NEW DELHI, March 12 -- Kesari, starring actors Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra, is creating abundant buzz and the film's trailer has already garnered a lot of appreciation with 35 million views on Youtube at the time of going to print. The warfare sequences and stunts in the trailer look incredible.

The film is based on the Battle of Saragarhi, on September 12, 1897, in what is now the North-west Frontier Province, present-day Pakistan. The battle, between 21 Sikh soldiers of the British Indian Army and 10,000 Pashtun tribesmen, is considered to be one of the greatest last-stands ever.

Akshay plays the leader of the heavily outnumbered Sikh soldiers who chose to fight till the end rather than surrender. Kesari is a true story of valour ...