#KargilWar

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
September 9 is Captain Vikram Batra's birth anniversary (Photo credit: Twitter/@virendersehwag)

  • September 9 marks the 47th birth anniversary of Captain Vikram Batra
  • He attained martyrdom on the battlefield during the Kargil war in 1999
  •  Captain Vikram Batra was a Param Vir Chakra awardee

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Bollywood actors Siddharth Malhotra and Kiara Adavani during a special screening of their movie in New Delhi. (PTI Photo/File)

  • Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani played the lead in 'Shershaah'
  • The film is based on life of Param Vir Chakra awardee Vikram Batra and also shows his love story with girlfriend Dimple Cheema
  • The film released on Amazon Prime on August 12

.Delhi, India
Monday, July 26, marks the 22nd anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas. (AFP Photo)

  • Today marks the 22nd year since the end of Kargil War
  • Kargil War took place in 1999 in Kargil-Dras sector of J&K
  • The war was fought between Indian army and Pakistani army and militants

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Indian soldiers pay tribute to martyrs of the Kargil war (Photo credit: File/PTI)

  • The Kargil war was fought between India and Pakistan
  • Pakistani Army intruded upon Indian territory
  • India thwarted Pakistan’s attempt at occupation and recaptured all posts

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The trailer show the actor reporting as Captain Vikram Batra. (Photo credit: Instagram/Sidharth Malhotra)

  • The ‘Shershaah’ trailer was launched on Sunday evening, on the eve of Kargil Vijay Diwas
  • It is based on the life of Kargil war hero, Captain Vikram Batra, who died during the war in 1999
  • It features Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani

.Srinagar
Members of National Human Rights and Crime Control Organisation pay tribute to soldiers on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Kargil Vijay Diwas is commemorated every year on July 26
  • Each soldier who fought valiantly for the country in the Kargil War is regarded as a hero
  • Their courage, fortitude, and passion are seen in their stories that are larger than life

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Until July 4, 1999, the Indian army had captured strategic peaks like Tiger Hill and Tololing. (Photo credit: Representational/Pixabay)

  • Today is the 22nd anniversary of the Kargil Vijay Diwas
  • The Kargil War was fought between India and Pakistan
  • The war lasted for 84 days

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Kargil War was fought between India and Pakistan in 1999, Monday marks the 22nd anniversary of the Kargil Vijay Diwas. (Photo Credit: Screen grab - Twitter/@PIB_India)

  • India and Pakistan fought the Kargil War between May and July, 1999
  • The Indian Army launched ‘Operation Vijay’ to recapture strategic posts occupied by Pakistani forces
  • The war ended with the 'Kargil Vijay Diwas' on July 26, 1999