Shershaah first-look: Sidharth Malhotra pays ode to Vikram Batra
The war drama is directed by Vishnu Varadhan, and produced by Karan Johar and Shabbir Boxwala
Sidharth Malhotra essays Kargil martyr Vikram Batra in his upcoming film, Shershaah. The war drama is directed by Vishnu Varadhan and produced by Karan Johar and Shabbir Boxwala. The film’s first-look posters were released today, featuring Siddharth in various scenes of combat.
An absolute honor to be able to paint the big screen with the shades of bravery & sacrifice.— Sidharth Malhotra (@SidMalhotra) January 16, 2020
Paying an ode to the journey of Captain Vikram Batra (PVC) and bringing the UNTOLD TRUE STORY with #Shershaah. Releasing 3rd July, 2020.@Advani_Kiara @vishnu_dir @karanjohar pic.twitter.com/RJ4qj0sNPQ
Captain Vikram Batra, aged 24, was killed on Point 4875 in the Dras sub sector of Kargil on July 7, 1999. He was posthumously awarded the Pearam Vir Chakra, India’s highest military honour.
In the film, which will be releasd on July 3, Siddharth also essays Captain Batra’s twin brother. Shershaah stars Kiara Advani as the female lead. The cast includes Javed Jaffrey, Himanshu Malhotra, and Paresh Rawal in pivotal roles.