The first major Bollywood film of 2019, Uri: The Surgical Strike, starring Vicky Kaushal, Yami Gautam and Paresh Rawal, released today.

A day before its release, some members from the film’s crew were in New Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

In the private jet they took, celebrities Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh, Bhumi Pednekar, Vicky Kaushal, Ayushamann Khurrana among others promoted the film.

A video shared on Vickys’ Instagram handle shows him with the stars.

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“Guys I have something to say to you. How’s the josh?” he asks the group. And just like his soldiers from the film, the stars respond with “High, Sir!”

They also chant “Jai Hind” and when asked when Uri is releasing, they say “Tomorrow!”

Here is the video:


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From us to you. Releasing tomorrow! #URITheSurgicalStrike #11thJan2019 “HOW’S THE JOSH!?” 🇮🇳❤️🙏

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Another video that has been doing the rounds is of Ranbir Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal posing with a chocolate in hand. The fans are calling it ‘Sanju and Kamli’s bromance’.


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@vickykaushal09 with #ranbirkapoor #vickykaushal

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Filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari wrote, “Respect to the Indian Soldiers for silently protecting us. Thank-you #AdityaDhar @RonnieScrewvala for #URITheSurgicalStrike Dearest @vickykaushal09 you r the talent that represents new age minds evoking a sense of patriotism. Watch it in cinemas. Feel #URI.”

Bhagyashree wrote, “Just saw #URITheSurgicalStrike Its outstanding, gave me goosebumps. @vickykaushal09 @mohituraina @yamigautam @KirtiKulhari All have poured their heart into this. Director #adityadhar take a bow!”

Here are the audience reactions:

Uri is based on the Indian Army’s surgical strikes on terror launch pads across LoC (Line of Control).