Vicky Kaushal starrer Uri: The Surgical Strike is making waves all around. Right from PM Narendra Modi to Union minister Jitendra Singh, big personalities have watched the film and, are all praises for the war drama. Now, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu saw the movie with Indo-Tibetan Border Police Personnel and, has showered heaps of praises.
Sharing pictures on official Twitter account, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu wrote, "Happy to have watched the movie Uri: The Surgical Strike today along with Indo-Tibetan Border Police Personnel who guard the Vice President's Residence in New Delhi. It was an inspiring movie. I congratulate the cast & crew of #Urimovie for showcasing the valour of #IndianArmy."
Happy to have watched the movie 'Uri-Surgical Strikes' today along with Indo-Tibetan Border Police Personnel who guard the Vice President's Residence in New Delhi. It was an inspiring movie. I congratulate the cast & crew of #Urimovie for showcasing the valour of #IndianArmy. pic.twitter.com/BR1zlXGpUO— VicePresidentOfIndia (@VPSecretariat) January 29, 2019
Recently, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman watched the film with war veterans at a Bengaluru mall. "What a power-packed movie... Brilliant performances Yami Gautam, Vicky Kaushal, Paresh Rawal, Mohit Raina. Recharged also by the energy in the cinema hall! #HighJosh," Sitharaman tweeted.
Even Prime Minister quoted the viral dialogue at the National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC) inauguration at a 19th century heritage bungalow in the country's film capital, Mumbai.
“Today when all of you have come together to take Indians' entertainment industry to new heights, I have a question for all of you. Every generation of stars are present here, and when I am here with the film fraternity, let me put it this way, 'How's the Josh?” asked PM Modi at the gathering at the event. His question was met with a round of applause and amidst which, the crowd shouted out ‘High Sir’.
After Sanju, Uri is the second biggest blockbuster of Vicky Kaushal's career, while for Yami Gautam, it's a first movie to enter the 100-crore club, and it is expected that the film can hit the Rs 200 crore mark.
Vicky Kaushal's Uri is based on the actual facts of the Indian Army's surgical strikes carried out on 29th September 2016 at Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK). Uri is produced by Ronnie Screwvala, under the banner of RSVP Movies. Apart from Vicky Kaushal, Uri also features Paresh Rawal, Kirti Kulhari, and Mohit Raina in key roles.
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