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Kargil Vijay Diwas: Ranbir Kapoor's Bollywood Team Takes On Army, Navy Jawans In Commemorative Match

Written By Joel Kurian | Mumbai | Published:

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  • To commemorate 20 years of the Kargil Vijay Diwas, Bollywood stars played a special football match with jawans of the Army and Navy in Mumbai on Friday.
  • Ranbir Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan, Suniel Shetty’s son Ahan Shetty and other celebrities of the All Stars FC (dressed in blue) took on the defence forces’ players (red) in heavy rain. 
  • Arjun Kapoor, Dino Morea, Ishaan Khatter, Shashank Khaitan were some of the other players.

To commemorate 20 years of the Kargil Vijay Diwas, Bollywood stars played a special football match with jawans of the Army and Navy in Mumbai on Friday.

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Ranbir Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan, Suniel Shetty’s son Ahan Shetty and other celebrities of the All Stars FC (dressed in blue) took on the defence forces’ players (red) in heavy rain. 

While the match was underway at the time of publishing this story, one can see the defence forces’ players scoring a goal past goalkeeper, former model Marc Robinson towards the end of the video. (Watch it above) 

This was the squad of the All Stars FC. Arjun Kapoor, Dino Morea, Ishaan Khatter, Shashank Khaitan, Shabbir Ahluwalia, Karan Wahi, Armaan Jain, Abhimanyu Dassani, Aparshakti Khurrana,  Aditya Seal, were some of the other players who were on the field or the bench.

 The All Stars handle also shared updates of the match on their Instagram stories, sharing pictures and videos of the warm-up session and much more. 

As per reports, even Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was a part of the celebration. The match was played at the Cooperage Football Stadium at Nariman Point, South Mumbai. 

Here's how the All Stars official Instagram handle had announced the news.

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Previously, the Bollywood stars have also played against the Team Indian cricketers. 

The Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated on July 26 every year to remember the successful Operation Vijay during the Kargil War in 1999. The Kargil War was fought between India and Pakistan for over 60 days and had ended on this day, 20 years ago. 

Several other Bollywood stars like Amitabh Bachchan had also tweeted on the occasion. 

 

 

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