Sara Ali Khan’s first look from Ae Watan Mere Watan is OUT: ‘An ode to the unsung heroes’
Today January 23 Prime Video unveiled the first look of the upcoming Sara Ali Khan starrer movie Ae Watan Mere Watan. The first-look video features Sara Ali Khan and it shows her as an extremely focused young girl who is assembling a radio-like device in a not-so-lit room. The actress is shown in a non-glamorous avatar, unlike her previous movies. She starts speaking on the radio and talks about the message of independence with determination until she gets interrupted by the banging at the door.
This is an original Amazon movie and it is financed by Karan Johar and Apoorva Mehta under the banner of Dharmatic Entertainment Production. Karan Johar also shared the first-look video on his Instagram handle and captioned the post, “an ode to the unsung heroes. an ode to India’s freedom struggle💙 #AeWatanMereWatan, new Amazon Original Movie – now filming!🎬”
Coming back to the movie, Ae Watan Mere Watan is a fictional tale set against the backdrop of the Quit India Movement in 1942. The movie is inspired by true events and it is directed by Kannan Iyer. Sara Ali Khan is playing the intense role of a freedom fighter in this venture and while talking about this opportunity she said, “I am so excited and honored that Prime Video and Dharmatic Entertainment have given me the opportunity to be a part of a film that I truly believe deserves to be told. As an actor, and more importantly, as an Indian, I am proud to be able to portray a character that echoes bravery, strength, and courage. Working with Kannan Iyer sir is a sheer privilege as he is so passionate and emotionally invested in this story himself. And while of course, it is very challenging to essay a character that is vastly different from anything that I’ve done before, it is a project I’m going to work really hard on. And most importantly, I’m going to cherish every day that I get to play an enigmatic freedom fighter.”