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Kargil Vijay Diwas: Watch Vicky Kaushal’s ‘Uri’ for free in 500 theatres of Maharashtra

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Vicky Kaushal’s ‘Uri’: The Surgical Strike’ was his first movie of 2019 as the male lead. He was in the lead of an army officer Vihaan Singh Shergill and his character earned him a lot of love and appreciation from all across the nation. Also, the movie did great at the box office breaking many records. As today (July 26) marks Kargil Vijay Diwas, so to commemorate the day, the film has been showcased across 500 theatres in Maharashtra for free of cost. Vicky shared a still of him from ‘Uri’ and thanked the Maharashtra State Government for their “support and encouragement”.

Have a look at Vicky Kaushal’s full post below.

In one of his Instagram stories, Vicky shared a picture of the jawans with the Indian flag and saluting the brave-hearts he wrote, “Remembering the courage and sacrifice of the real heroes who laid down their lives fighting for the nation.”

Here’s the screenshot of his post.

Vicky Kaushal post
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Earlier, producer Ronnie Screwvala told Mumbai Mirror, “The idea of making the film was to instill a sense of pride in the hearts of every Indian and to highlight the incredible service of the armed forces for our nation. I’m honoured to be a part of this initiative wherein ‘Uri’ will be showcased across 500 theatres in the state on Kargil Vijay Diwas.”

Director Aditya Dhar said, “It’s a wonderful initiative by our Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and I’m glad people will get to see the film for free this time.” 

Also Read: Good News: Vicky Kaushal’s ‘Uri’ to be re-released on July 26; here’s why!

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