Eminent filmmaker Karan Johar is beaming with joy as the movie Shershaah won a National Film Award in 2023.
69th National Film Awards 2023: Karan Johar pens a heartfelt note as Shershaah wins the Special Jury Award.
Last Updated: 01.51 PM, Aug 24, 2023
Karan Johar is bouncing with pride and joy as Shershaah – a highly-regarded patriotic movie of 2021 – has won today a Special Jury Award at the 69th National Film Awards 2023. Penning down an emotional and heartwarming note on the development, Karan highlighted how honoured he feels to know that the team has achieved this monumental feat.
“What an absolute honour! Extending my deepest gratitude to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting under the Government of India and to the esteemed Union minister Anurag Thakur for recognizing our film #Shershaah worthy of the prestigious National Award,” wrote Karan Johar in a long letter on Instagram.
Karan added, “You will so rarely find all the right people at the right time - come together with their buzzing creative energies and passion to create something special…that turns into something EXTRAORDINARY! Shershaah was that for us. Thank you for giving us your unabashed love. Yeh dil maange more!”
As declared by the Government of India today, Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani starrer Shershaah won the Special Jury Award at the 69th National Film Awards 2023. This highly appreciated patriotic movie can be viewed anytime on Amazon Prime Video India.
About the movie: Shershaah
Shershaah, a 2021 Indian biographical war film, narrates the heroic journey of Captain Vikram Batra, portrayed by Sidharth Malhotra, during the Kargil War. Directed by Vishnu Vardhan, the film showcases Batra's valour, camaraderie, and sacrifice on the battlefield. Kiara Advani stars as Dimple Cheema, Batra's fiancée. With realistic action sequences and emotional depth, the movie pays tribute to the indomitable spirit of the Indian Army. Released on Amazon Prime Video, "Shershaah" earned acclaim for its authentic portrayal of Batra's life and sacrifice, commemorating a national hero's unwavering dedication to duty. This movie was produced by Dharma Productions – founded by filmmaker Karan Johar.