The first look of the film ‘Sher Shah’ has released. Siddharth is seen playing the role of Captain Vikram Batra. Sher Shah is based on the story of Captain Vikram Batra, a brave soldier of the Kargil War who fought in 1999. In this, Siddharth Malhotra will be seen in the dual role of Captain Vikram Batra and his brother. In the first poster, he is in a fighting posture facing the enemies in a battle where the battle marks are clearly visible on her face. In the second poster, he is seen climbing the mountain in the midst of bomb blasts.
Siddharth wrote, ‘It is a matter of pride and honor for me to see these different shades of martyrdom and bravery on the big screen. Paying tribute to this journey of Captain Vikram Batra, we are bringing the unheard story related to him as the film ‘Sher Shah’.
Karan Johar Wrote, ‘We pay tribute through this film bowing our heads in honor of the Kargil war hero. In the untold true story of Captain Vikram Batra, ‘Sher Shah’ presents Siddharth Malhotra.’
Sher Shah directed by Vishnu Vardhan is releasing on 3 July. The film is produced by Karan Johar and Siddharth played the main role in the film.
Captain Vikram Batra – Sher Shah of Kargil
Captain Vikram Batra was born on 9 September 1974 in Ghuggar in Palampur district of Himachal Pradesh. His father’s name is GM Batra and mother’s name is Kamalakanta Batra. In 1996, Vikram joined the Indian Military Academy. On December 6, 1997, Vikram joined the lieutenant’s post in 13 Jammu and Kashmir Rifles. On 1 June 1999, his troops were sent to the Kargil War. Vikram was made the captain at the same time after winning the places of Hamp and Raki Nab. After this, Captain Vikram Batra was also given the responsibility to free the most important 5140 peaks from the Pak Army just above the Srinagar-Leh road. Despite being inaccessible, Vikram Batra along with his comrades captured the peak at 3.30 am on 20 June 1999.
Vikram Batra, standing on the summit of this peak, spoke through radio to a Colddrink Company’s catchline ‘Yeh Dil Maange More‘ as his voice, not only in the army but in India. Now it was only heard ‘Yeh Dil mange more‘ everywhere. After this, the army started a campaign to capture peak 4875.
Selection in the army
After graduating in science, Vikram was selected in the army through CDS. In July 1996, he joined the Indian Army Academy Dehradun. On completion of the education in December 1997, he was appointed as a lieutenant in the Army’s 13 Jammu and Kashmir Rifles on 6 December 1997 at Sopore, Jammu. He also underwent much training with Commando Training in 1999. On 1 June 1999, his troops were sent to the Kargil War. Vikram was made the captain at the same time after winning the places of Hamp and Raki Nab. After this, Captain Vikram Batra was also given the responsibility to free the most important 5140 peaks from the Pak Army just above the Srinagar-Leh road. Despite being inaccessible, Vikram Batra along with his comrades captured the peak at 3.30 am on 20 June 1999.
Famous as SherShah
When Vikram Batra called his victory voice through the radio from this peak ‘Yeh Dil Maange More‘, his name was not only in the army but all over India. At the same time, along with Vikram’s code name Sher Shah, he was also named as ‘Lion of Kargil’. The next day, in peak 5140, the photo of Vikram Batra and his team with the Indian flag appeared in the media, and everyone became crazy about him. After this, the army started a campaign to capture peak 4875. It was also handed over to Vikram. He took many Pakistani soldiers to death along with Lieutenant Anuj Nair, not caring for his life.
Captain’s father G.L. Batra says that his son’s commanding officer, Lieutenant Colonel YK Joshi, gave Vikram the nickname Sher Shah.
The mission was almost completed when the Captain rushed to save his junior officer Lieutenant Naveen. During the fight, both legs of Lieutenant Naveen were badly injured in an explosion. While Captain Batra was dragging behind to save the lieutenant, he was shot in his chest and he got Veergati. The greatest grief of Vikram’s death was to his companions and Commanding Officer Colonel Joshi. Major General Mohinder Puri was also shocked to hear this.
General Puri recalls, “Vikram was a very dashing young officer. It is very sad for us that you go to the unit in the morning and in the evening he is going to the unit attack. In the morning you shake hands with everyone. And at night you get the message that the person was martyred in the fight. “
Paramveer Chakra winner Captain Batra
Captain Batra, who completed his studies from Chandigarh, joined the Indian Military Academy. From here, he became a commissioned officer of the Indian Army as a lieutenant and then led 13 Jammu and Kashmir Rifles in the Kargil War. He was awarded the highest honor Paramveer Chakra in August 1999 for his never-ending contribution to the Kargil War.
Kargil had become a war in the victorious slogan ‘Yeh Dil Maange More‘, on seeing these lines became a disaster for the enemies in Kargil and only ‘Yeh Dil Maange More‘ was heard everywhere.
Pakistan gave codename Sher Shah
At the time Kargil War was going on, Captain Batra turned into the biggest challenge for the enemies. In such a situation, a codename was kept for him from Pakistan and this codename was nothing but his nickname Sher Shah. This information was given by Captain Batra himself in an interview given during the war itself.
Tribute to Captain Vikram Batra PVC (September 9, 1974 — July 7, 1999). Vikram Batra was a Brave officer of the Indian Army, posthumously awarded the Param Vir Chakra, India’s highest award for valor, for his actions during the 1999 Kargil War.