In the 2021 war drama film Shershaah, Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani teamed up for the first time. The film told the incredible story of late Army officer Vikram Batra, who gave his life during the Kargil War. Sidharth’s performance as the lead character in the film received widespread acclaim. It was one of his most impressive performances to date. The 69th National Film Awards were held this evening, August 24, 2023, at a press conference in New Delhi, and Shershaah received a Special Jury Award.
Kiara Advani took to Instagram to express her delight after Shershaah received a Special Jury Award at the 69th National Film Awards. She stated, “This win is so so special. Such a humbling moment for our entire team, truly grateful for the immense love our film Shershaah has received. Congratulations team #Shershaah #69thNationalFilmAwards #
Not only Kiara, but also Sidharth Malhotra took to Instagram to express his gratitude and share how overjoyed he was when Shershaah won the Special Jury Award at the National Film Awards. He stated, “#Shershaah is a special film for me. I’m honoured and humbled as it becomes my first film to win a National Award. Thank you and congratulations to our entire team #VishnuVardhan, @iamsandeepshrivastava, @karanjohar, @dharmamovies, @shabbirboxwalaofficial, @kiaraaliaadvani, @azeemdayani, @baidnitin and the rest of the cast. And finally, where it all started, thank you to @batra7478 and family for trusting us to tell this braveheart’s story. #NationalFilmAwards @primevideoin @sonymusicindia”
Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani grew closer while working on their first film together, which led to a romantic relationship. Following that, they made public appearances together and went on vacation together to spend quality time together. They married on February 7th, 2023 in a lavish ceremony in Rajasthan earlier this year.