Meet Dimple Cheema, Captain Vikram Batra's Love Interest Who Lives As His Widow Now - What's her story?
Batra got awarded with Param Vir Chakra, India's highest and prestigious award for valour, for his actions in Kargil war
His story is now once again making headlies in the light of a new film called Shershah, which was also his code name during Kargil war
Batra's love story with a young girl from his college, called Dimple Cheema became legendary as she never married after his death
Batra who hails from Palampur in Himachal joined the Indian Military Academy (IMA) at Dehradun, in June 1996 in the Manekshaw Battalion
– Vikram Batra and Dimple Cheema first met at the Punjab University in 1995 in Chandigarh during their college days.
– Cupid struck them, they professed their love to each other but Dimple's family wasn't happy with their relationship.
When he left for Kargil, Batra famously said "I'll either come back after raising the Indian flag in victory or return wrapped in it. But I'll come for sure"
Batra is also well known in India for using the slogan, Yeh Dil Maange More! as his signal to communicate mission success
Captain Batra died saving another soldier and shunting out Pakistan soldiers from Point 4875 during the Kargil war