Sidharth Malhotra reflects on two years of ‘Shershaah’ with heartfelt message

The film Shershaah draws inspiration from the life of Captain Vikram Batra, a valiant officer in the Indian Army, posthumously honored with the Param Vir Chakra, the highest accolade in India’s military realm. This recognition was a result of his gallant endeavors during the intense 1999 Kargil conflict between India and Pakistan. Under the directorial helm of Vishnuvardhan, the film “Shershaah” intricately weaves the tale of Captain Vikram Batra’s odyssey, spanning from his formative years and rigorous military training to his fearless exploits on the battlefront during the Kargil War. The focal point remains his unwavering bravery, exceptional leadership, and the ultimate sacrifice he made in service to his nation.

This cinematic endeavor presented an exceptional opportunity for Sidharth Malhotra, who essayed the role of Captain Vikram Batra, to profoundly delve into the persona of this distinguished hero. As the commemoration of “Shershaah” completing its second year approached, Sidharth penned an emotionally charged reflection titled “Celebrating two years of Shershaah,” an articulate testament of his appreciation for the privilege to bring the remarkable life of Captain Vikram Batra to the silver screen. Concluding the message with, ” Yeh Dil Maange More “. This heartfelt expression of gratitude was shared on Sidharth’s Instagram, marking the film’s two-year milestone.


Frontlining the cast is Sidharth Malhotra, taking on the mantle of Captain Vikram Batra’s character, alongside Kiara Advani, portraying Dimple Cheema, his fiancée. The film’s title, “Shershaah,” intricately links to Captain Batra’s call sign, resonating with the valor he displayed in the theater of war. The film stands as a cinematic homage, adeptly narrating the courageous chronicles of Captain Vikram Batra’s life and the indelible mark he left in the annals of India’s military history.