The entire nation is celebrating IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman is returning to the country, who has been in the custody of the Pakistan Army for the past few days. Several celebrities across domains including Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan, Raveena Tandon, Anupam Kher, Ranveer Singh, Varun Dhawan, and others have hailed the soldier and welcomed him back to the country.
Joining the bandwagon was Bollywood actors Anushka Sharma, Shahid Kapoor, Ayushmann Khurrana, Boman Irani, Dia Mirza, and others who extended a heartfelt message to welcome the IAF Pilot. They hailed him for his bravery and expressed their gratitude.
Here are the posts:
Anushka Sharma took to Twitter and penned a note hailing Wing Commander Abhinandan. On behalf of the entire nation that is waiting for his safe return, she wrote, "The entire nation welcomes you home Abhinandan. You are a true Hero."
On Wednesday morning, Wing Commander Abhinandan's MIG-21 Bison shot and brought down a Pak F-16 before being hit by ground fire. Wing Commander Abhinandan ejected but his parachute got caught in a westerly heading as a result of which he landed in Pakistani territory and was taken in their custody. However, on Thursday, Pakistan PM Imran Khan had announced the release of Wing Commander Abhinandan, attempting to stitch together the narrative that it was a 'goodwill gesture'.
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