The biopic craze is taking over Bollywood. Recently, they announced the biopic of the Olympic shooter, Abhinav Bindra. Moreover, the Biopic of Sanjay Dutt is all set to hit the theaters. Another major announcement was made. Sidharth Malhotra will play the role of Kargil Martyr Vikram Batra in latter’s biopic. The duo of Karan Johar and Sidharth Malhotra is reuniting.
Sidharth Malhotra As Vikram Batra
— Sidharth Malhotra (@S1dharthM) May 3, 2018
Sidharth Malhotra took to his twitter handle and disclosed the news. He wrote, “Excited to announce that I will be portraying “Sher Shah” Vikram Batras heroic story produced by @DharmaMovies n Shabbir box wala, Directed by Vishnu Varadhan, written by-Sandeep Srivastava. #Shershah.”
“Vikram Batra’s Life Will Inspire You”
Sidharth is quite excited about the movie. In an interview, he said, “Vikram Batra’s life story will inspire you and bring a smile on your face. I am really excited to play the character and the shoot commences this year.”
A Double Role For Sidharth
Sidharth Malhotra will also play the role of Captain Batra’s identical twin brother. Hence, he will be seen in a double role. Pursuing his excitement further he said, “This is my first biopic and I am super excited for it. He has a brother but the film is predominately about Captain Vikram. We are planning how to cleverly deal with it (double roles). He impacted so many people in the Army. I won’t say he is a person that everybody knows but I felt it was a story that needed to be told. I found his story fascinating.”
The Story Holds Everyone’s Interest
Time to relive-Yeh Dil Mangey More@DharmaMovies & Shabbir Boxwala collaborate to present the true story of bravery & patriotism-the chronicles of Kargil war hero Vikram Batra@S1dharthM in the lead as Sher Shah Vikram Batra
Vishnu Varadhan to direct
WrittenBy Sandeep Shrivastava
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) May 3, 2018
The story of Param Veer Chakra recipient is quite heart touching and it attracts everyone’s interest. Karan Johar also announced the production of the Biopic. He wrote, “Time to relive-Yeh Dil Mangey More @DharmaMovies & Shabbir Boxwala collaborates to present the true story of bravery & patriotism-the chronicles of Kargil war hero Vikram Batra @S1dharthM in the lead as Sher Shah Vikram Batra Vishnu Varadhan to direct WrittenBy Sandeep Shrivastava.”
Sidharth has already played the role of an Army officer in his movie “Aiyaary”. Although the film fell flat on Box Office, however, Sidharth impressed us and we are excited to see him again in the role of an army officer. If you are interested in more Bollywood, check who will be the lead actress in the upcoming movie, Simmba.