Be it Archana Deshmukh of Pavitra Rishta or Jhalkaribai from Manikarnika, Ankita Lokhande has always played roles that are impactful. She is undoubtedly one of the most loved and admired actresses of the country. The star has won audience’s hearts by portraying memorable characters over the years and the versatile actress is set to spring a huge surprise on the movie buffs and her fans once again with her next big offering titled Swatantrya Veer Savarkar. Yes, you read that right. Ankita has been roped in to play the lead opposite Randeep Hooda in the a biopic on the late freedom fighter, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. The movie also features Amit Sial in a pivotal role.

Few days ago, Randeep Hooda had shared the following post:

While sharing her excitement on the announcement, Ankita said…

I love essaying challenging and pivotal characters that not just take the narrative forward but also leave an impact on the audience. Swatantrya Veer Savarkar is one such inspiring story that needs to be told and I’m happy to be associated with it.

The film marks the debut of Randeep Hooda as a director besides playing the titular role. It is conceptualized by Sandeep Singh, and written by Utkarsh Naithani and Randeep Hooda. The film is produced by Anand Pandit Motion Pictures and Legend Studios, Producers Anand Pandit, Sandeep Singh and Sam Khan. The film is scheduled to release on 26th May 2023, marking the 140th birth anniversary of Veer Savarkar.

After this project Randeep will be seen in Unfair and Lovely with Illeana D’cruz and a web series Inspector Avinash opposite Urvashi Rautela.

Coming back to Veer Savarkar, with all talented people collaborating for this project, I am sure it is going to be worth a watch. Now, all eyes are on May 2023, when the film releases in cinema halls.