Shershaah, starring Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani, got released a sneak peek on Thursday afternoon. The film will be released on August 12th, ahead of India's Independence Day, by Karan Johar's Dharma Productions and Amazon Prime Video India. The one-minute film showcased Malhotra dressed in army uniform as the Late Captain Vikram Batra, as well as real-life footage from the Kargil War, including Vikram Batra and media figure Barkha Dutt.Shershaah is essentially a military drama with the potential to be emotionally draining. Karan Johar, the filmmaker, was the first to share the release date announcement video. The official summary for the film is read as, "Shershaah is a story of valour, love and sacrifice, and is inspired by the life of Captain Vikram Batra (PVC). The film celebrates his valiant spirit, and honors his invaluable sacrifice in the Kargil War of 1999. Staying true to his codename ‘Shershaah’, Captain Batra’s valiant fight and ultimate sacrifice was instrumental in India’s victory." ALSO READ: Dishul Wedding: Pictures and videos of Disha Parmar-Rahul Vaidya took the internet by storm!