‘Shershaah’ is a story of valour, love and sacrifice, and is inspired by the life of Captain Vikram Batra (PVC). The film celebrates his valiant spirit and honours his invaluable sacrifice in the Kargil War of 1999.
The makers of Sidharth Malhotra-starrer ‘Shershaah‘, the biopic of Kargil hero Captain Vikram Batra, dropped the film’s release date along with a smashing teaser. ‘Shershaah’ will release on August 12 on Amazon Prime Video, the streaming platform announced Thursday. The film was earlier scheduled to arrive in July last year, but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Directed by Vishnu Varadhan and jointly produced by Dharma Productions and Kaash Entertainment, ‘Shershaah’ is slated to be the biggest Bollywood war drama of the year and will release as a lead up to the Independence Day weekend. The film also stars Kiara Advani, Shiv Panditt, Raj Arjun, Pranay Pachauri, Himmanshu Ashok Malhotra, Nikitin Dheer, Ankita Goraya, Anil Charanjeett, Sahil Vaid, Shataf Figar and Pawan Chopra in pivotal roles.
‘Shershaah’ is a story of valour, love and sacrifice, and is inspired by the life of Captain Vikram Batra (PVC). The film celebrates his valiant spirit and honours his invaluable sacrifice in the Kargil War of 1999. Staying true to his codename ‘Shershaah’, Captain Batra’s valiant fight and ultimate sacrifice was instrumental in India’s victory.
“‘Shershaah’ is the true story of a war hero whose indomitable spirit and bravery brought victory to our nation. His sacrifices are invaluable and his life is an inspiration for generations to come. We are extremely glad to have found a home for what I believe is a true cinematic marvel, in Amazon Prime Video, and are excited to mark the beginning of a new chapter in our relationship with them. Shershaah is our homage to the valour of our soldiers and I hope every viewer’s heart swells with pride watching this film,” said Karan Johar, Dharma Productions.
The film is co-produced by Hiroo Johar, Apoorva Mehta, Shabbir Boxwala, Ajay Shah and Himanshu Gandhi.