Shershaah teaser: Sidharth Malhotra plays Captain Vikram Batra in producer Karan Johar’s war drama, which will clash with Ajay Devgn’s Bhuj: The Pride of India on Independence Day.’
Actors Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani were joined by producer Karan Johar in launching the teaser for their upcoming war drama Shershaah, which will be released on Amazon Prime Video on August 12. The film will clash (digitally) with an another war drama, Ajay Devgn’s Bhuj: The Pride of India, which will debut on Disney+ Hotstar on August 13.
Ajay and Karan were famously involved in a box office clash in 2016, when their films Shivaay and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, respectively, released on the same day.
The one-and-a-half minute teaser provides the context for the film’s plot, which focuses on Captain Vikram Batra, who died in combat during the Kargil War. The teaser, set to an inspirational score, tells viewers that the Kargil War was ‘India’s first televised war’, which kept people across the country glued to their TV sets.