Sara on playing freedom fighter in ‘Ae Watan Mere Watan’: I’m going to cherish it and work hard

Mumbai, Jan 23 (PTI) Actor Sara Ali Khan on Monday said she is proud to portray a character that echoes “bravery and courage” in her upcoming Prime Video movie “Ae Watan Mere Watan”.

The Amazon Original film, directed by Kannan Iyer, features Sara in the role of a freedom fighter. Iyer has also penned the thriller-drama along with Darab Farooqui. Produced by Karan Johar’s Dharmatic Entertainment , the thriller-drama is inspired by true events and follows the intrepid journey of a college girl in Bombay who goes on to become a freedom fighter.

“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,” Sara said in a statement post the release of her first look from the film.