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“Have To Give It Respect Because We’re Talking About A Martyr” – Says Sidharth Malhotra About The Biopic Of Captain Vikram Batra

January 8, 2018 Views: 238

  
Sidharth Malhotra In Aiyaary

Sidharth Malhotra is playing the lead in Neeraj Pandey’s Aiyaary. In the movie, you may also see Manoj Bajpayee. The movie has been releasing on 26th January, 2018. Since the release of movie is nearby. So, everyone is gearing up for it.

In the movie, Sidharth Malhotra will be seen in an army uniform. It is also based on the life of martyr Captain Vikram Batra from Kargil War. If you are not aware of the fact then we must tell you that Captain Batra has been assigned a dangerous mission during the war.  To safeguard his colleagues, he has even sacrificed his life. Therefore, Captain Batra has been honoured with Param Vir Chakra posthumously.

Pride of wearing a uniform is known by Sidharth Malhotra as his grandfather has been a part of army as well. He has sent one of his uniform clad pictures to his father and he has been pretty happy to see it.

Talking candidly about the biopic of Vikram Batra, Sidharth Malhotra has said This story is based on the Kargil war and it’s very inspiring and touching. I’ve never played a character that’s real. Their family approached me a while ago and said that if anyone had to play their son, then they’d be very interested if I could do it. It was very overwhelming, because I had heard of his story, but when I got into the details, it was amazing to learn about his life and journey.”

Sidharth has also added “It’s very difficult to portray someone who, at such a young age, gave up his life for the country.”

On playing a real life person, Sidharth has said You have to give it respect because we’re talking about a martyr. That’s more challenging than being compared. He is not a celebrity, so I have less to worry about in that regard, but I have to be sensitive so that I do justice to the role and don’t offend people. I feel very answerable to the family; they approached me for the role. I hope they feel satisfied and happy when the film releases”

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