Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani’s upcoming war drama Shershaah is touted to be one of the most awaited films releasing this year. Helmed by Vishnu Varadhan and jointly produced by Dharma Productions and Kaash Entertainment, the actioner is based on the life of Kargil war hero, Captain Vikram Batra. While the posters and teaser of the film have already left everyone excited, the makers have now announced its release date. Sheshaah will release on Independence Day on Amazon Prime Video.
Sidharth took to Instagram to share the release date of his film and shared its intriguing teaser. In the caption, the actor mentioned that he feels proud to play a real-life character. Sharing the video, the Marjaavaan actor wrote, “Shershaah | Out on August 12th 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 which has had a long journey for me and a real life character I am proud to play. #ShershaahOnPrime comes out on 12th August only on @primevideoin.”
Take a look at Sidharth Malhotra’s post below:
The film also features 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. As a lead up to the Independence Day Weekend, Shershaah will stream on Amazon Prime Video in India and across 240 countries and territories starting August 12th, 2021.
In a statement, Karan Johar said, “Shershaah is the true story of a war hero whose indomitable spirit and bravery brought victory to our nation. His sacrifices are invaluable and his life is an inspiration for generations to come. We are extremely glad to have found a home for what I believe is a true cinematic marvel, in Amazon Prime Video, and are excited to mark the beginning of a new chapter in our relationship with them. Shershaah is our homage to the valour of our soldiers and I hope every viewer's heart swells with pride watching this film.”
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