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Armed Forces Week: Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma meet soldiers, pay respect

Filmmaker Anand L Rai, who is currently working with Anushka Sharma and Shah Rukh Khan, took the actors to meet soldiers, marking the Armed Forces Week.

bollywood Updated: Dec 04, 2017 12:15 IST
Director Aanand L Rai, along with actors Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma.
Director Aanand L Rai, along with actors Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma.

Marking the Armed Forces Week, Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan lauded the country’s armed forces for their valour while adding that the soldiers “deserve our respect and gratitude”.

The 52-year-old actor took to his Twitter handle and posted a picture in which he could be seen along with actress Anushka Sharma and others holding a hoarding which read, “Armed Forces Flag Day”. He wrote, “Our soldiers give their tomorrow for our today. They deserve our respect and gratitude. @RedChilliesEnt @KKRiders @vfx_redchillies @AnushkaSharma & @aanandlrai team supports them this #ArmedForcesWeek. Jai Hind!” Along with the message, the actor also shared a link where contributions for the Armed Forces can be made.

The Raees star along with his team not only spoke about the sacrifices made by soldiers, but also the contribution of the armed forces in the well being of the country.

The Armed Forces Flag Day is celebrated on December 7. To commemorate the day,defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched the Armed Forces Week on Friday. She appealed the countrymen to wear armed forces flag to pay respect to the soldiers.

Indian cricket team, too, was seen wearing the Armed Forces Flag badges on their whites in their ongoing match against Sri Lanka in Delhi.

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