Kesari star Akshay Kumar pays a heartfelt tribute to 21 martyrs of the battle against Afghans on Saragarhi Day

On Saragarhi Day, Akshay Kumar took to Instagram to share a picture of the 21 soldiers from his film Kesari to pay tribute to the brave martyrs of the battle against the Afghans. The star had played one of the soldiers in the film dedicated to the martyrs.
Kesari star Akshay Kumar pays a heartfelt tribute to 21 martyrs of the battle against Afghans on Saragarhi DayKesari star Akshay Kumar pays a heartfelt tribute to 21 martyrs of the battle against Afghans on Saragarhi Day
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Akshay Kumar is one of the stars in Bollywood who has managed to make a name for himself all by himself. His recent films have told stories of unsung heroes and one of the films that released this year was Akshay starrer Kesari. Based on the Battle of Saragarhi, the film told the story of the bravest war ever fought between 21 Sikhs and 10,000 Afghans back in 1897. The film paid a tribute to all those bravehearts who died fighting that day against a massive army of 10,000 Afghans. 

Today, on September 12, we commemorate Saragarhi Day in the memory of the bravest martyrs in history. On this day, Akshay paid a tribute to the soldiers who died fighting valiantly. Akshay also shared a photo from his film of the 21 actors including him who played the 21 Sikhs in Kesari. The actor paid an emotional and heartfelt tribute to the soldiers. The star who is in London with his family for a trip didn’t forget the day and mentioned that their memory stays in his heart. 

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Akshay wrote, “My tributes to the bravehearts of the 36th Sikh Regiment, 21 Against 10,000...a sacrifice which will forever be etched in the pages of history and our hearts #SaragarhiDay.” The film received an overwhelming response from people and was among the successes of 2019. Directed by Anurag Singh, Kesari was produced by Karan Johar and was based on the Battle of Saragarhi in which the 21 Sikhs, led by Havildar Ishar Singh, chose to fight till death. The 4th Battalion of the Sikh Regiment of Indian Army commemorates this day as Saragarhi Day every year in the memory of the bravest heroes. 

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