Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated on July 26 every year in the memory of the soldiers who lost their lives during the 1999 Kargil War. This year 21 years back, India's Operation Vijay became successful. The war that took place n Jammu and Kashmir’s Kargil district ended on July 26, 1999. People on this day pay tribute to the soldiers who lost their lives on the battlefield. Just like many others, various Bollywood celebrities like Akshay Kumar, Taapsee Pannu, Kartik Aaryan and others took to Twitter and paid tribute to the martyrs. Not just them, actor Sidharth Malhotra who will be seen in the film based on Kargil war hero Captain Vikram Batra shared a video for the brave hearts. Have a look at how other Bollywood celebrities paid their tribute today on social media.
Taapsee Pannu wrote, "21 yrs and the memories are clear. Sitting in front of TV for hours to know if it’s all over or no if we have our soldiers safe or no if we have redeemed our land or no.What followed was victory for our country and irreparable loss for the families of martyrs #KargilVijayDiwas."
Sidharth, while sharing the video wrote, "Today on #KargilVijayDiwas, I salute all our bravehearts for their constant and selfless sacrifices till date and PVC Captain #VikramBatra for laying down his life to protect our nation. Jai Hind."
Randeep Hooda tweeted, "Shaheedo ki chitao par lagenge har baras mele, watan par mar mitne walo ka yahi baki nishaan hoga (Fairs will be organised on the martyrs’ funeral pyres every year, this will be only symbol of those who die for their homeland). Kargil War Memorial - must visit."
Nimrat Kaur wrote, "Prayers and thoughts for all the gallant brave hearts who sacrificed their lives to keep us safe and our border secure. Never shall India forget..."
Kartik saluted the soldiers and wrote, "Saluting the Real Heroes Aap hain, toh hum surakshit hain. Jai Hind #KargilVijayDiwas."
Popular sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik shared a beautiful piece of art and wrote, "#KargilVijayDiwas Tribute to the brave Martyeres of the Indian Army.
My SandArt animation. #JaiHind @adgpi."
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