REVIEW: Shershaah – An earnest portrayal of a saga of bravery (Rating: ***1/2)

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(Rating: ***1/2)

Film: Shershaah (Playing on Amazon Prime)

August 12 : After watching Shershaah, Shah Rukh Khan was impressed with Sidharth Malhotra’s “solid” performance. Directed by Vishnuvardhan, Shershaah is based on the life of Param Vir Chakra awardee Captain Vikram Batra, who sacrificed his life while fighting in the Kargil War. Sidharth played Captain Vikram Batra in the film.

Taking to Twitter, Shah Rukh Khan shared the poster of Shershaah and wrote, “‘If a man hasn’t discovered something that he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.’ – King, Jr. Watching the impactful story of legendary Kargil War hero Capt. Vikram Batra (PVC), on screen makes us realise the meaning of this quote. Watch #Shershaah with Sid’s solid performance.”

Karan Johar, who co-produced the film with Shabbir Boxwala, Ajay Shah and Himanshu Gandhi of Kaash Entertainment, retweeted Shah Rukh’s review of the film and wrote, “Love you Bhai!!!! The team of our film #Shershaah is so excited to read this! Thank you.”

Sidharth also retweeted Shah Rukh’s tweet and said, “Sir (folded hands and smiling face emojis) thank you so much (heart emoji).”

Dharma Productions also tweeted, “The roars of #Shershaah are loud and clear. Thank you for the enthralling response! Watch the true story of Capt. Vikram Batra (PVC) come alive with #ShershaahOnPrime, only on @PrimeVideoIN”

Shershaah was directly released on Amazon Prime today. The film received rave reviews from critics, who appreciated Sidharth’s performance.

Shah Rukh today also celebrated 14 years of Chak De India and took to Twitter to thank the actresses who co-starred with him. The superstar shared a closeup picture of himself, and wrote, “Just felt like thanking all the young ladies of Chak De India for making the film such a beautiful experience. And Shimit, Adi, @yrf, #MirRanjanNegi, @jaideepsahni, @sudeepdop, @Sukhwindermusic and all involved with this labour of love for making me the ‘Gunda’ of the film.”


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