On the momentous day of Kargil Vijay Diwas, Amazon Prime Video launched the trailer of a very special film – Amazon Original Movie Shershaah. The war drama which will release ahead of the Independence Day weekend, on August 12th, celebrates the unflinching courage and valor of Kargil War Hero, Captain Vikram Batra (PVC) and is an ode to the relentless spirit and bravery of our armed forces. The trailer was launched in the presence of actors Sidharth Malhotra, Kiara Advani, Director Vishnu Varadhan, Producers Karan Johar, Apoorva Mehta and Shabbir Boxwala and Vijay Subramaniam, Director and Head, Content, Amazon Prime Video, General Y K Joshi, General Officer Commanding-In Chief, Northern Command and Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat who had gathered at Kargil for Kargil Vijay Divas to remember the invaluable sacrifices of our officers in the Kargil War and pay celebrate in the victory that they brought to India.
With it evoking emotions of patriotism amongst each Indian, the trailer has become the talk of the town within few hours of its release. So much so that celebs such as Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Sara Ali Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, and Badshah applauded the trailer on their social media accounts and praised the team of Shershaah for presenting the inspiring story of Captain Vikram Batra (PVC). With all the love and appreciation pouring in from celebrities, critics and fans, there’s no prize for guessing that the trailer has really taken social media by storm.
Bollywood Superstar Akshay Kumar tweeted “What tribute can a reel hero give to a real hero. Except that your sacrifice inspired us for life, Param Vir Chakra Awardee Captain Vikram Batra! Honoured to share my birthday with you. Sharing the trailer of #Sheershaah, the story of your heroic sacrifice.”
Actor Alia Bhatt praised the trailer saying “Oh my God! What a lovely trailer. Cannot wait to see this inspiring story of our Kargil war hero. Congratulations @SidMalhotra @Advani_Kiara @Karanjohar @apoorvamehta18 and the entire team of Sheershaah, cannot wait to watch this one”
Rapper Badshah tweeted “Here’s saluting our Kargil War hero – Captain Vikram Batra (PVC). An inspiration for generations gone by and for many to come! Congratulations team #Shershaah, this trailer looks mind blowing!💪🏻”
Amazon Original Movie ‘Shershaah’ is jointly produced by Dharma Productions and Kaash Entertainment. The film will premiere across 240 countries and territories on 12th August 2021 exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.