Vicky Kaushal preparing for Uri
Vicky Kaushal preparing for Uri.YouTube screenshot

Vicky Kaushal shared a video on social media about his preparation for URI-The Surgical Strike that shows how the actor used to wake up at 3 in the morning and go to Navy Nagar to get different kinds of training like Mixed Martial arts and physical training with co-stars. He used to call his gym trainer (Rakesh Udiyar) a 'Jallaad'.

As seen in the trailer Vicky is playing the role of an Indian Army officer for which he was required to gain 15 kgs. Rakesh Udiyar has made sure that Vicky Looks like Vihaan Singh Shergill, his on-screen character.

In the video, director Aditya Dhar revealed how the actor left no stones unturned and trained for 18hours a day. They also went to a boot camp training, which helped them a lot to learn things like, how to use guns, crawling and understand their psyche, etc.

Vicky shared the video on social media and wrote, "A glimpse into my prep for URI. Not just me... me, along with a team of 20 other wonderful actors who gave their everything to the film. Big shout out to all my coactors, trainers and coaches... @rakeshudiyar ,Mangesh, @amol_kyatam @vickyarora @karannagari_mma #AtulMongia, 'The Sikh Regiment' @indianarmy.adgpi and the captain of the ship @adityadharfilms for giving me the most stimulating time as an artist. #URITheSurgicalStrike releases on 11thJan2019."

The Film is based on the 2016 surgical strike conducted by the Indian Army in retaliation to an alleged terror attack in the Kashmir region of Uri.

Uri is Vicky's most anticipated film of this year and just before the release, Vicky has received much love from his fans. The response is a good sign of having chatter around the film.

Showcasing the story of the night that shook the entire nation, the units and short promos released by the makers showcased the dangerous operation initiated by the Indian Army in retaliation of the terrorist attack by Pakistanis in URI which killed 19 Indian soldiers. The action-packed film boasts of an ensemble cast, including Mohit Raina, Paresh Rawal, Yami Gautam, and Kirti Kulhari amongst others.

Produced by RSVP movies and directed by Aditya Dhar, the film has Vicky Kaushal, Yami Gautam and Paresh Rawal in pivotal roles.

URI is one of the most anticipated films and it is the first film of Bollywood to release on 11th January 2019.