Veteran actor Dharmendra got emotional about the helicopter crash, wrote this message for the brave with moist eyes
The country witnessed such an accident on 8th December, which shook everyone. An Air Force helicopter crashed in Coonoor area of Tamil Nadu, in which CDS General Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and other army officers died. Their bodies were cremated on Friday after their last rites. This incident has also shook the 86-year-old veteran artist Dharmendra to the core. Dharmendra wrote an emotional message by posting a video.
Dharmendra wrote – Heartbreaking news. I salute the bravest sons of Mother India with tearful eyes. Dharmendra has shared a video of a news channel, in which the mortal remains of army officers are shown. Let us tell you that Dharmendra celebrated his 86th birthday on 8th December. By the way, Dharmendra himself has been wearing the uniform of army officers in many films.
His films Haqeeqat and Laalkar are memorable films, in which Dharmendra played the role of an army man. Hakikat in 1964 was directed by Chetan Anand. The film, set against the backdrop of the 1962 Indo-China war, is considered an iconic war film. The song of the film Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathis makes you goosebumps even today. The film featured actors like Balraj Sahni, Priya Rajvansh, Sanjay Khan, Vijay Anand, Jayant and Sudhir in pivotal roles. Parts of the film were shot in Ladakh and became the first Hindi film to be shot in this difficult terrain.
Dharmendra is currently shooting for the love story of Karan Johar's film Rocky and Rani, which is being directed by Karan Johar. The film stars Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in lead roles, while Shabana Azmi and Jaya Bachchan are in supporting roles. The shooting of the film was recently also done in Delhi.