Facebook SDK


After viewing Shershaah, if you’re curious about how the real characters in the film appear, here’s a collection of photos of the performers and the real-life people they played in the film:

1. Captain Vikram Batra

Many of us have seen the real-life photos of this hero on the internet. We will never forget this recipient of the Param Vir Chakra for his brave deeds and contribution during the 1999 Kargil War. This film followed the life of Captain Vikram Batra, who was brilliantly portrayed by Siddharth Malhotra in the film.

Siddharth Malhotra as Captain Vikram Batra

2. Dimple Cheema

Vikram Batra’s college sweetheart Dimple’s role was played by Kiara Advani in this film. For the audience, she has been a true inspiration and has provided a true sense of love. Even though they were unable to marry and she is still single, she cherishes the captain’s affection and image in her heart while she being a teacher.

Due to the tragic death of Vikram in the Kargil War, Dimple opted to live her life as a single woman for the remainder of her days. Unbeknownst to the audience, Dimple was one of the film’s unsung heroes who faced and fought every difficulty with great courage.

Dimple-Cheema-real-life photo

3. Vishal Batra

Apart from playing Vikram Batra’s role, Siddharth Malhotra also played the role of Captain Vikram Batra’s younger brother and an identical twin, Vishal Batra. Vikram Batra’s whole story in this film was narrated by Vishal Batra but not much was disclosed about this character in the film.

vishal batra in real life

4. Advocate Amit Sud

Throughout the film, he is portrayed as Vikram Batra’s childhood buddy, and they are seen together in their college days. Many of Amit’s friends referred to him as Sunny. Dubbing artist and actor Sahil Vaid portrayed the role of Amit in the film.

He currently practises law at the Dharamshala District Court and continues to live in Palampur.

Vikram Batra friend Amit Sud

5. Lieutenant General YK Joshi

Shataf Figar plays the role of Lieutenant General Yogesh Kumar Joshi in the film. While leading troops in the Kargil conflict, he received the Vir Chakra, Uttam Yuddh, Sena, and Ati Vishisht Seva awards.

General YK Joshi in real life

6. Captain Sanjeev Jamwal

Shiv Pandit played the role of Captain Sanjeev Jamwal in this film. In addition to receiving the Vir Chakra and being known as Jimmy by his fellow soldiers, he is now a colonel commanding an Army Service Corps unit in Amritsar.

Hailed from Shimla, Sanjeev was commissioned into the Indian Army on June 7, 1997. As a soldier of the Army Service Corps during the Kargil War, he was known for his ferocious battles and valorous deeds.

Captain Sanjeev Jamwal played by Shiv Pandit

7. Captain Rajeev Kapoor

Captain Rajeev Kapoor’s character is portrayed by Himmanshoo A. Malhotra. He who is later promoted to Brigadier. As a member of the Army, he continues to serve the nation.

Captain Rajeev Kapoor

8. Naib Subedar Bansi Lal Sharma

Naib Subedar Bansi Lal Sharma’s role played by the actor Anil Charanjeett. He is the recipient of the Shaurya Chakra award, the third-highest gallantry award, and was also counted amongst the martyrs of the war.

Shershaah cast_Subedar Bansi Lal Sharma

9. Subedar Raghunath Singh

Subedar Raghunath Singh has currently retired as a subedar major-honorary. The actor Raj Arjun did an excellent job portraying his character. Subedar was another hero of the Kargil War, having been awarded the Vir Chakra for his bravery in leading his Company on a daring daylight operation.

Subedar Raghunath Singh

10. Major Subrata Mookherjee

The former Lieutenant Colonel Subrata Mookherjee worked in the URI sector during Kargil and has now moved into the corporate sector after retiring from the service. Abhiroy Singh does a fantastic job portraying him in this film.

Major Subrata Mookherjee Shershaah cast in real life

11. Lieutenant Naveen Nagappa

Lieutenant Naveen Nagappa’s role was played by Jaykartik in this film. Naveen Nagappa, a former Captain, was also given the Sena medal for showing his brilliance and heroism throughout the battle.

Lieutenant Naveen Nagappa

12. Major Ajay Singh Jasrotia

Nikitin Dheer excellently portrayed Major Ajay Singh Jasrotia’s heroic character in this film. The Sena Medal was awarded to him in recognition of his unimaginable commitment and sacrifice for the country.

Major Ajay Singh Jasrotia Shershaah

13. Rifleman Mehar Singh

Rifleman Mehar Singh who is now a Naib Subedar in Indian Army was awarded the Vir Chakra. His role was played by Atul Verma in this film.

Real Life Starcast Of Shershaah_Rifleman Mehar Singh

14. Rifleman Yash Paul Sharma

Rifleman Yash Paul Sharma was one of the survived heroes of the Kargil war and continues to serve in 13 JAK Rifles with full dignity and honour. He was later promoted to Havaldar. His character was amazingly portrayed by Pranay Pachauri in this film.

Rifleman Yash Paul Sharma

15. Captain Rajesh W. Adhau

Captain Rajesh W. Adhau who is later promoted as now Colonel was awarded the Sena Medal for showing his bravery during the Kargil war. His role was played by actor Trishaan.

Captain Rajesh W. Adhau

16. Major S.V. Bhaskar

Major S.V. Bhaskar was awarded Vir Chakra for his unmatchable contribution in Kargil war’s win, India’s third-highest wartime gallantry award. He was later promoted to Brigadier. Rakesh Dubey excels in portraying his character in the film.

Major S.V. Bhaskar


Post a Comment

Previous Post Next Post