How Vicky Kaushal's Cheekbone Injury Helps Him To Get Into Feet Of Sardar Udham Singh?

Mina Muzumdar |May 30, 2019

When the first look of Sardar Udham Singh was unveiled, fans were left stunned with Vicky Kaushal's fierce look with a scar in his cheekbone. However, the scar which fans thought is a prosthetic make-up actually the incident Vicky faced on the film set.

If there is someone who can bring a raw intensity to every role they portray, it's Vicky Kaushal. From his big hit Masaan to his supporting role in Sanju, the subtle strains of sensitivity that his character displayed can tug at your heartstring. Now, Vicky Kaushal is gearing up for his new promising project Sardar Udham Singh.

When the first look of him in the biographic film was unveiled, from the fierce look in his eyes to his stern face with a scar in his cheek, Vicky definitely aces in playing nuanced characters.

As the principal photography of the film has begun, the truth behind his disguise for the film was unveiled. The scar which fans thought is a prosthetic makeup actually come from his cheekbone break incident last time on the film set. After that, the director decided to bring that image to film.

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Vicky Kaushal

In fact, Udham Singh hurt himself in Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Therefore, when the news comes out about Vicky Kaushal's incident that got him 13 stitches, director Shoojit Sircar got ideas of portraying his character as close as Udham Singh's injury in real life.

Talking about Vicky Kaushal's appearance on film, director Shoojit Sircar told Mid-day:


He concluded by saying: “We had a scar in the film already; so fortunately or unfortunately, it helped our look.”

Vicky Kaushal's upcoming film is inspired by the real life of Sardar Udham Singh who has an urge for revenging the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. The film is expected to make a big hit in the cinema is slated to hit the screen as soon as 2020.


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