Shamshera is an 2022 Indian Hindi-language period action film produced by Aditya Chopra under Yash Raj Films and directed by Karan Malhotra. The film stars Ranbir Kapoor in a dual role with Sanjay Dutt as the antagonist alongside Vaani Kapoor, Ronit Roy, Saurabh Shukla and Ashutosh Rana.
Budgeted at ₹150 crore, it is one of the most expensive Hindi films. Set in the 1800s, the story follows a dacoit tribe and their fight for independence against the British rule. It is scheduled for theatrical release on 22 July 2022.
In the fictitious city of Kaza, a warrior tribe is imprisoned, enslaved & tortured by a ruthless authoritarian Shudh Singh. Shamshera is the a legend for his tribe who relentlessly fights for his tribe’s freedom & dignity.
Here’s everything we know so far about The Shamshera (2022) Hindi Movie:
Cast and characters:
Ranbir Kapoor – Shamshera
Sanjay Dutt – Shuddh Singh
Vaani Kapoor – Sona
Saurabh Shukla – Shekhawat
Ronit Roy – Veerendra Kumar
Ashutosh Rana – Krishnanunni
Tridha Choudhury – Veerabhaskar
Pitobash Tripathy – Damodaran Potti
Directed By – Karan Malhotra
Sizes – 300MB, 700MB, 1.5GB
Genre – Action, Adventure, Drama
Language – Hindi
Release Date – 22 July 2022
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Shamshera (2022) Hindi Movie Story
1891: Balli is a tribesman from Khameran tribe, who aspires to become a cop where he ask to provide a test for him, to a conniving Indian cop named Darooga Shudh Singh. Shudh Singh ask him to beat a child to prove his worth, where Balli refuses and take the child’s place and bears the punishment. That night, Balli learns about his father Shamshera’s past.
1871: Shamshera is a Khameran tribesman, who along with his people were oppressed by the people of Kaza because of caste and status discrimination. Due to this, Shamshera counterattacks and pillages the kingdom, which leads to Kaza, creating a fearful reputation against the Khamerans.
The kings and the wealthy men of the empire seeks the help of the British to drive away the Khameran tribe from their village forest. The British accepts the deal in exchange for 5000 gold coins. The Britishers attacks the Khameran tribe, but Shamshera and the tribal people fight valiantly and the Britishers flee.
Shamshera receives a message that their tribe could live peacefully and regain their lost respect if they promised to stop plundering Kaza and move to a fortress outside the city premises. Shamshera and his men arrive at the forest where they realize that it is a trap led by Shudh Singh, and are captured where they are tortured mercilessly.
Shamshera is told by the British to provide 10,000 gold coins, in exchange for sparing the Khameran tribe. Realizing that the deal would be difficult to achieve inside the fortress. Shamshera forms a plan to help the tribe escape from the fortress, but to no avail where he tells his wife about his plan to frame himself as a traitor and also tells her to cook-up a story to save the tribe from getting killed.
Shamshera tries to escape by climbing the wall of the fortress where the officers-in-charge spots Shamshera and shoots him, leaving Shamshera wounded and later getting hanged by Shudh Singh. Beliveing the Shamshera is a traitor, The tribe develops a hatred against him, thus leaving the truth to be buried.
1891: After learning the truth, Balli fakes his death and escapes from the fortress with the help of Shamshera’s trusted ally Pir Baba. When Shamshera decided to move to the fortress, a few Khamerans decided to stay back, where they are now residing in a town named Nagina, and had camouflaged their identities, doing all petty jobs in the town for a living and they were waiting for Shamshera, as he would come and help them regain their lost respect and dignity.
As advised by Pir Baba, and with the help of a local dancer named Sona, Balli starts looting the rich people of Kaza and refers himself as Shamshera. The British General is worried about the new Shamshera. Shudh Singh invites the General for his wedding, where the General deduce that Shamshera would come to the wedding.
Balli is able to steal the gold from Shudh Singh’s wedding, but his youngest gang member is shot by the sadistic cop. With the information given by a gang member of Balli, Shudh Singh conducts a crackdown and confiscates all the gold that the gang had stolen till now, where Sona (who is pregnant with Balli’s child) is caught by Shudh Singh, where he attempts to kill her and Balli’s child, but the General stops him.
Though heartbroken, Balli plans to steal the Queen’s Crown, which is supposed to arrive at Kaza. Despite tight security, Balli steals the Queen’s crown and puts a blot on the British General’s reputation. Balli makes a deal with the General to free the Khamerans, in exchange for the Queen’s Crown.
The General agrees and Balli returns with the surviving members of his crew to the Kaza Fortress. Shudh Singh kills the British forces, and places the blame on Balli, and takes the credit for returning the crown to the queen, but forgets about placing the blame on Khamerans.
The Khamerans learn about Shamshera’s sacrifice from Pir Baba, where they get enraged and breaks the fortress’s gates to fight alongside Balli. They slaughter the police force.
Balli fights Shudh Singh, where he hangs Shudh Singh in the same way, in which he hanged Shamshera. Balli leaves the Queen’s Crown to the British General, due to him having saved Sona’s life. The Khamerans ride alongside Balli, and are hopeful that they will be able to live a dignified life hereafter.
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