Sidharth Malhotra commences training for Captain Vikram Batra’s biopic after the wrap up of Jabariya Jodi

As per reports, Sidharth Malhotra has begun the military training for his next which is the biopic on the life of Kargil War hero, Captain Vikram Batra. Sidharth recently wrapped up Jabariya Jodi with Parineeti Chopra and is all set to prep for the role of the war hero. Read to know more.
Sidharth Malhotra commences training for Captain Vikram Batra’s biopic after the wrap up of Jabariya Jodi Sidharth Malhotra commences training for Captain Vikram Batra’s biopic after the wrap up of Jabariya Jodi
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Bollywood’s latest hit formula is a biopic. The trend to bring real-life stories alive on screen has become viral in Bollywood and many biopics are in the works. Some are based on sports personalities while others aim to make us remember the war time. Speaking of this, Sidharth Malhotra is all set to fit into the shoes of the Kargil War hero, Captain Vikram Batra in a biopic based on his life. Sidharth has recently started military training for the same. Post the wrap-up party of Jabariya Jodi, Sidharth Malhotra has dived right into training to play the nation’s hero. 

As per reports, Sidharth along with other cast and crew was training in a military camp. Sidharth learnt to use weapons and performed military drills while at the training camp. Sidharth is undergoing the training to get all the nitty-gritty of the role right and also to fit perfectly into the shoes of 1999’s Kargil War Hero. Also, post the training, Sidharth will commence the shooting for the biopic in the first week of May from Chandigarh. 

Vikram Batra’s biopic will be shot in various cities across North India including Chandigarh, Kashmir, Ladakh and Palampur. The shooting schedule has been planned for 70 days and Sidharth will be undergoing rigorous training for the character. Based on the life of Kargil War hero Captain Vikram Batra, who was posthumously honoured with the Param Vir Chakra for his bravery during the 1999 Kargil War with Pakistan, Sidharth will be seen playing the war hero. The film will be produced by Karan Johar and Shabbir Boxwala. Back in 2018 when the film was announced, Sidharth told IANS, “It is the toughest role of my life. I am preparing for it but it seems like I have to prepare more for it because it is not enough for the kind of character that I am playing.”

Meanwhile, Sidharth will be seen in Jabariya Jodi with Parineeti Chopra. The film is based on Bihar’s groom kidnapping norm called pakadwa vivaah. Helmed by Prashant Singh, Jabariya Jodi is slated to release on July 12, 2019. 

Also Read: Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra wrap up the shoot of Jabariya Jodi; Sid calls it a crazy journey

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Super-hit movie, Sid's comeback.

Flop film.

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