Bollywood celebrities pray for IAF pilot Abhinandan's safe return

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 01 March 2019, 01:45 PM
Bollywood celebs pray for IAF pilot Abhinandan's safe return (Twitter)
Bollywood celebs pray for IAF pilot Abhinandan's safe return (Twitter)

IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman will be released today. The IAF wing commander was held captive after the pilot landed in Pakistan over aerial combat of the two nation's fighter planes. After the incident, India had summoned Pakistani envoy on Wednesday and demanded "immediate and safe return" of the pilot.ย Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that they would release captive Indian Air Force pilot on Friday as a 'big peace gesture'.ย 


The entire nation along with Bollywood celebs are rejoicing the news and praying for his safe nation.

Vicky Kaushal last seen in Uri tweeted, "I bow down to the bravery and dignity of #WingCommanderAbhinandan . Praying for your safe return. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ™"

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Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar tweeted, "Great News"

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A joyous Tapsee Pannu, "Now this really brought smile to my face !!! Waiting for tomorrow ..... with bated breath โ˜บ๏ธ"

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Vivek Oberoi tweeted, "So glad to hear about the release of #WingCommanderAbhinandan. Our hearts swell with pride and joy and we are all waiting to welcome our braveheart back๐Ÿ™ Jai Hind"

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Veteran actress Hema Malini tweeted, "Happy to hear our pilot is going to be released tomorrow๐Ÿ™ God bless!"

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Nimrat Kaur tweeted, "Excellent to know braveheart #WingCommanderAbhinandan will be home tomorrow. May this be the beginning to the end of all war murmurs. #AboutTime"

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Bestselling author Chetan Bhagat tweeted, "Thank you Mr @ImranKhanPTI for releasing #WingCommanderAbhinandan and caring for an Indian soldier's life. Please also genuinely work towards combating terrorism with us that hurts innocents and halts progress of both countries. We only want progress and our safety, not war."

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Meanwhile, people have gathered at the Wagah Border since early in the morning and are cheerfully awaiting the arrival of Wing Commander Abhinandan, who is expected to be released by noon.

First Published: Friday, March 01, 2019 12:36 PM
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