Vicky Kaushal-starrer Uri: The Surgical Strike, which releases on 11 January, has got a thumbs up from PM Narendra Modi. The actor, who met the PM on 10 January as part of a Bollywood delegation, was elated to know that Modi has watched and liked the film based on the 2016 surgical strikes made by the Indian Army in POK.
Director Aditya Dhar is elated with the development.
"“It’s an overwhelming and proud feeling to know that the man Honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi who led the entire mission – one of the most important events in the history of Indian army has seen the movie. He has appreciated the way turn of events have been depicted and showcased well on celluloid right from the terror attacks on our Army camps in URI to Indian Army’s surgical strike in POK.”" - Aditya Dhar, Director, URI
Vicky Kaushal got his B-Town friends - Karan Johar, Ranveer Singh, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Rajkummar Rao, Ayushmann Khurrana, Ekta Kapoor, Siddharth Malhotra, Varun Dhawan, Bhumi Pednekar, Rohit Shetty - to cheer for Uri as well.
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