New Delhi: ‘Shershaah’ actor Sidharth Malhotra paid a heartfelt tribute to Captain Vikram Batra on his birth anniversary on Thursday (September 9). Sidharth took to his Instagram to thank Vikram Batra for his valour, wisdom and love for the nation. The army Captain died at the age of 25, during the Kargil War after capturing the Battle of Point 5140 from the Pakistani army in Jammu and Kashmir.
“Dear Shershaah, They say that those who touch our lives, stay in our hearts forever. And Captain Vikram Batra, you have touched our lives immensely with you valour, wisdom, charm & love for the nation. You will stay in our hearts forever…In your loving memory, Jai Hind,” the actor captioned his post along with a collage of Vikram Batra made by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions.
Sidharth recently appeared in the Dharma Production’s film ‘Shershaah’ where he essayed the role of Captain Vikram Batra. The movie was released on Amazon Prime Videos and was appreciated by both audiences and critics. ‘Shershaah’ has also become the most-watched movie on Amazon Prime Videos.
The film also stars Sidharth Malhotra’s rumoured girlfriend actress Kiara Advani in the role of Vikram’s fiance Dimple Cheema.
On the work front, Sidharth will next be seen in Shantanu Bagchi’s Mission Majna along with South superstar Rashmika Mandanna.