Filmmaker Karan Johar has finally announced the title of his next film which is a  biopic on Kargil war hero Captain Vikram Batra. Featuring Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani, the film has been named Shershaan.

Karan Johar shared the news on Instagram by sharing a poster with the names of the lead actor and revealing a little about the film. He even wrote that the shooting will start soon. Sharing the news, he wrote, “Beginning the journey of #Shershaah soon! @sidmalhotra @kiaraaliaadvani#VishnuVaradhan #HirooJohar@apoorva1972@shabbirboxwalaofficial #AjayShah#HimanshuGandhi @dharmamovies”.

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Sidharth is currently gearing up for his role and has learnt how to use army weapons.  A press release stated “Sidharth along with cast was training on army drills and learnt the use of military weapons. This training is to get the body language and army etiquettes correct”.

It has been reported that the actor will kick start shooting from the first week of May. They will first shoot in Chandigarh and then Palampur, Batra’s hometown. The film will be extensively shot in North India for 70 days across Chandigarh, Palampur, Kashmir and Ladakh.

On Tuesday, a massive fire broke out in Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions godown at Cama Industrial Estate, Goregaon East. The fire was engulfed on all three floors of the building. However, no casualties were reported. According to a report in DNA, the blaze began at around 2.30 am on April 30. Around 12 fire engines were sent to the location to bring the fire under control.

Directed by Vishnu Varadhan, the film has been produced by Karan Johar, Hiroo Johar, Apoorva Mehta, Shabbir Boxwala, Ajay Shah and Himanshu Gandhi.