Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday watched film "Uri: The Surgical Strike" 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. In a series of tweets, the Defence Minister shared videos of her movie-viewing experience along with veterans at a mall in the city's southeastern suburb.
Directed by Aditya Dhar, the film, featuring Vicky, Yami, Paresh and Mohit, is based on the September 2016 attack by armed militants near the town of Uri in Jammu and Kashmir. The Defence Minister also tweeted a video of her repeating a famous line from the film, "How's the josh?", as the audience screamed "High sir". Watch the video here-
While the Vicky Kaushal and Yami Gautam starrer Uri is winning hearts all over, the film’s dialogue ‘How’s the Josh’ has been creating buzz all around. Even Prime Minister quoted the viral dialogue at the National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC) inauguration on Saturday 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’.
Vicky Kaushal, who starred in the film Uri, shared the video as well and wrote, "What an honour!"
Meanwhile, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday asked the audience, "How's the josh?” to which the audience replied, "High Sir". Before addressing the audience, who came to attend the inaugural event of the bridge over river Mandovi, Parrikar said, “How is the josh? How is the josh? I will transfer my josh to you and sit here and speak a few words.”
(With IANS inputs)
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