10 years after the Indian soldiers and officers laid down their lives defending the nation in Kargil Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan visited Kargil to pay tribute to the martyrs. Abhishek features in the NDTV 24x7 show Jai Jawan which will be broadcast on July 26 which is celebrated Kargil Vijay Diwas to mark the conclusion of Operation Vijay.
Abhishek will visit a bunker at Sando top and even try his hand at firing a few rounds at the training centre. Abhi also recounts his experiences starring in the movie LOC Kargil where he played the character of Param Veer Chakra winner Captain Vikram Batra of the 13 JAK Rifles. He will also be seen visiting the Vijay Gallery and meet Colonel YK Joshi, the then commanding officer of 13 JAK Rifles.
Story first published: Friday, July 24, 2009, 11:34 [IST]