Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was captured by Pakistan after his MiG 21 was shot down during a fight between the two countries on Wednesday. Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan announced they will release Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman as a gesture of peace. Yesterday, the entire nation was eagerly waiting for his return. Netizens and celebraties started trending #WelcomeBackAbhinandan and #WelcomeHomeAbhinandan, which went viral.
Apart from netizens, celebrities took to social media to express their happiness over the safe return of the Wing Commander. Check out tweets by television celebrities!
Nia & Digangana
Nia Sharma: #welcomeBackHero !!
Digangana: Welcome back #AbhinandanVarthaman Sir! We are truly proud 🙏🏻 🙏🏻
"Breathing a sigh of relief here #WelcomeBackAbhinandan ... can't even begin to imagine what it must feel like to be first captured by the enemy and then to be back to your homeland and family .. .. humble salute and respect to all our brave soldiers and faujis #realsacrifice 🙏."
"You are a true example of patience, Valor and triumph in the face of adversity.... Now that's a #rolemodel #WelcomeHomeAbhinandan."
Sumona & Shoaib
Sumona Chakravarti: Welcome back #AbhinanadanVarthaman. We salute u. Jai Hind.
Shoiab Ibrahim: Welcome back hero #Abinandhan 🙌🏻 thankyou for making us proud..🙏🏻 Jai hind #WelcomeHomeAbinandan.
"Very happy that the hero of the nation is back.Abhinandan u truly depicted the spirit of modern India who is not afraid who does not break down n has a determination so strong that the other nation had to bend and release him free!! Salute #WelcomeHomeAbinandan."
"Welcome home IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. Gratitude towards you and to all the brave hearts who serve the country 🙏."