I-Day special: Celebs pay tribute to soldiers with #Saluteselfie
From cinestars like Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan to sports icons like Sania Mirza and M.S. Dhoni -- celebrities galore have lent support to '#Saluteselfie', a social media campaign run on the occasion of India's 69th Independence Day
From cinestars like Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan to sports icons like Sania Mirza and M.S. Dhoni -- celebrities galore have lent support to '#Saluteselfie', a social media campaign run on the occasion of India's 69th Independence Day.
The "#Saluteselfie" campaign has been joined by many actors like Priyanka Chopra, Aditi Rao Hydari, who have also shared photographs featuring themselves while saluting the spirit of the soldiers.
Here's what the celebrities had to say:
Amitabh Bachchan: #SaluteSelfie ... salute to our brave jawans (soldiers) that keep us safe, with their sacrifice.
Shah Rukh Khan: Salute to our Armed Forces, who selflessly risk their lives to protect our beloved country and our families. #SaluteSelfie.
Mahinder Singh Dhoni: #saluteselfie.
Sania Mirza: Thank you to the Indian Army for everything that they do and sacrifice for us so that we are safe.. #SaluteSelfie.
Saina Nehwal: Join me in saluting the real heroes of our country - our soldiers. #SaluteSelfie.
Shahid Kapoor: #SaluteSelfie acknowledging the selfless, brave heroes #IndianArmy
Priyanka Chopra: Respect. Pride. Gratitude... for the Indian Armed Forces! #SaluteSelfie #JaiHind #ArmyBeti.
Rishi Kapoor: Proud to be a part of the #SaluteSelfie movement.
Virendra Sehwag: Take a #saluteselfie and make it ur profile picture. Salute our brave soldiers. Join me.
Preity Zinta: #SaluteSelfie Proud to be an Indian Army Brat Sare Jahan Se Accha, Hindusitan Hamara Jai Hind.
Nargis Fakhri: #SaluteSelfie Honoring the Brave and dedicated members of the Armed forces. #Respect #India #Serve&Protect.
Radhika Apte: Salute to the Army for selflessly risking their lives for our protection. #SaluteSelfie.
Aditi Rao Hydari: Thank you for every single day that you selflessly risk your life for our peace and happiness #SaluteSelfie.
Ronnie Screwvala: Salute to our armed forces. 68 years of national pride. #SaluteSelfie
Rakul Preet: Proud to be an Army kid!! Salute to all d brave men who serve day n night to protect us !! #SaluteSelfie
Kriti Sanon: #SaluteSelfie A big salute to our nation's real selfless Heroes!! #IndianArmy #proudindian.
Masaba Gupta: My #SaluteSelfie in honour of the armed forces @Reliance_media proud to be a part of this campaign.
Karan Wahi: #SaluteSelfie a big thanks to all the heroes who lay their lives for us #indianarmy.