Bollywood fraternity-tributes-to martyred
MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: The year 2020 is turning out to be a bundle of painful news with each passing day. The face off between India and China has left many heartbroken. At least 20 Indian Army personnel have been killed in a brutal face-off in Ladakh’s Galwan Valley.
Bollywood celebrities took to their social media to pay tribute and offer condolences to the families who lost the brave souls. Actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Hrithik Roshan, Sonu Sood Anushka Sharma and others expressed their grief and mourned the death of martyred jawans.
The Bollywood fraternity on Wednesday paid their homage to the Bravehearts killed during the violent face-off with the Chinese troops in Ladakh’s Galwan Valley. A host of B-town celebs including , Varun Dhawan, Ajay Devgn, Farhan Akhtar, Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt, Salman Khan, , among others took to their social media handle to pay tributes to the Army personnel who gave the supreme sacrifice for the nation.
Taking to Twitter, Anushka Sharma spoke about how the death of soldiers feels very personal to her as she is the daughter of an army man.”As a soldier’s daughter, the death of a soldier will always hurt hard and feel personal. The sacrifice of their lives and the sacrifice of their families will always leave a void. I pray for peace and I pray for strength for the brave bereaved families. Indian Army, JaiJawan,” she wrote.
Varun Dhawan said that he is heartbroken to hear the news, adding that he will forever indebted to the sacrifice of the soldiers. “Heartbroken about the death of our brave soldiers. #GalwanValley. Our defence stands it is ground. We are forever indebted to the sacrifice of our brave soldiers. #jaihind.” he tweeted.
Veteran actor Madhuri Dixit too extended her condolences to the kin of the bereaved soldiers and wrote, “My humble gratitude to the Indian Army and our brave soldiers who laid down their lives for the safety of our nation. Sincere condolences to their families. Jai Hind.”
Paying homage to the deceased jawans, Ajay Devgn tweeted, “Salute every soldier who laid down his life protecting India`s border & honour. Jai Jawan, Jai Bharat RIP Brave Hearts My thoughts are with your families during this hour. #GalwanValley #IndianArmy.”
Farhan Akhtar too saluted the Army personnel for their “courage and the ultimate sacrifice” in defending the country`s borders. Conveying his condolences to bravehearts` families, Sanjay Dutt wrote, “Mourning the loss of our brave jawans who were martyred at #GalwanValley. My condolences to their families and salute to the Indian Army who has always put the nation first!#JaiHind.”
Salman tweeted he was pained by the killings of the soldiers, adding their sacrifice won’t go to waste. “My heart goes out to all brave hearts who have laid down their lives at the Galwan valley. This sacrifice will not go to waste. I join their families in grief… #JaiHind #WeStandWithIndianArmy.
” Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter and quoted the iconic lines from “Aye Mere Watan Ke Logo” by poet Kavi Pradeep. “‘Zara aankh mein bhar lo paani, jo shaheed hue hai unki, zara yaad karo kurbani…’ They sacrificed their lives to protect our country , to keep us safe and secure. Salute Indian Army Officers and Jawans! Jai Hind,” he said.
Akshay Kumar paid condolences to the families of soldiers and said it was a devastating loss for the country. “Deeply saddened by the death of our bravehearts in #GalwanValley. We will forever be indebted to them for their invaluable service to the nation. My heartfelt condolences to their families,” he wrote in a post.
Ajay Devgn said he salutes every soldier who laid down his life “protecting India’s border and honour”. “Jai Jawan, Jai Bharat. RIP Brave Hearts. My thoughts are with your families during this hour,” he added.
Anushka Sharma said that as a “soldier’s daughter”, the death of an Army officer always “hurt hard and feel personal”. “The sacrifice of their lives and the sacrifice of their families will always leave a void. I pray for peace and I pray for strength for the brave bereaved families #IndianArmy #JaiJawan,” she tweeted.
Hrithik Roshan described the deaths of the soldiers and the unrest in Ladakh as “painful”. “It leaves me with a heavy heart to know of the lives lost in Ladakh and the unrest we are faced with. Our defence stands tall on ground. My highest respect to the martyred in the line of duty. Condolences and prayers for their families. May the departed and living find peace,” he wrote.
Varun Dhawan said the death of the soldiers had left him “heartbroken.” “We are forever indebted to the sacrifice of our brave soldiers. #jaihind.” Taapsee Pannu said every soldier martyred is a loss no one can compensate for. “The families of those soldiers lost their peace for a long time to come so that we all can have a sound sleep. Indebted,” she said.
Farhan Akhtar offered his condolences to the families of the martyrs and said he salutes the martyrs for their “courage and for the ultimate sacrifice in defending our borders.”
(Mumbai Bureau with Agency).