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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman watches Uri: The Surgical Strike along with war veterans

She also posted a video of her entering the movie hall as the crowd present there chanted Bharat Mata Ki Jai, Vande Mataram, "How is the josh?'

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman watches Uri: The Surgical Strike along with war veterans
India's Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Sunday watched the movie, "Uri: The Surgical Strike", along with a group of war veterans at a cinema hall in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

Live from Central Spirit Mall, Bellandur, Bengaluru, to watch Uri (finally) with veterans. #HighJosh! the Defence Minister tweeted.

She also posted a video of her entering the movie hall as the crowd present there chanted Bharat Mata Ki Jai, Vande Mataram, "How is the josh?.

Finally finding time to watch it today :) #HighJosh, the Defence Minister tweeted tagging actors Vicky Kaushal, Yami Gautam and the film's director Aditya Dhar and producer Ronnie Screwvala.

Yes, #HighJosh, Sitharaman tweeted.

The Defence Minister also obliged for selfies with children and the public at the mall.

"How is the josh? is the popular line from the movie, based on the 2016 Indian Army's surgical strikes on terror launch pads in Pakistan as a retaliation for the Uri attack that claimed the lives of 17 army personnel.

Sitharaman had on January 16 met the cast and crew of the film on the occasion of Army Day.

Film's stars Vicky Kaushal, Yami Gautam, director Aditya Dhar and producer Ronnie Screwvala were part of the meeting that took place at Army Chief General Bipin Rawat's 'at home' function.

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