Shershaah: Vikram Batra’s Brother Vishal Batra Says Makers Took 10-12% Cinematic Liberty But The Family Is Okay With It

'We wanted every Indian to know his story, to know the man behind the epithet, Shershaah,' says Vikram Batra's brother, Vishal Batra.

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Shershaah: Vikram Batra’s Brother Vishal Batra Says Makers Took 10-12% Cinematic Liberty But The Family Is Okay With It
Shershaah, starring Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani, is finally out on the OTT platform. Directed by Vishnuvardhan, the war drama chronicles the life and time of Kargil war hero, Capt Vikram Batra. His family has already watched the movie with the crew, including the lead pair - Sidharth and Kiara. Vikram Batra's twin brother Vishal Batra has now revealed how he liked the movie. As reported in The Times of India, Vishal said he held his emotions for as long as the movie ran, only to let it out while he was all alone.

Vishal Batra said, “It has always been a mixed bag of emotions for me to talk about him. I have been living with those emotions for 22 years. It’s not easy being Vikram’s twin — he was the best brother, confidante, and friend. We shared every bit of our life together. It was a moment of pride for my family and me.” He added the family wanted every Indian to know the story of martyred Vikram Batra.

“We wanted every Indian to know his story, to know the man behind the epithet, Shershaah. There hasn’t been a day when we have not spoken about him. And each time we do that, we tend to miss him even more. I’ve contained an emotional havoc inside for years. I had to hold it till the film was over, and let it out somewhere, all alone.”



Vishal added the makers have taken 10-12 per cent of cinematic liberty, but the family is okay with it. Also the lead Sidharth lived up to the expectations. “Sidharth always said that he feels a tremendous sense of responsibility playing Vikram. He wanted to live up to our expectations, and he did.” ALSO READ: Karan Johar Is On Top Of The World; Says, 'I Feel Like A Proud Papa Yet Again' As Sidharth Malhotra Gets Rave Reviews For Shershaah

Shershaah is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video. 





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