Bollywood actor Vicky Kaushal on Saturday announced the title of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw’s biopic. The title of the biopic is “Sam Bahadur”. The title was announced on the 107th birth anniversary of Field Marshal Manekshaw, i.e April 3, 2021.
Last month, during a debate, Republic TV’s Consulting Editor for Strategic Affairs, Major Gaurav Arya claimed that the Indian government stopped Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw’s pension and he was given his full arrears only at his deathbed. However, news portal The Quint debunked Major Arya’s claim.
Today, i.e. June 27, 2020, is the 12th death anniversary of Indian Army’s first Field Marshal Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw. Field Marshal Manekshaw was the eighth Indian Army chief. He was the brain behind India’s victory against Pakistan in 1971. Manekshaw was born in a Parsi family on April 3, 1914, to Hormizd Manekshaw and Hilla Mehta, in Amritsar.