Amazon Prime Video today announced the world premiere of Amazon Original Movie Shershaah. The highly anticipated war drama is inspired by the life of Kargil war hero, Captain Vikram Batra (PVC), essayed by Sidharth Malhotra.
The film is directed by Vishnu Varadhan and jointly produced by Dharma Productions and Kaash Entertainment. The film will start premiering from 12th August on Amazon Prime Video.
Heroes live on through their stories. We are honoured to bring to you the true story of the Kargil War hero, Captain Vikram Batra (PVC). A film with a long journey for me & a real life character I am proud to play. #ShershaahOnPrime comes out on 12th August only on @PrimeVideoIN pic.twitter.com/Ca416NEbBH
— Sidharth Malhotra (@SidMalhotra) July 15, 2021
Apart from Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani in lead roles, the film also stars Shiv Panditt, Raj Arjun, Pranay Pachauri, Himmanshu Ashok Malhotra, Nikitin Dheer, Ankita Goraya, Anil Charanjeett, Sahil Vaid, Shataf Figar and Pawan Chopra in pivotal roles.
Shershaah is a story of valour, love and sacrifice, and is inspired by the life of Captain Vikram Batra (PVC). The film celebrates his valiant spirit, and honors his invaluable sacrifice in the Kargil War of 1999. Staying true to his codename ‘Shershaah’, Captain Batra’s valiant fight and ultimate sacrifice was instrumental in India’s victory.
Interestingly, just a few days ago, Ajay Devgn announced the release date of his much-awaited film Bhuj: The Pride Of India. The trailer of the film.was out on 12th July and the film is all set to atart premiering on Disney Plus Hotstar from 13th July, just a day later from the release of Sidharth Malhotra’s Shershaah.
Inspired by real events, the star-studded ensemble cast of Bhuj also includes Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha, Ammy Virk, Nora Fatehi, and Sharad Kelkar.
After seeing the clashes of film at the box office, this time, thanks to the pandemic, the digital clash seems like a new trend.