Vikram Batra Biopic: Its Responsibility To Play The Character, Says Sidharth Malhotra

Vikram Batra-Sidharth Malhotra
Vikram Batra-Sidharth Malhotra

Sidharth Malhotra will play an army officer in his next movie

Actor Sidharth Malhotra and his mentor Karan Johar are all geared up for Vikram Batra Biopic. The actor is ready to step into the shoes of a war hero in his upcoming Vikram Batra’s biopic. The war hero was honored with Param Vir Chakra for his valor during the 1999 India-Pakistan Kargil War in Kashmir. After characterizing in his last film Aiyaary, Sidharth will again play an army officer in Vikram Batra biopic.

Sidharth will start shooting for biopic from April this year. He will play a Double role, where he will portray both Vikram and his twin Vishal.

The actor took his Twitter handle to make the big announcement about the same. He said, “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.


Sidharth Malhotra On Vikram Batra’s Biopic

Again during an interview the actor told, “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”. Sidharth also added, “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 personality that everybody knows but I felt it was a story that needed to be told. I found his story fascinating”.


Vikram Batra’s biopic will be released in 2020

Sidharth is also currently shooting for his upcoming film ‘Marjavaan‘ directed by Milap Zaveri and starring alongside Rakul Preet SinghRitiesh Deshmukh, and Tara Sutaria. Later he will also be seen on silver screen this year in ‘Jabariya Jodi’ starring alongside Parineeti Chopra.

The film is expected to go on floors in July while the biopic is slated to releases in 2020.

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