Kesari is an upcoming Hindi movie starring Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra in the lead. The movieis directed by Anurag Singh and is set to release in April, 2019. The film is based on the The Battle of Saragarhi, which was fought on 12 September 1897 between Sikh soldiers of the British Indian Army and PashtunOrakzai tribesmen. The battle was led by Havildar Ishar Singh. Akshay Kumar plays the role of Havildar Ishar Singh. Akshay Kumar dons a traditional Sikh look in the movie. Parineeti Chopra is playing the female lead role.