Bollywood Celebs Celebrate Abhinandan's Homecoming on Social Media

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When the news came that the Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman remained in Pakistan during India’s action against terrorism, the entire nation felt bad and was waiting with bated breath for him to return home safely. And finally, yesterday, the pilot has returned safely.

On Thursday, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan announced that the Indian Air Force pilot will be given a discharge and will return to his country as a “gesture of peace.” However, it was a long day of wait with many delays before the release of IAF office Abhinandan on the Indian land. Not only nation but many Bollywood celebrities took to their social media handles and welcomed the homecoming of Indians’ 'Braveheart'.

As soon as he entered in India through Wagha Border, Bollywood celebrities, including Anushka Sharma, Sonali Bendre Behl, Farah Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Swara Bhaskar, Varun Dhawan, Dia Mirza and many more took to Twitter and started tweeting #WelcomeBackAbhinandan and #WelcomeHomeAbhinandan.

Bollywood’s Badshah Shah Rukh Khan took to Twitter and wrote,

"There is no better feeling than Coming back Home, for home is the place of love, hope & dreams. Ur bravery makes us stronger. Eternally grateful. #WelcomeBackAbhinandan"

Another Bollywood actress Preity G Zinta penned a long tweet describing her emotions. She wrote,

“It’s midnight & I cannot sleep. I’m so happy that #AbhinandanVartaman is going to be coming home. I can only imagine what his family feels right now. Every minute will feel like a lifetime & the heart will skip many beats. #WelcomeBackAbhinandan ? We salute your bravery & valour”

Young actor Varun Dhawan too wrote,

"Welcome back home #WelcomeBackAbinandan a true hero. These humane actions give hope that all humanity is not lost. Bharat mata ki Jai"

Also, Riteish Deshmukh saluted the Wing Commander's courage and tweeted,

“Welcome Back Home Dear #Abhinanadan - we salute your courage, bravery & service to our nation. ?? ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????”

Further, Filmmaker-producer Karan Johar took to Twitter and saluted the courage and bravery of the captured IAF pilot. He penned,

“We salute your bravery and valour....we applaud your strength in the face of adversity....#WelcomeHomeAbhinandan”

Also, Former Cricketer Virendra Sehwag took to Twitter and wrote,

“How proud we are to have you ! Bow down to your skills and even more your grit and courage ? #WelcomeBackAbhinandan . We love you and are filled with pride because of you. #WeAreSupposedToTellYouThis”

Music maestro Vishal Dadlani also paid respect and showered praise for Wing Commander return. He wrote-

“Welcome home, #WingCommanderAbhinandan !

All that matters is that you're back.

The shrill noise you'll hear is irrelevant vultures trying to benefit personally from the story of your bravery. Ignore them all.

India welcomes you home with love, admiration and gratitude.”

Bollywood’s veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan also welcomed Wing Commander. He wrote,

“T 3105 - From Anamika Ef : "One of my closest friend says “A true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him" ~ her husband (a close friend again) is in Air Force..."

ABHINANDAN ... स्वागतम , सुस्वागतम् ????????????”

Yesteryear actor Anupam Kher also paid tribute to the IAF hero and wrote,

“प्यारे अभिनंदन ! आपका भारत की धरती पर एक बार फिर से अभिनंदन है। हम सबको समय समय पर साहस, धैर्य, विश्वास, गर्व और गौरव वाली जीती जागती मिसाल की ज़रूरत पड़ती है। विपरीत परिस्थितियों में आपके व्यक्तित्व ने हमें वो दिखाया। उसके लिए 130 करोड़ भारतवासियों की तरफ़ से धन्यवाद।जीते रहो।?? ”

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Welcome Home Abhinandan!