"Relive the story of the one...": Randeep Hooda's 'Swatantrya Veer Savarkar' streams on OTT today

"Relive the story of the one...": Randeep Hooda's 'Swatantrya Veer Savarkar' streams on OTT today
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Mumbai, Maharashtra: On the occasion of 141st birth anniversary of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, actor Randeep Hooda has shared an update with his fans about the OTT streaming of his directorial debut film 'Swatantrya Veer Savarkar'.

The movie is streaming on ZEE5 now.

"On his 141st Birth Anniversary, relive the story of the one who sparked a Revolution against all odds & became the Most Dangerous Revolutionary of India. #SwatantryaVeerSavarkar now streaming, only on ZEE5. #ReliveSavarkarOnZEE5 #VeerSavarkarOnZEE5," he wrote on X.

The movie starred Hooda in his directorial debut. Ankita Lokhande played Yamuna Bai, wife of Savarkar, in the film.

'Swatantrya Veer Savarkar' is a cinematic portrayal of one of India's most influential and controversial figures during the Indian Independence struggle, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, revered as Swatantrya Veer Savarkar.

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar was born on May 28, 1883, in Bhagur.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tribute to the freedom fighter and remembered his services to the motherland.

"Tribute to the great freedom fighter Veer Savarkar ji on his birth anniversary, who dedicated his life in the service of the motherland," the prime minister said in a post on X.

Actor Randeep Hooda has reacted to the post and asked the audience to watch the journey of "Influential and Visionary Revolutionary" in his film 'Swatantrya Veer Savarkar'.

Reacting to his post, Hooda wrote, "On the Birth Anniversary of Most Influential and Visionary Revolutionary of Akhand Bharat #VeerSavarkar, #SwatantryaVeerSavarkar streaming now on @ZEE5India Watch His Story! Naman"

To mark the 141st birth anniversary of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Hooda visited the Cellular Jail in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, where Savarkar was sentenced to life terms of imprisonment totaling fifty years.

Randeep Hooda who played the character of Savarkar in his biopic 'Swatantrya Veer Savarkar' shared his deep connection with the role.

Speaking to ANI, Randeep said, "After studying Savarkar ji's entire story and trying to live his life and portray it on screen, I became very involved in it. When people who knew Veer Savarkar, like his family and those close to him, such as the Mangeshkar family, gave me a pat on the back saying that I portrayed him very well, truthfully, and powerfully, it felt great because such validation is often very rare," he said.

"Often, when you make biopics, the close ones of the person say you didn't include this or show that. But I tried to encapsulate his entire 53-year life in 3 hours. So, it feels like a validation when I receive an award from their side," he added.

The film was released on March 22 in two languages - Hindi and Marathi.

'Swatantrya Veer Savarkar' is streaming on ZEE5.