Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman could not suppress her emotions after watching the military movie 'Uri: The Surgical Strike', a film based on 2016 surgical strike of Indian army crossing Line of Control, in Bengaluru Cinema on Sunday. She was seen shouting 'How's the josh' with thundering responses from co-viewers.
The movie starred by Vicky Kaushal, Yami Gautam, Paresh Rawal and others had hit the screens on January 11. Uri tells the story of soldiers who participated in the attack on the outposts of Pakistan as a response to the continuous infiltration into the Indian border.
Nirmala Sitaraman went to Central Spirit Mall, Bellandur to watch Uri with army veterans and their families. she took to Twitter to share moments from entering the Cinema to her reaction after the movie in a thread.
Post-screening the audience stood up with Indian tri-colour to shout slogans in support of the Indian Army. Unable to hide her emotions, Defence Minister herself shout loud 'How's the josh'.
She did not forget to praise the crew of the movie. "What a power-packed movie @AdityaDharFilms and @RonnieScrewvala. Brilliant performances @yamigautam @vickykaushal09 @SirPareshRawal ji, @mohituraina. Recharged also by the energy in the cinema hall! #HighJosh," Nirmala tweeted.
Both producer Ronnie Screwvala and director Aditya Dhar expressed their gratitude to Defence minister as a reply to her tweets. Others in the Cinema hall shared video clips of her inside the Cinema.