Sidharth Malhotra to play Captain Vikram Batra in the Kargil martyr’s biopic


“It is a lovely true story. The actor was in talks for the film for quite some time and now when he is finally on board he wants to do complete justice to the role. Without sharing much details about the film, the 32- year-old actor said the team will start shooting for the project next year. It will be mostly shot in real locations.”
According to the reports, Sidharth will have a double role in the film and will portray both Vikram and his identical twin brother, Vishal. Captain Vikram Batra was posthumously awarded with the Param Vir Chakra. The makers are currently working on the script of the film. “There is so much more in his life that we want to say. Sidharth, whose latest release Ittefaq has received positive reviews, is also excited for “Aiyaary”, directed by Neeraj Pandey. I am looking forward to it,” Sidharth told PTI. Related News
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Published:November 5, 2017 1:45 pm

Sidharth will have a double role in the film and portray both Vikram and his identical twin brother, Vishal. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd The family got in touch with him a year ago. Rest of the cast of the film has not yet been finalised. “There is prep work required for the film like horse riding and all… We will start rolling by summer next year. Hearing what he did at the age of 24 for the country we want to do full justice to his story. It is a very heroic and touching story.