Sara Ali Khan Turns Freedom Fighter In Her Upcoming ‘Ae Watan Mere Watan’; Karan Johar Describes It As ‘An Ode To India’s Freedom Struggle’. Check The First Look Inside!

The latest bollywood news is that her first look from the film as freedom fighter has been released.

Directed by Kannan Iyer and produced by Dharma Productions, Ae Watan Mere Watan stars Sara Ali Khan. It is written jointly by Darab Farooqui and will be released on Amazon Prime Video. It is set against the backdrop of the Quit India Movement in 1942.

The latest bollywood news is that her first look from the film as freedom fighter has been released. It showcases the journey of a college girl in Bombay who travels the path to become a freedom fighter.

“As we celebrate India’s 74th Republic Day, it is an honour to pay homage to the unsung warriors of the Indian freedom struggle. Ae Watan Mere Watan is a story inspired by true events and will see the confluence of some of the most creative minds of our times. We are really excited to have Sara Ali Khan headline this film; she has truly immersed herself in the character of the young freedom fighter. We are certain that Kannan Iyer’s directorial vision and Darab and Kannan’s passionate writing will inspire and evoke a sense of patriotism and determination amongst audiences not just in India but across the world,” Bollywood Hungama quoted Aparna Purohit, Head of India Originals, Prime Video as saying.

Karan Johar stated, “Dharmatic Entertainment is glad to be teaming up with Prime Video, yet again, to create a masterpiece- Ae Watan Mere Watan. The movie is an effort to bring to the audiences a lesser-known chapter of Indian history of the independence struggle. With the incredibly talented Sara Ali Khan taking on a never-seen-before character, and with Kannan Iyer’s vision, this movie promises to be truly inspiring and an entertaining experience.”

 Dharmatic Entertainment’s Apoorva Mehta said, “We are delighted to partner with Prime Video to create what I consider to be a great cinematic marvel. Prime Video has been a hub for unique stories and has provided its audience with a plethora of amazing titles. Ae Watan Mere Watan is a tale inspired by true events, about a freedom fighter whose unwavering courage and bravery helped our country immeasurably. We are extremely excited to see the magic Kannan Iyer is going to create with Sara Ali Khan as the lead in this film.”

“Directing this story inspired by true events from the very precarious times of India’s freedom struggle is a feeling of tremendous pride for me, and I am thankful to Prime Video and Dharmatic Entertainment for this opportunity. Ae Watan Mere Watan is going to be a tribute to the priceless contributions made by fearless heroes to India’s fight for independence. It is my first time working with Sara Ali Khan and I am excited to see how she moulds herself into this character,” director Kannan Iyer stated.

Sara said, “I am so excited and honoured 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.”

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