1. The huge turban that Akshay Kumar wore weighed about 6 kg.
2. The battle scenes were shot in Wai, about 150 km from Mumbai. More than 3,000 extras were used, and CGI was employed to make it look like 10,000.
3. Akshay Kumar suffered an injury to his ribs while shooting the climactic scene. and had to take a break from shooting. However, even after being advised to rest and being advised to return to Mumbai to recuperate. He refused, although there was a helicopter on standby to take him there, and took a room in Wai instead.
4. The set was destroyed in a huge fire in April 2018.
5. The first poster was released on September 12, 2018, on the occasion of Saragarhi Day.
6. Akshay Kumar shaved his head as he had to wear a huge turban, and was not happy about it..
7. While shooting in Wai, Akshay Kumar headed to Pimpode Budruk, which is the largest village in Koregaon Tehsil in Satara, Maharashtra, and helped the locals with water harvesting.
8. Akshay Kumar's look for the film was revealed on January 5, 2018, which showed him with a huge turban on his head and a fully grown beard.
9. Akshay Kumar insisted that Johar release the film on August 15, 2019, the Independence Day of India, but he refused as that date is already fixed for his film "Brahmastra".
10. Salman Khan was to be one of the film's producers, along with Karan Johar and Akshay Kumar when it was announced in January 2017. However, he opted out when by the end of the year the film still hadn't been started.
11.Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra team up for the first time.
12.Akshay Kumar's first-period film.
13.Anurag Singh's comeback to Hindi films after ten years. His last directorial Hindi film was Dil Bole Hadippa! (2009).
14. The sword used in the final stand by Havildar Ishar Singh is a Khanda.
15. The large knives -almost sword-like- prominently shown in Afghan hands are pesh-Katz, a traditional weapon of the Afridi people and other Indo-Persian groups. It was shown in the Forged in Fire TV series in season 4 episode 9.
16. Anurag Singh's comeback to Hindi films after 12 years he made his directorial debut in Hindi cinema with Raqeeb (2007), later on, he shifted to the Punjabi film industry and made films like Jatt & Juliet and Punjab 1984 which are considered landmark films in Punjabi cinema and brought the industry international recognition.
17. Bhageshree was rumored to be part of the film. But she denied saying she was never approached.
18. Anurag Singh is often confused with another director of the same name who directed Dil Bole Hadippa (2009), in many interviews he has clarified that he didn't direct the movie. 19. The song "Teri Mitti" from the movie had another version released during the COVID pandemic with different lyrics. While the original song was about Martyrdom, the new version was about doctors and nurses involved with COVID patients.
20.The first film to be screened at Mumbai's Odeon theater in Worli old Geeta Talkies. The same year the theater had opened with Thackeray in January 2019 after pressure from locals to restart the cinema hall. But then it wasn't a full-fledged cinema hall and had opened just for three days for press announcement it was later converted into full-fledged cinema hall with Kesari.
21. This was the last film screened at Mumbai's iconic Chandan cinema before it shut down for renovation and decided to go multiplex way from its iconic single screen image.