Actor Vicky Kaushal is soon coming up with the film Sardar Udham on Indian revolutionary and freedom fighter Shaheed Udham Singh. The film Sardar Udham will be released on October 16 on the OTT platform Amazon Prime. The film is based on a great revolutionary and is directed by Shoojit Sircar. Udham Singh killed the British officer by entering his own house. We are telling you the complete story of the bravery of Sardar Udham Singh. Here's everything you need to know about Sardar Udham story.
Sardar Udham Singh was born on 26 December 1899 in Sunam village of Sangrur district of Punjab. His real name was Sher Singh. He had a brother named Mukhta Singh. Udham's parents died when he was just seven years old. First, his mother died and then after 6 years his father also left the world. After the death of his parents, Udham and his brother were sent to the Central Khalsa Orphanage in Amritsar. Both the brothers were given new names in the orphanage. Sher Singh came to be known as Udham Singh and Mukhta Singh as Sadhu Singh.
Udham Singh considered another martyr of the country 'Bhagat Singh' as his guru. In 1919, the British arrested Satya Pal and Saifuddin Kitchlew of the Congress under the Rowlatt Act. In protest against this, thousands of people gathered in a park in Amritsar, Punjab. The purpose of these people was to protest peacefully.
Although the British General R. Dyer surrounded thousands of those people with his army and opened fire.
In this, he was accompanied by the then Punjab Governor Michael O. Dwyer (Michael O'Dwyer). This massacre was named Jallianwala Bagh Massacre. Udham Singh was a witness to the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in the year 1919.
After seeing this massacre with his own eyes, Udham Singh's entire focus shifted to fighting for freedom and taking revenge on General Dyer.
Sardar Udham Singh came in contact with many revolutionaries of that time and went out of the country after taking donations from them. When Udham Singh reached London, General R Dyer was already dead.
In such a situation, now the full focus of the hustle is only Michael O'Dwyer was about to be put to death. They were busy day and night in preparations to make him sleep. Finally, on 13 March 1940, the Royal Central Asian Society met at Caxton Hall in London.
There, M. Dwyer was called as a speaker. Udham Singh reached there in disguise. As soon as M. Dwyer came on stage to speak, Udham fired two bullets directly into M. Dwyer's chest. M. Dwyer died instantly. By doing this, Udham Singh tried to escape from there but could not succeed. He was then tried and convicted of the death of M. Dyer. On 31 July 1940, Udham Singh was hanged at the age of 41 in Pentonville Jail. Watch the trailer of the film here..