After proving his mettle yet again and garnering high acclaim for the biopic ‘Sarbjit
’, Randeep Hooda
is now gearing to go into battle with a period action-drama based on the historic battle of Saragarhi. Randeep will portray the role of Havlidar Ishar Singh
, the military commander of the 36th Sikhs, today known as the fourth Battalion of the Sikh Regiment. The film is being helmed by writer-director Rajkumar Santoshi
, who cast the actor after watching his performance in ‘Sarbjit
’ as the filmmaker believes only Randeep can do justice to the part.
Randeep is known for his effortless blending into any role that he takes up, bringing about real characters to life on reel with much aplomb. And he is now set to do the same for his sixth biopic ‘Saragarhi’ as he will undergo strenuous preparations for his role as the Sikh soldier.
“For the next month-and-a-half, Randeep will be