Shershaah 2021 Vikram Batra’s Biopic: Siddharth Malhotra will play the role of Captain ‘Shershaah’ in Karan Johar’s film.
Shershaah (translation. Singh Raja) is a 2021 Indian Hindi language biographical war film made by Vishnuvardhan in his Bollywood debut and written by Sandeep Srivastava. The film follows the life of Parambir Chakra-award-winning Captain Vikram Batra, from his first posting in the Army to his death in the Kargil War. In the film, Siddharth Malhotra plays Kithra and Kiara Advani plays his girlfriend Dimple Chima. The film is produced by Dharma Productions and Kash Entertainment, with Hiru Yash Johar, Karan Johar, Apurba Mehta, Shabbir Boxwala, Ajay Shah and Himanshu Gandhi as co-producers.
Shershaah Release Date
Announced in May 2019, major photography began the same month and ended in January 2020. Initially scheduled for release on July 3, 2020, the film was postponed due to the COVID-19 epidemic. The film premiered on Amazon Prime Video on August 12, 2021.
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Shershaah – Trailer | Sidharth Malhotra, Kiara Advani | Vishnu Varadhan | Aug 12
Cast Of Shershaah
- Sidharth Malhotra as
- Captain Vikram Batra
- Kiara Advani as Dimple Cheema
- Shiv Panditt as Lieutenant Sanjeev
- Nikitin Dheer as Major
- Anil Charanjeett as Naib Subedar Bansi Lal
- Shataf Figar as Lieutenant Colonel
- Abhiroy Singh as Major Subrata
- Sahil Vaid as Amit “Sunny” Sood
- Raj Arjun as Subedar Raghunath Singh
- Pranay Singh Pachauri as Rifleman Yashpal
- Atul Verma as Rifleman Meher Singh
Karan Johar confirmed in 2018 that he will make a biopic on the life of Captain Vikram Batra. The Batra family wanted Siddhartha Malhotra to play Batra. Eventually he was chosen to play the dual role of Batra and his identical twin brother Bishal. Before starring Kiara Advani, several actresses were in talks to play Batra’s fiance, Dimple Chima. Malhotra began military training for the film in April 2019. Prior to the official announcement of the film, it was speculated that the title would be “Mera Dil Mange Mor” but it was later changed to “Sher Shah“.
The film was officially announced on 2 May 2019, with the title confirmed and shooting locations in Chandigarh, Palampur, Kargil, Ladakh and Kashmir Valley. Principal photography began on May 7 and the film was rolled out on January 12, 2020.