Superstar Akshay Kumar penned a heartfelt note in remembrance of the Kargil war hero. Recently the power-packed trailer of Sidharth Malhotra’s upcoming movie based on the life of Param Vir Chakra awardee Captain Vikram Batra was released .
Taking to his Instagram handle, Akshay shared the much-awaited trailer with his fans and followers.
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 #Shershaah,the story of your heroic sacrifice.https://t.co/XZpmNSvYsM
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 25, 2021
Sharing the video and praising Sidharth for playing the war hero, he wrote, “Shershaah Trailer. What possible tribute can a reel hero give to a real hero.”
Continuing with the caption, the National-Award-winning actor further noted, “Except to say that your sacrifice inspired us for life, Param Vir Chakra Awardee Captain Vikram Batra!”
Akshay added that he had always felt honoured that he shares his birthday with the war hero that is- 9th September.
“And now feel privileged to share the trailer of #Shershaah that will tell the story of your heroic sacrifice to millions of us. Jai hind!”, Akshay said.
On Kargil Vijay Diwas, Akshay tweeted,
Remembering our bravehearts who fought valiantly and sacrificed their lives in the line of duty. My salute to our heroes, aap hain toh hum hain 🙏🏻 #KargilVijayDiwas
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 26, 2021
Shershaah is a true story of Kargil war hero, Captain Vikram Batra who died during the war in 1999. The movie has been helmed by Vishnu Varadhan while Karan Johar, Hiroo Johar, Apoorva Mehta, Shabbir Boxwala, Ajay Shah, and Himanshu Gandhi are producing the film.
Kiara Advani who will be seen playing the love interest of Sidharth will portray Dimple Cheema in the film that will release on 12 August on Amazon Prime Video.