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Shershaah: 5 times when Sidharth Malhotra starrer proved it was loved by all in 2021

‘Shershaah’ starring Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani managed to create a bang when it was released. The movie premiered on Amazon Prime Video on August 12, 2021, and went on to win the hearts of many. Not only this, but Shershaah starring Sidharth Malhotra was also riding high on positive reviews from the critics as well as the audience when it was released. The movie has made a special place in the hearts of many and continues to touch them emotionally. Despite being an OTT release amidst the pandemic era, the Vishnu Varadhan film broke several barriers and became one of the most loved films of 2021.

On that note, here are 5 times when Sidharth Malhotra’s Shershaah proved it was loved by the masses in 2021.

Most watched Film on OTT

Shershaah managed to create a storm after it was released. The movie premiered on Amazon Prime Video and went on to become the most viewed film on the OTT platform. It became on such Hindi film that broke the records on a global level. The film became the most-watched in 210+ countries and territories around the world. And it was also streamed in. 4100+ Indian towns and cities. The interesting plot and well-directed movie, along with Sidharth Malhotra’s stellar performance managed to pull the audience to the screens to a whole next level.

 

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Breaking music records

The songs of Shershaah left almost one and all in tears. The heart-touching music of the film got everyone emotional. Be it the song Mann Bharryaa 2.0, beautifully crooned by B Praak, that plays during the end scene featuring Vikram Batra’s funeral in Palampur and a distraught Dimple, Ranjha featuring Sidharth-Kiara, Raataan Lambiyan, Kabhii Tumhhe, or the patriotic song Jai Hind Ki Sena that invokes our patriotism; the music, lyrics of the songs made a special place in several hearts.

 

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Sidharth Malhotra as Captain Vikram Batra

Sidharth earned immense praise and appreciation for his role in Shershaah. The actor not only slipped into the role of Captain Vikram Batra but managed to portray him quite well in the reel life. Malhotra’s acting skills in Shershaah were much lauded. His effort and dedication towards the character of the war hero was beautifully displayed on screen.

 

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Most liked direct to OTT film of 2021

Shershaah entered the list of ‘Most liked direct to OTT film of 2021’ after it was released. The film achieved massive success and even went on to even get phenomenal ratings on IMDb. Sidharth’s Shershaah got a rating of 8.8/10 on the website. The Dharma Productions film was one such movie that broke the clutter in 2021. At the time of its release, the movie became the most popular Hindi film of all time with a rating of 8.9/10 on IMDB

 

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Sidharth Malhotra-Kiara Advani chemistry

While Malhotra played Captain Vikram Batra, Kiara essayed the character of Dimple Cheema, the war hero’s girlfriend, and fiancee. It was the first time when Sidharth and Kiara collaborated on a movie. And their pairing was loved by all. This new duo received all the love and warmth for their portrayal in the film and their chemistry. Sidharth and Kiara’s romance as Vikram and Dimple was one of the highlights of the film.

 

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Shershaah marked the Hindi directorial debut of filmmaker Vishnu Varadhan. The film is based on the life of Param Vir Chakra-awardee Captain Vikram Batra. It shows Sidharth playing the war hero and follows his life from his first posting in the army to his death in the 1999 Kargil War.

The Sidharth-Kiara film was produced under the banners, Dharma Productions and Kaash Entertainment.

Bollywood Bubble had given the film 3.5 stars and said, “Shershaah is an honest effort by Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani.

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