Sidharth Malhotra to romance Kiara Advani in ‘Shershaah’


Karan Johar has announced his next project and it features Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani. The film is titled, ‘Shershaah’. It is a biopic on life of Kargil war hero Vikram Batra.

Vishnu Varadhan will helmed‘Shershaah’ and will be bankrolled by produced by Karan Johar, Hiroo Johar, Apoorva Mehta, Shabbir Boxwala, Ajay Shah and Himanshu Gandhi. The film will go on floor soon.

Sharing the news, Karan wrote on social media, “Beginning the journey of #Shershaah [email protected] @Advani_Kiara @vishnu_dir #HirooJohar @apoorvamehta18 @b_shabbir #AjayShah #HimanshuGandhi @dharmamovies”.

Sidharth has already started prepping for the project. He is being trained with military weapons and also learning the nuance of army men. The film will be shot in Chandigarh followed by Palampur, which is also Vikram Batra’s hometown, Kashmir and Ladakh for a period of 70 days.

For the first time, Kiara and Sidharth will be sharing screen space. There were also reports on media that Sidharth and Kiara were in a relationship.

When Karan Johar had asked Sidharth about the dating rumour on his show, 'Koffee With Karan', the actor had replied, “The amount of rumours I have had in the tabloids, I’m having lesser fun in real life. I wish they were true. Kiara is lovely. We are going to work together in future. But I’m single.”

Kiara clearly denied the dating rumour, “No, I'm not dating Sidharth Malhotra. I'm very single.” When she was further asked about how she manages all the rumours surrounding her link-up, Kiara revealed, “They are rumours only. That's the truth.”