Vikram Batra Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Net Worth

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Vikram Batra (Sher Shah)

Last Updated: 26 Jul, 2023 | Views: 475

Age: 24

Profession: Defence

Other Profession(s): Army Officer

Famous For: Indian Army officer awarded Param Vir Chakra For Kargil War

Higher Education: B.Sc Medical Sciences ,MA English

Vikram Batra Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
09 Sep, 1974 (24 Years 09 Months 28 Days)
Birth Country
Birth State/Province
Himachal Pradesh
Birth District
Birth Place
Birth Sign
Died on
07 Jul, 1999
Cause of Death
Martyrdom (During The 1999 Kargil War)

Vikram Batra Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (profile/biography)

Vikram Batra was the captain of an Indian army. Batra did his schooling at the D.A.V. public school, Palampur. He completed his B.Sc in Medical science from D.A.V. College Chandigarh. His father, Girdhari Lal Batra a government school principal, and Kamal Kanta Batra, a school teacher. Batra was born fourteen minutes before his younger brother, and he was the eldest of his twin brother. Batra attended a national-level camp in Manali and received a green belt holder in Karate. In 1999 Batra was killed in action by Pakistani troops around Area Ledge, Point 4875 in Kargil.


In 1992: Batra joined the Air Wing of the National Cadet Corps (N.C.C.) during his first year of graduation.

In 1995: Batra studied M.A English course at Punjab University in Chandigarh. Batra took evening classes at the university and worked part-time as a branch manager of a traveling agency.

In 1995: Vikram Batra was selected for the merchant navy at a shipping company headquartered in Hong Kong, but he was denied because he wanted something extraordinary.

In 1996: Batra cleared Combined Defence Service and received a call for an interview at the Service Selection Board (S.S.B.) at Allahabad. After joining the Indian Military Academy (I.M.A.) at Dehradun, he joined in June 1996 in the Manekshaw Battalion.

In 1997: Vikram Batra completed his 19 months of training courses, and then he graduated from the I.M.A. on 6 December 1997 and was commissioned as a lieutenant into the Indian Army.

In 1998: Batra got his first posting at Sapore in the Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Awards and Achievements

After his death, Batra was awarded the Param Vir Chakra for his actions during the 1999 Kargil War.

In 1999, he was awarded the highest grade — the Instructor's Grade.

Unknown facts

During his school days, the captain played sports and represented his school at the national level during the Youth Parliamentary competitions in Delhi.

On 29 June 1999, Batra made the last call to his mother.

Vikram Batra Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

In Centimeters 173 cm
In Meters 1.73 m
In Feet & Inches 5'8"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 65 kg
In Pounds 143 Ibs
Body Measurements (Approx.)
Chest : 46 Inches
Waist : 35 Inches
Biceps :18.5 Inches
Eye Colour
Hair Colour

Vikram Batra Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Girdhari Lal Batra
Mother's Name
Kamal Kanta Batra
Vishal Batra
Seema, Nutan
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