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Bollywood celebs salute Indian soldiers on Kargil Day

Bollywood stars including Hema Malini, Abhishek Bachchan, Kailash Kher and Taapsee Pannu on Thursday paid tributes to Indian soldiers on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas

Mumbai: Kargil Vijay Diwas marks the success of Operation Vijay. On 26 July 1999, India successfully took command of the high outposts which had been lost to Pakistani intruders.

Bollywood stars including Hema Malini, Abhishek Bachchan, Kailash Kher and Taapsee Pannu on Thursday paid tributes to Indian soldiers and martyrs on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas.

“Today is the 19th Kargil Vijay Diwas when we taught Pakistan a lesson with an emphatic victory in a war they won’t forget! Let us pay a tribute to our martyrs who laid down their lives for the country and helped to keep our flag flying high. Salute,” Hema Malini tweeted.

“Kargil Vijay Divas in honour of our brave soldiers who fought for us and continue to. Never forget,” Abhishek Bachchan wrote.

“In Dras. Kargil war memorial Remembering all the real heroes of this soil. Naman hai tumko hey Bharat ke Veer.. Kargil Vijay Diwas,” Kailash Kher tweeted.

“I am sure they never wanted to fight…… But they were ready to die for our country. I would any day prefer to celebrate each n every day WITH them than this one day without them… Kargil Vijay Divas,” Taapsee Pannu tweeted.

“Today is the 19th Kargil Vijay Diwas… as a tribute I’d lik’ to share this throwback picture of Abhishek Bachchan and me from the film! I will always be proud to be a part of ‘LOC Kargil,” Esha Deol wrote.

“Remembering our Hero’s of the ‘ndian Armed Forces today with a big salute. Thank you for your sacrifice and bravery,” Preity Zinta wrote.

“I hate wars, but then sometimes it is inevitable to fight some. Kargil was one such. A war that was treacherously imposed upon us. We Won, but after losing so many precious lives. Salute for giving up your lives to protect the country. Kargil Vijay Diwas,” Anubhav Sinha tweeted.

Siddharth Raghvendra Raghuvanshi
Siddharth Raghvendra Raghuvanshi
Editorial Assistant of Sirf News with experience in covering sports and entertainment for Navbharat Times and Network 18's IBN Lokmat

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