Dharma Productions is all set to produce a biopic on the life of Kargil war hero, Vikram Batra. The movie will be co-produced by Karan Johar. The lead actor of the biopic is none other than Sidharth Malhotra.
On Thursday, May 3 2018, Karan Johar hinted on an upcoming project when he tweeted that true stories are the best stories to tell. While that sent fans into a frenzy, minutes later Karan Johar confirmed the news stating that he will be co-producing a biopic on the life of the Kargil war hero, Vikram Batra. He further added that Dharma productions will back the biopic and will be co-produced by Shabbir Boxwala.
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
Siddharth Malhotra and Karan Johar have worked together in several films like ‘Student of the Year’, ‘Kapoor and Sons’ and ‘Ittefaq’. Sidharth Malhotra made his Bollywood debut with SOTY in 2012 and since then there has been no looking back for him. Most of his films have performed well at the box office. Last seen in Aiyaary, the actor took to Twitter to share his excitement about working on the project.
— Sidharth Malhotra (@S1dharthM) May 3, 2018
Sidharth Malhotra also stated that Vikram Batra’s life story will inspire the audiences and bring a smile to their faces. After his demise, Vikram Batra was awarded the Param Vir Chakra – India’s highest war-time gallantry award.