Tollywood young hero Adivi Sesh, who is waiting for his upcoming biopic Major, pens down a heartfelt note on the occasion of Republic Day. The Kshanam actor shared the beautiful moments spent with 26/11 martyr Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan’s parents. He also affirmed it is important for him that the movie Major to be released in theatres only.
Major is based on the 2008 Mumbai terror attack martyr Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan’s life. The shooting of the film is just wrapped and was initially set for a Pan-Indian release on February 1st. But it was postponed by the makers due to the rising Covid-19 cases caused by the Omicron variant. Sesh took blessings from K Unnikrishnan and Dhanalakshmi, parents of Major Sandeep, on Republic Day.
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Adivi Sesh‘s emotional note also reads, “On this #RepublicDay I reflect on some beautiful moments I spent with #MajorSandeepUnnikrishnan ‘s parents, @ NSG base #Mumbai. It’s important to me that his story be shown in theaters across the country, at a time when it’s truly safe. No waves threatening public health.”
It’s important to me that his story be shown in theaters across the country, at a time when its truly safe. No waves threatening public health. (1/2) pic.twitter.com/H6shGCHglX
— Adivi Sesh (@AdiviSesh) January 26, 2022
Who Is Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan?
Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan was the only son of retired ISRO official K Unnikrishnan. He joined the National Defense Academy in Pune in 1995 and later joined the Army. His family is from Kerala but settled in Bengaluru.
The Major took part in the Kargil War of 1999 and played a vital role in India’s victory. Later, while trying to rescue an injured comrade during the terror attack of 26/11 he was shot dead. Major Sandeep got an Ashoka Chakra medal for his valour. The road on which his family resides at Yelahanka in Bengaluru was renamed, Major Unnikrishnan Road.
The film offers an insightful view into the dedication, courage, and sacrifices of Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan. The movie was pictured in 75 locations across the country. Spy fame Shashi Kiran Thikka has directed the movie and the film is co-produced under the banner of Sony Pictures, Mahesh GMB Entertainments, and A+S Movies.
It has been announced that the movie Major will be released in Telugu, Hindi, and Malayalam. The film stars former Miss India Earth turned Telugu actress Shobhita Dhulipalla and Bollywood actress Saiee Manjrekar in the lead roles.