The wait is finally over! Actor Sidharth Malhotra starrer ‘Shershaah’ is all set to release digitally on August 12.
On Thursday, the makers unveiled the teaser of the film, which is is based on the life of Param Vir Chakra awardee Vikram Batra.
For the unversed, Vikram Batra laid down his life in the service of the nation while recapturing Indian territories from Pakistani intruders during the Kargil War in 1999. And due to his immense bravery, he was given the title of ‘Sher Shah’ (Lion King).
Sidharth Malhotra will be seen essaying the role of Captain Vikram Batra. In the teaser, we get a glimpse of real footage from the Kargil War. In the end, we can also see Siddharth donning the army uniform with the name of Vikram Batra.
Sidharth is extremely proud to step into the shoes of Vikram Batra. “Heroes live on through their stories. We are honored to bring to you the true story of the Kargil War hero, Captain Vikram Batra (PVC).
A film which has had a long journey for me and a real-life character I am proud to play,” he wrote on Instagram while sharing the teaser’s link.
Speaking more about the film, Karan Johar, Dharma Productions’ head honcho, said, “‘Shershaah’, 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.”