Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman has finally returned to India. The nation has been waiting for his return from Pakistan with bated breath and now as he is back in the homeland, the netizens are proud and elated. After keeping the good wishes alive for his safe return through #BringBackAbhinandan and #WelcomeBackAbhinandan, the social media is just overwhelmed with the visuals of him at the Attari border. Bollywood celebs like Anushka Sharma, Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn, Anil Kapoor and others tweeted about his return. IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman Returns From Pakistan Via Attari Wagah Border; India Celebrates; See Pic & Video.
Ajay Devgn tweeted, "Welcoming home a true fighter, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman." Also, Gully Boy actress, Alia Bhatt wrote, "Our hero is home. #Abhinandan."
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) March 1, 2019
Welcoming home a true fighter, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman.
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) March 1, 2019
Our hero is home. #Abhinandan 🇮🇳
— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) March 1, 2019
Welcome back home #WelcomeBackAbinandan a true hero. These humane actions give hope that all humanity is not lost. Bharat mata ki Jai
— Varun Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) March 1, 2019
India unites to welcome the braveheart back to his homeland! With pride in our hearts & a smile on our faces, #WelcomeHomeAbhinandan!
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) March 1, 2019
Its indeed a very happy friday! Relieved and glad to have our hero, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, back home!! Every indian is proud of your valour and dedication! Welcome back!🙌🏻🙌🏻🇮🇳🇮🇳
— Kriti Sanon (@kritisanon) March 1, 2019
The entire nation welcomes you home Abhinandan. You are a true Hero. 🇮🇳
— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) March 1, 2019
Welcome back #WingCommanderAbhinandan 🇮🇳
— Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk) March 1, 2019
Welcome home IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. Gratitude towards you and to all the brave hearts who serve the country 🙏.
— Sunil Grover (@WhoSunilGrover) March 1, 2019
What a blessed visual to see our hero come back home. #Jaihind
— Shahid Kapoor (@shahidkapoor) March 1, 2019
Welcome home Abhinandan! आपकी वीरता सर आँखों पर! Inspiration to our whole nation . Jai Hind 🇮🇳✊
— Ranveer Singh (@RanveerOfficial) March 1, 2019
#WelcomeHomeAbhinandan You are a real hero and we as a nation stand beside you, Thank you for your selfless service, Jai Hind 🇮🇳
— Sidharth Malhotra (@SidMalhotra) March 1, 2019
After the crash of his MiG-21 Bison aircraft, the IAF was taken into captive by Pakistani army. He had shot down a Pakistani F-16 while it tried to violate Indian airspace. After two days, he was brought to India by Pakistani Rangers in a convoy. Indeed it is a proud moment for the country!