Actor Sidharth Malhotra, who’s portraying Kargil conflict hero Captain Vikram Batra (PVC) within the upcoming movie ‘Shershaah’, says that it was not solely an enormous accountability for him as an actor to play the legend onscreen but additionally it was a narrative, near his coronary heart.
Talking about how the actor emotionally concerned himself to play the character of Batra, Sidharth stated, “Playing a person in uniform at all times instils a way of delight however portraying a legendary conflict hero like Vikram Batra was an enormous accountability to shoulder and carry out. The position referred to as for lots of bodily and much more psychological preparation to get into his footwear and produce to life the real-life story of a person whose braveness and grit stood unmatched.
“I have tried my best to stay true to his persona and valour and I am thankful to the Batra family for trusting me. ‘Shershaah’, as a film is very close to my heart, and it is only fitting that we launch the movie’s trailer at the Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrations. It is an absolute honour to be here among the brave hearts of the Indian Army and their families.”
The movie additionally options Kiara Advani in a pivotal position.
Sharing extra perception into her character, the actress stated, “I am honoured to portray a strong and inspiring woman like Dimple Cheema, as it made me understand the journey of the unsung heroes, the women behind the armymen. While we celebrate the valour of the men at war, the sacrifices of the women at home often go unnoticed. ‘Shershaah’ not only brings to light the contribution of these strong pillars of support but also offered me a chance to pay my tribute to their brave choices.”
The trailer of the movie was launched in Kargil on the Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrations on Sunday.
Director Vishnu Varadhan who debuts in Hindi cinema with ‘Shershaah’, stated: “I could not have asked for a better start than ‘Shershaah’ to mark my foray into Bollywood, or a better setting to present the trailer of our movie. ‘Shershaah’ is not just a labour of love, it is my attempt at saluting the heroes who have served our nation time and gain. It was challenging yet thrilling to shoot this film and bring to life a real-life story of grit and bravery.”
The movie is releasing on August 12, on Amazon Prime Video.