Directed by Omung Kumar, “Sarbjit” is based on the real-life story of Sarabjit Singh, who was convicted for spying and terrorism and languished in a Pakistani jail for 23 years, while his sister Dalbir Kaur, tried vigorously to release him.
The 73-year-old has called the film intense and dramatic.
“’Sarabjit’ an intense dramatic film… Pertinent and performed with great aplomb! Congratulations!” Amitabh tweeted.
T 2260 – ‘Sarabjit’ an intense dramatic film .. pertinent and performed with great aplomb ! Congratulations !! pic.twitter.com/7YsCLfAVyq
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) 18 May 2016
The film’s director Omung Kumar re-tweeted Big B’s comment and thanked him for making it to the movie’s premiere.
“Thank you so much, sir and thank you for coming for the premiere,” Kumar tweeted.
Thank u so much sir:) and thank you for coming for the premiere https://t.co/yE5tYLertx
— Omung Kumar (@OmungKumar) 18 May 2016
Randeep Hooda has essayed the role of Sarabjit Singh in the film.
The film is narrated through the perspective of Sarabjit’s sister Dalbir Kaur, played by Aishwarya.