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.
“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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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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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.”
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 pic.twitter.com/NAP7sujRyJ
— Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari (@Ashwinyiyer) January 9, 2019
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!”
— bhagyashree (@bhagyashree123) January 9, 2019
Here are the audience reactions:
Guys URI is a must watch! @vickykaushal09 you’re mind blowing!!✨💫 @mohituraina spectacular debut!😍 And everyone else, you’ll have made my first watch of 2019, the best watch of 2019!!❤️❤️❤️❤️😍😍😍🤩🤩🤩 Thank you ! And guys go watch it #URITheSurgicalStrike is rocking!!!!
— Pratikshya (@Pratiks93544965) January 11, 2019
The movie is 2hrs 18mins long but by every passing second the respect for Indian army just increases. You will feel proud of Indian army. Vicky Kaushal did a wonderful job. Brilliant Movie. #UriTheSurgicalStrike
— Akshay (@AkshayKatariyaa) January 11, 2019
Yeahhhh!!!!! #URITheSurgicalStrike finally hit the theatres and has started winning our hearts . The phenomenal performances by all the people associated with the project . @vickykaushal09 @mohituraina @AdityaDharFilms @yamigautam and whole unit ❤❤👍👍
— Pooja Shrivastav (@PoojaGS15) January 11, 2019
Uri is based on the Indian Army’s surgical strikes on terror launch pads across LoC (Line of Control).