Shershaah (Lion King) is an Indian Bollywood Biographical-War film. The film is going to be a debut in Bollywood for the director Vishnu Varadhan. Shershaah is written by Sandeep Shrivastava. The film is produced under the banner of Dharma Productions and Kaash entertainment. Bollywood superstar Sidharth Malhotra is acting as Captain Vikram Batra while Kiara Advani is playing as Dimple Cheema.
Shershaah is based on Incredible True Story of the Kargil War Hero Captain Vikram Batra. Vikram Batra (or Vicky) was a household name during Kargil War (1999). Vikram was a War-Hero who played significant role in winning Kargil War. His heroic effort and unmatchable bravery helped Indian Army in chasing the Pakistani soldiers out of Indian territory. His bravery immensely contributed in finally winning the Kargil War in 1999. Government of India praised his valor and bravery by awarding Him with Param Vir Chakra (PVC). His memory remains Indelible in the Indian psyche.
Shershaah Release Date
According to the makers of the film, the movie was going to be released on July 3, 2020, but was postponed due to Covi-19 pandemic. Later, a second date was finalised for the release of the film as- July 2, 2021. The second released date got again postponed. Finally, Shershaah movie released on August 12, 2021 on OTT platform- Amazon Prime Video. According to Amazon Prime Video, Shershaah became the most watched movie on its OTT platform.
The Official Trailer of the film was released on July 25, 2021 by Amazon Prime Video youtube channel. The 2:55 min longer video trailer received huge number of thumb Likes. In just 4 weeks of its release, the trailer is being viewed by more than 53 millions.
Along with this, Dharma Productions also published the video trailer of Shershaah on July 28, 2021. This 2:45 min video trailer also received quite a huge number of Thumbs-Up and nearly 1 million views.
Stars: Sidharth Malhotra, Kiara Advani, Shiv Panditt
Full Cast List
|Sidharth Malhotra||Capt. Vikram Batra|
|Kiara Advani||Dimple Cheema|
|Shiv Panditt||Capt. Sanjeev Jamwal|
|Atul Singh Verma||Rifleman Meher Singh|
|Anil Charanjeett||Naib Subedar Bansi Lal Sharma|
|Pranay Pachauri||Rifleman Yashpal|
|Vijay Meenu||Kamal Kanta Batra|
|Shataf Figar||Lt. Col. Y.K. Joshi|
|Abhiroy Singh||Major Subrata Mukherjee|
|Jaykartik||Lt. Naveen Nagappa|
|Raj Arjun||Subedar Raghunath|
|Himanshu Ashok Malhotra||Capt. Rajeev Kapoor|
|Ankur Sharma||Major Vikas Vohra|
|Nikitin Dheer||Major Ajay Jasrotia|
|Trishaan||Capt. Rajesh Adhau|
|Rakesh Dubey||Major Bhaskar|
Basant’s : 4.5/5
Whats Good in Shershaah?
Direction: Vishnu Vardhan took the maximum output from their cast. His work in his debut Bollywood film is tremendous.
Acting: Lead Sidharth Malhotra acting as Captain Vikram Batra has done pure Justice to the Kargil War Hero and PVC recipient. Kiara also shown his best acting skill in the cine world. Other supporting artists have performed best keeping in mind the legacy of the characters they are playing-in.
Emotions: The movie is given an intense emotional touch, specially the ending scene. Every emotions including Love, Brotherhood, Separation, Heroism etc are filmed with best shot they could possibly do.
Whats Bad in Shershaah?
Punjabi-Dialogues: Some Dialogues between Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani are in Punjabi. Even songs are in Punjabi language that may take efforts to understand by the non-Punjabi speaking audiences.
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How Fans are Reacting?
“last scene made me cry”– Manpreet Kaur
The last scenes literally made everyone cry including me……….. no words. Just imagine if Vikram Batra would have returned safely?
“movie touched my inner soul”– San
The movie touched my inner soul and I can’t express my feelings in words Sid’s mindblowing act.
“got goosebumps”– Ashesh Raj
Afterseeing Shershaah movie my eyes filled with tears and got goosebumps during full movie, specially ending scene. Feeling proud that i’m Indian. Vikram Batra sir is a Real Legend.
Genres : Biography, War, Action, History, Drama
Runtime: 2h 15min
Aspect Ratio: 2.39:1
Language : Hindi
Country of Origin : India
Filming Locations: Chandigarh, India
Release Date: August 12, 2021 (United States)
Director : Vishnu Vardhan
Producer : Himanshu Gandhi, Yash Johar, Ajay Shah, Apoorva Mehta, Karan Johar, Shabbir Boxwala
Writer : Sandeep Shrivastava
Music By : B. Praak, Vikram Montrose, Bagchi, Jasleen Royal, Javed-Mohsin
Score : John Stewart Eduri
Edited By : A. Sreekar Prasad
Cinematography : Kamaljeet Negi
Production Companies : Dharma Productions, Kaash Entertainment
Distributed By : Amazon Prime Video
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