Kiara Advani’s first look from Shershaah: Real story of Dimple Cheema, Captain Vikram Batra’s fiancee


Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani-starrer Shershaah is about to launch on August 12 on Amazon Prime Video. The makers of the movie, which is collectively offered by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions and Amazon Prime Video India, shared the first look of Kiara’s character on Sunday.

The new poster of Shershaah options Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani sharing a candy second collectively. While Sidharth performs the position of Paramvir Chakra winner Captain Vikram Batra (PVC), Kiara essays the character of Dimple Cheema, who was Vikram Batra’s fiancée and by no means married after he was martyred within the Kargil battle.

Shershaah is predicated on the life of Captain Batra, who killed by enemy hearth as he tried to rescue a fellow officer. Dimple was Vikram’s fiancee and his largest power. She didn’t marry after his dying and lived as his widow.

In an earlier interview with The Quint, Dimple Cheema was requested in regards to the time she had spent with Vikram again within the 12 months 1995. She had mentioned then, “I met Vikram for the first time in 1995 in Punjab University in Chandigarh when we both had joined MA English. But as fate would have it, neither of us completed it. I guess it was destiny playing its part in bringing us together and becoming an integral part of each other.” Dimple additionally had additionally revealed that Vikram was on cloud 9 when was chosen for the Indian Military Academy.

Dimple had shared an incident when she nearly married Vikram. She had revealed that they used to go to Mansa Devi temple and Gurudwara Sri Nada Sahab ceaselessly. “While doing a parikrama, he was walking behind me. On completing the parikrama, he suddenly said, ‘Congratulations, Mrs Batra’. Didn’t you realise that this is the fourth time that we are doing this parikrama? It left me totally speechless. That was the level of dedication he had towards our relationship,” she had mentioned.

Dimple added, “On one of his visits, I raised the issue of marriage as I was feeling a bit insecure. Without saying anything, he took a blade out of his wallet, cut his thumb and filled my maang with his blood. That is the most cherished moment of my life to date. Then, later on, I used to tease him that he is pura filmy.”

Vikram died on July 7, 1999, as as his Delta Company recaptured Point 5140 earlier than overrunning enemy posts at Point 4750 and Point 4875. He had engaged three enemy soldier in fight earlier than he was killed by enemy hearth.

In the interview, Dimple was requested why she by no means married after Vikram’s dying. “How do I describe a lifetime of memories, though made only in four years of association? I could go on and on, and the memories would still keep coming. Not a single day in the past 17 years have I felt detached from you. It feels as if you are away on a posting. I know in my heart that we are going to meet again, it’s just a matter of time.”

Shershaah is an try to celebrates the valiant spirit of the soldier, and honour his invaluable sacrifice within the Kargil War of 1999, the makers mentioned. “Staying true to his codename ‘Shershaah’, Captain Batra’s valiant fight and ultimate sacrifice was instrumental in India’s victory,” the assertion added.


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