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Kargil Vijay Diwas: Bollywood celebs pay respects to Kargil War martyrs on 20th Anniversary

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Bollywood celebs pay respects to Kargil War martyrs on 20th Anniversary

On the 20th Kargil Vijay Diwas, Bollywood celebrities come out on Twitter to honour the bravery and sacrifices of Kargil War martyrs who fought one of the fiercest battles India has ever witnessed.

On this day, in 1999, Indian Armed Forced engaged in a fatal battle with Pakistani intruders to take back the high-altitude posts that were captured by Pakistan in Operation Vijay.

The Indian men defeated the Pakistanis and hoisted the tri-colour flag to mark the iconic victory. As per the Indian Army, today’s day will be celebrated around the theme of ‘Remember, Rejoice and Renew’.

Actors like Anupam Kher, Akshay Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan and Vicky Kaushal took to Twitter to pay their respects to the honourable soldiers and men of the armed forces that sacrificed their lives for the nation during the Kargil War.

Other famous celebs like Hema Malini, Taapsee Pannu and Preity Zinta joined in the celebrations too.

Akshay Kumar, the poster boy of patriotic movies in India shared a heart-warming video of soldiers singing ‘Teri Mitti’ song from his film ‘Kesari’ which was again a huge Box-Office success.

In another post, he urged fans to be grateful to the martyrs of Kargil War for their glorious contribution to free India.

Amitabh Bachchan also shared a clip of 20-year-old short film where he lent his voice based on Kargil War. He paid respects to the parents to send their children to the war front.

Anupam Kher tweeted that he is extremely proud of the parents and soldiers who spend their lives at the country borders so that the rest of us can sleep free.

Vicky Kaushal shared a still from his Box-Office super hit ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’ which will be released again in the 500 theatres across Maharashtra to commemorate the Kargil Vijay Diwas.

Others also joined in.

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