On Twitter, Big B, Hrithik, Anushka Pay Tribute to Kargil Martyrs

  | July 26, 2015 17:35 IST (Mumbai)
Kargil Diwas

Big B, Hrithik and Anushka photographed in Mumbai.

"Deep & solemn respect for all the soldiers who fought & laid down their lives in the Kargil War. Salute from a fauji kid," Anushka tweeted

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Anushka Sharma today paid their respect to the martyred soldiers on the 16th anniversary of India's victory in the Kargil war.
Saluting the brave soldiers Mr Bachchan, 72, wrote:
Hrithik Roshan, who starred in Farhan Akhtar's film Lakshya, loosely based on the Kargil war tweeted:
Actress Anushka, who comes from an Army background, posted:
Actress Preity Zinta, whose father was an officer in the Indian Army, quipped similar sentiments:
Actor Vivek Oberoi, who is in Nagpur to participate in a function by young military school cadets, said:
Actress Raveena Tandon shared a photograph of the time she visited Kargil along with Salman Khan and Vinod Khanna to boost the morale of the soldiers.
Boxer-actor Vijender Singh wrote:
Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar tweeted:

The Kargil war, which began in May 1999, lasted for more than two months before Pakistani soldiers, a bulk of them drawn from its Northern Light Infantry, and irregulars withdrew from the mountain tops they had occupied overlooking the Srinagar-Leh highway.
In the conflict, the Indian Army lost 490 officers, soldiers and jawans.

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