Vicky Kaushal is starting off the year on a patriotic note with Uri: The Surgical Attack. The movie is 2019’s first release and it sees the actor don the Major’s uniform to fight terrorists. The film is based on the surgical attacks which took place in 2016 and sheds light on the various terrorist attacks which happened on the Indian side of the Line of Control (LOC) which eventually lead the government to plan the surgical strikes. Vicky plays Major Vihaan Shergill, the man who executed the whole operation. The film also stars Yami Gautam and Paresh Rawal in pivotal roles.
While we shared our review recently, we couldn’t stop thinking about how different Uri is from the other war-drama movies we’ve seen in the past. Who doesn’t remember Border and LOC Kargil? Those songs and drama that led up to an edge-of-the-seat climax has been such a crucial part of most people’s film-watching history. But Uri is different. Although it ignites the same sense of patriotism as other war movies, the film uses a different formula. Here are five things that make Uri a different watch: