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Indian's Oscar Entry: Shoojit Sircar on 'Sardar Udham' vs 'Pebbles'

The Quint
The Quint
Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar spoke to The Quint about his newly released and critically acclaimed biopic on Udham Singh, Sardar Udham. Sircar reveals that he had actually planned to make a film on Bhagat Singh, but then zeroed in on the more unsung Udham Singh. Apart from other things Sircar also spoke about his decision to give a longish screen time to the Jallianwala Bagh massacre sequence and what was his most indelible impression of Udham from all the research work and readings he
had done.