The trailer of the movie Shershaah was launched on Sunday, on the eve of Kargil Vijay Diwas which is celebrated every year on July 26. Actors Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani and producer Karan Johar reached Kargil for the trailer launch event. The movie is based on the life of Kargil War Hero and Param Vir Chakra winner Shaheed Captain Vikram Batra.
In the movie Malhotra is portraying the role of Captain Batra. The two minutes 30 seconds trailer, depicts various aspects of the Kargil War hero. Famous dialogue of Capt Batra “Ya to Tiranga lehra ke aunga ya Tirange me lipat kar aunga.” Has also been featured in the trailer. Kaira Advani is playing the role of Capt Batra’s girlfriend. Kargil Vijay Diwas 22nd Anniversary: Know About Param Vir Chakra Awardees Of Kargil War 1999.
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Sharing the trailer, the actor wrote, “Captain Vikram Batra reporting on duty! The wait is finally over, I’m honoured to present to you the legendary story of our Kargil War Hero.”
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The film is produced by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions. Vishnu Vardhan is the director of the movie. The movie was scheduled to hit theatres in July 2, 2021, but due to COVID-19, its release was postponed to July 2, 2021. It has now been scheduled to release on August 12, 2021 on Amazon Prime Video. In January this year, Karan Johar released posters of the movie. also stars Ankita Gora, Shiv Pandit and Sahil Vaid, among others.
Shaheed Captain Batra had become a household name in India during the Kargil War. The young and jovial officer of the Indian Army, also code named as “Shershaah” during the Kargil War 1999 attained martyrdom while fighting for his motherland on July 7, 1999. Kargil Vijay Diwas 2021 Celebrations: Lt Gen YK Joshi Leads ‘Dhruva Kargil Ride’ From Udhampur to Drass to Pay Tribute to Kargil War Heroes.
Captain Batra was born on September 9, 1974 in Himachal Pradesh’s Palampur to Girdhari Lal Batra, a government school principal, and Kamal Kanta Batra, a school teacher. Captain Batra joined the Indian Military Academy in 1997 and commissioned as a lieutenant into the 13th battalion of the Indian Army on December 6, 1997. In January 1999, Batra was sent to attend the Commando Course at Belgaum, Karnataka where he excelled.
The young officer gave his success signal “Yeh Dil Mange More!” after the capture of Point 5140. He attained martyrdom while capturing the Point 4857. Later, the point was renamed as “Batra Top.” For displaying bravery in the battlefield, Captain Batra was awarded Param Vir Chakra (Posthumously), India highest wartime bravery award.