Karan Johar pens heartfelt note for Sidharth Malhotra over Shershaah bagging 7 awards
2 September, 2022 | Pranay Lad
When the military drama Shershaah, which took home the top prize at the 67th Filmfare Awards, was announced as the winner, director Karan Johar wrote a letter of gratitude to actor Sidharth Malhotr...
When the military drama Shershaah, which took home the top prize at the 67th Filmfare Awards, was announced as the winner, director Karan Johar wrote a letter of gratitude to actor Sidharth Malhotra and the entire cast. The director referred to it as Sidharth’s triumph and praised him for giving him his passion project.
“Will always be forever grateful to @sidmalhotra for giving #shershaah to me,” Karan posted with the movie’s poster. A movie that he was so fervently committed to! He had a magnificent performance in a movie! So wonderfully! Regards, Sid. The pinnacle of our respective careers will always be this!
The director went on to say that it was an “honour and a privilege” for him and his co-star Apoorva Mehta to produce the movie, which is based on the “courageous” life of Captain Vikram Batra, who fought valiantly until the end of the 1999 Kargil War.
“We appreciate the Indian Army and the Batra family for their tremendous love and support,” Karan wrote in a letter to everyone who contributed to the making of Shershaah. VISHNUVARDHAN, a filmmaker of the highest calibre, for his masterful storytelling and meticulous execution. Thank you for supporting us throughout the road! The stunning @kiaraaliaadvani for always being the best! She was the movie’s heart and soul. Thanks to @shabbirboxwalaofficial for working with us so well, and thanks to @azeemdayani for selecting such great music!
I’m incredibly grateful to the @dharmamovies marketing, production, direction, and PR staff for making the movie such a special experience. Thanks to Sandeep Shrivastava for penning this wonderful story with such compassion and sensitivity! @baidnitin for merely being the hero we all required to carry the movie to its conclusion! I’m very appreciative! And a big thank you to the @primevideoin crew for wonderfully and widely distributing our movie!
Karan Johar congratulated himself after winning at the Filmfare Awards 2022, which were held on Tuesday in Mumbai, saying, “We won big @filmfare last night! And the winner here is definitely SIDHARTH MALHOTRA! He started this trip for all of us here at dharma as he… Yes, it is true! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️.”
Kiara Advani poured love on Karan’s heartfelt post for Sidharth by adding a heart emoji to the comments. Manish Malhotra also showed KJo some love by leaving numerous heart emojis in the comments.
On August 12, 2021, Vishnu Varadhan’s film Shershaah was made available on Amazon Prime Video. The book follows the life of Captain Vikram Batra, who gave his life in the Kargil War of 1999. Along with the conflict, Shershaah focuses on Vikram Batra’s personal journey, particularly his bond with Kiara Advani’s character Dimple Cheema, who plays his fiancee. Sidharth’s performance in the movie was acclaimed as his best of his career.
Next up for Sidharth Malhotra are the comedies Thank God and the spy thriller Mission Majnu and in Rohit Shetty’s Cop universe next – Indian Police Force a web series.