The Indian Army and real family of Captain Vikram Batra (PVC) came together to celebrate the spirit of Shershaah on the silver screen.
The unmitigated courage and valour that Captain Vikram Batra (PVC) had shown as an army officer during the Kargil War continues to inspire.
His heroic tale depicted in the newly released Amazon Original film, Shershaah has received much critical acclaim, including that of the Indian Army and Vikram Batra’s family. It was a proud and emotional moment for the families of Vikram Batra, together with Sidharth Malhotra and the Indian Army who attended the special screening of Shershaah in New Delhi.
Amazon Prime Video released a video from the screening which shows how Army officers, their families, and Vikram Batra’s real and film family came together and celebrated the spirit of Captain Vikram Batra(PVC). It was a proud moment for the Indian Army to see the Kargil War Hero’s story not only told but celebrated by audiences.
Watch the Shershaah premiere event here:
Vikram Batra’s twin brother Vishal Batra, his parents Girdhari Lal Batra and Kamal Kanta Batra were seen with tears in their eyes as they watched how bravely their son fought at the Kargil War on the silver screen. They were happy with the performances of Malhotra and Kiara Advani who were, according to early reactions, very convincing as Captain Vikram Batra and Dimple Cheema in the film.
Senior Army officials present at the screening such as General MM Naravane, Chief Of Army Staff, Lt. general CP Mohanty, Vice Chief Of Army Staff, Col. Sanjeev Jamwal, Col. Bhupinder Shahi, Col. Rajesh Adhau expressed and outpour of appreciation for the film with their heartfelt words.
Directed by Vishnu Varadhan, Shershaah is inspired by the life of Captain Vikram Batra (PVC) and stars Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani in the lead along with Shiv Panditt, Raj Arjun, Pranay Pachauri, Himanshu Ashok Malhotra, Nikitin Dheer, Anil Charanjeett, Sahil Vaid, Shataf Figar and Pawan Chopra in pivotal roles.
Jointly produced by Dharma Productions and Kaash Entertainment, Shershaah is available to stream now exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.