Today is Army day and many celebrities have shared special messages for the Indian army, saluting their bravery and courage to serve the nation. The day marks the handing over of the Indian army to the country's first Commander-in-Chief Kodandera M. Cariappa from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India. It's thus a very important and significant landmark for India who achieved its independence in 1947. Army Day 2021: URI, Kesari, Parmanu – 5 Bollywood Films That Shout ‘How’s the Josh’ and Where You Can Watch Them
Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty, Sanjay Dutt, Sidharth Malhotra and others have tweeted shining words about the armed forces who are relentlessly protecting us at the border. Check out the tweets here...
Saluting the courage and bravery of our Indian Army who has always stood strong, even in the most unfavorable conditions. We, as entertainers, can only try to portray your unparalleled commitment on the screens. 🙏🏻🇮🇳 #ArmyDay pic.twitter.com/7jmSHa8zRH
— Sanjay Dutt (@duttsanjay) January 15, 2021
Mohanlal celebrates this pride-filled day
— Mohanlal (@Mohanlal) January 15, 2021
Akshay Kumar celebrates it by playing volleyball
Had the pleasure of meeting some of our bravehearts today to flag off a marathon on the occasion of #ArmyDay and what better way to warm up than a quick game of volleyball 😁 pic.twitter.com/PM7vGqr0vo
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) January 15, 2021
An atmanirbhar salute!
We are, if our Army is. Saluting every Indian soldier without whom 🇮🇳 can never be what she is; brave, self-reliant & all-sacrificing.
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) January 15, 2021
And the silent contribution
To those who sacrifice their comfort, who never show the pain of leaving behind their families, and who are selflessly ALWAYS on duty...
To our men, the Indian Army🇮🇳, I salute you🙏🏼
— Sidharth Malhotra (@SidMalhotra) January 15, 2021
Amitabh Bachchan celebrates the day with a collage of his own pictures...no surprises there.
T 3784 - On Army Day 15th January .. salute our brave-hearts, their sacrifice for our protection shall ever be honoured ...
JAI HIND 🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/m8VptRwCXl
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) January 15, 2021
Bollywood has often made films on the Bravehearts that we lost at the border saving us from vile foreign attacks.
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