Parineeti Chopra in the lead roles. The upcoming Indian period war drama film is directed by Anurag Singh.
Produced by Karan Johar, Aruna Bhatia, Hiroo Yash Johar, Apoorva Mehta and Sunir Khetarpal.
Written by Girish Kohli and Anurag Singh.
Music by Jatinder Shah
Cinematography by Anshul Choubey
Edited by Shree Narayan Singh
Production Company: Dharma Productions, Cape of Good Films, Azure Entertainment and Zee Studios.
The movie tells the story of Havildar Ishar Singh who participates in the Battle of Saragarhi, in which an army of 21 Sikhs fought against 10,000 Afghans in 1897 while yearning for the respect of his estranged daughter. Principal photography began in January 2018 and the film is scheduled for the release on 21st March 2019.