Has been updated: Jan 15, 2023 14:39 IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]January 15 (ANI): On the occasion of the 75th Army Day, several Bollywood celebrities took to their social media accounts to share their heartfelt wishes to honor Indian soldiers.
Actor Abhishek Bachchan shared a post on Instagram titled “Salute today and every day! #IndianArmyDay celebrating the brave people defending our country.”
Actor Rajkumar Rao shared a post that read, “Happy Indian Army Day, Salute to the brave hearts of our country! Jai Hind.”
Actor Rakul Preet Singh shared the post and captioned it.
Actor Suniel Shetty released a photo from the patriotic film Border, writing, “The privilege of being an actor is to play the real superheroes of our country, the Indian Army. 75th Day Paying tribute to our soldiers on #IndianArmyDay.”
Sidharth Malhotra shared the post “Happy Indian Army Day”.
Actor Sunny Deol shared a photo with an Indian Army soldier with the caption, “Love and admiration for my hero. #ArmyDay.”
Armed Forces Day is celebrated annually on January 15th to honor the country’s soldiers who set the greatest example of selfless service, brotherhood and above all, love of their country.
In honor of Armed Forces Day, the parade is held annually at the Kalyappa Parade Ground in the Delhi Cantonment.
On 15 January 1949, Field Marshal Kodandera M. Kaliappa, then Lieutenant-General, succeeded General Sir Francis Butcher as the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army, the last British to hold the post. . (Ani)