IAF air strike in Pakistan: Rajinikanth, Salman Khan, Kamal Haasan and others applaud IAFhttps://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/bollywood/iaf-air-strike-pakistan-reaction-rajinikanth-akshay-kumar-ajay-devgn-5601224/

IAF air strike in Pakistan: Rajinikanth, Salman Khan, Kamal Haasan and others applaud IAF

Celebrities from the Indian film and television fraternity are celebrating the spirit and courage of the Indian Air Force after Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale confirmed a non-military preemptive strike on a major Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camp.

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IAF air strike in Pakistan: Akshay Kumar, Rajinikanth and Ajay Devgn took to their social media handles to salute the efforts of IAF.

Celebrities from the Indian film and television fraternity are celebrating the spirit and courage of the Indian Air Force after Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale confirmed a non-military preemptive strike on a major Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camp in Balakot. Stars like Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Riteish Deshmukh, Hema Malini, Preity Zinta, Mahesh Babu, Tamannaah Bhatia, Salim Merchant and Yami Gautam among others took to their social media handles to salute the efforts of IAF.

While talking to ANI, Haasan said, “We have done what any self-respecting country would do. We are proud of what our forces have done for us. They are our shield, and they have behaved exactly like a shield. We are very proud. Salute to our fighters.”

Akshay, who will be next seen leading a Sikh regiment in Kesari, tweeted, “Proud of our #IndianAirForce fighters for destroying terror camps. अंदर घुस के मारो ! Quiet no more! #IndiaStrikesBack.” Devgn also took to his official Twitter handle and wrote, “Mess with the best, die like the rest. Salute #IndianAirForce. @narendramodi.”

Superstar Rajinikanth also applauded the effort of IAF as he tweeted, “BRAVO INDIA 🇮🇳👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻.” Filmmaker Milap Zaveri wrote, “India will no longer take things lying down. India will attack FLYING down!!! Proud of the IAF! JaiHind! 🔥💪👏👏👏❤️”

Here is what other celebrities are saying on social media:

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At 0330 hours on February 26, a squadron of Mirage 2000 Indian Fighter jets struck a major terrorist camp across the LoC and completely destroyed it. “The Government of India is firmly and resolutely committed to taking all necessary measures to fight the menace of terrorism. Hence this non-military preemptive action was specifically targeted at the JeM camp. The selection of the target was also conditioned by our desire to avoid civilian casualties,” Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale added.