RIP! 'Shershaah' Captain Vikram Batra’s Mother Passes Away Due To Cardiac Arrest

Shershaah aka Captain Vikram Batra’s Mother Passes Away

Captain Vikram Batra aka Shershaah, who made the nation proud during the Kargil War, has been the hero of the nation. The late soldier is still remembered for bravery and unconditional love for the nation. And now, Captain Vikram Batra's family is back in the news for an unfortunate news as the late soldier's mother Kamal Kant has passed away.

According to media reports, she breathed her last on February 14 in Palanpur due to cardiac arrest. She was 77. The news came to light after Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu mourned her demise and expressed condolences on the micro-blogging site Twitter (now X). He wrote, "Received the sad news of the demise of Mrs Kamalkant Batra, mother of Captain Vikram Batra. We pray to God to give strength to the bereaved family to bear the immense sorrow".

To note, Captain Vikram Batra's unconditional love and sacrifice had made it to the screens in 2021 after Hiroo Yash Johar, Karan Johar, Apoorva Mehta, Shabbir Boxwala, Ajay Shah and Himanshu Gandhi came together to produce a biopic on the braveheart. Titled has Shershaah, the movie featured Sidharth Malhotra playing the lead role and was based on Captain Vikram Batra's life.

Talking about the film, Kamalkant Batra had stated, "I got very emotional when he was suddenly hit by a bullet in the film". On the other hand, the late soldier's father GL Batra spoke about the scene wherein Captain Batra was gunned down by the enemies in the movie and told The Quint, "A Pakistani soldier in hiding targets him and some three to four bullets hit him in the chest. He then falls down and bleeds from the mouth when he chants his unit's war cry 'Hail Mother Durga' (Durga mata ki jai). He then falls down and becomes a martyr. It was a very emotional moment for us".

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