Shershaah became Amazon Prime Video’s most viewed movie in India. Released on August 12, the film stars Sidharth Malhotra to Param Vir Chakra award winner Captain Vikram Batra.
Sidharth took to Instagram to share the update with his fans. “Hooked on by the love and appreciation we receive for #Shershaah. Thank you all for making this the most viewed movie on @primevideoin #FeelingBlessed #YehDilMaangeMore,” he wrote. Karan Johar, whose Dharma Productions produced the film, wrote: “We are the # 1 movie watched on Amazon Prime Video! Grateful, overwhelmed and elated by the LOVE and RESPECT that poured in for #Shershaah. It was a honor to present a legacy that will go down in history once again! “
The film also stars Kiara Advani and is directed by Vishnu Vardhan. It received mixed reviews but was a hit with the public. It also got a score of 8.9 on IMDb, voted by over 88,000 users.
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Commenting on the success of the film, Karan Johar said in a statement, “Shershaah has always been a film close to our hearts, and seeing the love and appreciation the film has received makes me incredibly proud of the film and everyone associated with it. The story of SSC award winner Captain Vikram Batra is a story no Indian will ever forget, that said, what we intended to do was tell the story of what made him the brave he was, to deepen his life, his passion and his love for the country and Dimple. It fills me with pride to see the love that the performances of Sidharth and Kiara and the Director’s vision of Vishnu have received.I am glad that we found the right partners for this film in Amazon Prime Video, who left no stone unturned and gave this film the reach it deserves.
The film tells the story of Captain Batra and how he fought valiantly and died during the Kargil War in 1999.