Shershaah: All in One Banger!

By Anjali

In an optimum tribute to Captain Vikram Batra (PVC) and the Indian Armed Forces, Amazon Prime Video is coming up with a film “Shershaah”. The trailer of the film has been launched on the Kargil Vijay Diwas as it is based on the Kargil War 1999. The annual celebrations held to accolade the warriors of the Kargil War served as the ideal stage to reveal the trailer of the film. The ceremony was attended by the “Shershaah” team like actors Sidharth Malhotra, Kiara Advani, Director Vishu Varadhan, Producers Karan Johar, and Apoorva Mehta and Vijay Subramanian, Director and Head, Amazon Prime Video.

Shershaah has been jointly produced by Dharma Productions and Kaash Entertainment, which is a binge-watch war drama being a combination of patriotism, action, thrill, and love story. It is the story of a Kargil warrior, Captain Vikram Batra (PVC). The film will be released on Independence Day weekend, streaming on Amazon Prime Video from August 12 across 140 countries and territories.

This film features Sidharth Malhotra in the lead role along with an astral cast of names like Kiara Advani, Shiv Pandit, Raj Arjun, Pranay Pachauri, Himanshu Ashok Malhotra, Anil Charanjeet, Sahil Vaid, Nikitin Dheer, Shataf Figar, and Pawan Chopra. Directed by Vishnu Varadhana, Shershaah narrates the ultimate sacrifice of our soldiers who became not just an inspiration but an icon for generations to come.

Staying true to his codename “Shershaah”, Captain Batra gave all his blood and sweat in chasing the enemy soldiers out of the Indian territory in one of the grittiest mountain warfare missions which alms at the supremacy over Kargil War 1999. Furthermore, Shershaah is Amazon Prime Video’s 37th direct-to-service film in a short interval of 15 months, releasing ahead of Independence Day. Lead actor Sidharth Malhotra to plays the role of Captain Vikram Batra (PVC) aka Shershaahis gleeful about his role as a real-life hero.

Speaking on the release of Shershaah, Malhotra said, “Playing a man in uniform always induces a sense of pride but depicting a legendary warrior like Vikram Batra was a huge responsibility to shoulder on and perform. The role called for a lot of physical and even more mental preparation to get into his characters and play the role.”

Actress Kiara Advani, who has always been acclaimed for her charming presence will be seen in the role of Dimple Cheema. She has been portrayed as a strong pillar of support to Captain Vikram Batra. Speaking about her role in the film, Kiara said, “I am honored to play a strong and inspiring woman like Dimple Cheema. It made me understand the journey of the unsung heroes, like women behind the army men. While we tribute the men at war, the sacrifices of the women at home often go unnoticed. “Shershah” not only brings light to the contribution of these support systems but also gave me an opportunity to pay my eulogy to their brave choices.”

Talking about songs of the film “Raataan Lambiyan” is getting hits day by day. Shershaah is ready to rule everyone’s heart with some romantic tracks like “Ranjha” and “RaatanLambiyaan”. The soulful melody sees actor Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani, as Captain Vikram Batra and Dimple Cheema respectively.

It portrays that how difficult is to let go of the person you love the most. The song is composed and sung by Jasleen Royal along with B Praak and the lyrics are penned by Anvita Dutt.