Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on Sunday mentioned he hoped Shershaah, Captain Vikram Batra’s biopic, marks the start of many such struggle motion pictures that may pay a befitting tribute to the sacrifice of Indian troopers.
General Rawat was the visitor of honour on the twenty second Kargil Vijay Diwas celebration, the place the trailer of Sidharth Malhotra-starrer Shershaah was unveiled. The movie, starring Sidharth Malhotra as Kargil war hero Vikram Batra has been directed by Tamil filmmaker Vishnu Vardhan. Shershaah has been co-produced by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions.
“All of us are right here on the twenty second anniversary of Kargil Vijay Divas, to honour these 527 martyrs who confirmed exemplary braveness. Because of their efforts, we’re capable of assemble collectively and have fun on this space.
“We are thrilled that a film has been made on the life of Captain Vikram Batra. We would like to thank all of them (the team). This is just the beginning. We hope just like this, many more films are made on other war heroes,” General Rawat mentioned.
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The CDS additionally mentioned that Shershaah will inform the story of Indian Armed forces to the world, contemplating it is going to be premiering in 200 international locations on Amazon Prime Video.
“The movie will probably be showcased throughout 200 international locations. I imagine with this, everybody will know the fervour of Indian forces, the power of our troopers. It’ll be a message to all, that ‘agar aap humse takraoge toh churchur ho jaoge.’
“For this, we thank Dharma Products and all its associates. In the coming years, we wish that films are made on other war heroes, not just of Kargil but even the 1971 war and others. Those 527 soldiers who sacrificed their lives will be happy to see the way they are being given a tribute,” he mentioned.
Kargil Diwas was hosted at National Horse Polo Ground in Dras, Kargil, the place the 1999 struggle between India and Pakistan passed off.