Akshay Kumar shares his pride & joy on the rescue of 41 workers; others celebs join in

Akshay Kumar and other celebs took to X to express their joy and pride in the successful rescue of 41 Indian laborers trapped for 17 days in a collapsed Himalayan tunnel.

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In a remarkable display of courage and determination, 41 Indian laborers trapped for 17 days in a collapsed Himalayan tunnel were successfully rescued, marking a triumphant moment for the nation. The dramatic scenes unfolded as the workers emerged from the Silkyara-Barkot tunnel entrance on stretchers, concluding a 400-hour rescue operation filled with obstacles and delays.

Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar, known for his roles portraying real-life heroes on screen, took to social media to express his joy and pride in the successful rescue. On X, Kumar shared his overwhelming happiness, stating, "Am completely overwhelmed with happiness and relief to know of the rescue of 41 trapped men. A big salute to every member of the rescue team. Kamaal kar diya. This is a new India, and we all feel so proud. Jai Hind."

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For Kumar, the incident struck a personal chord as his recent film, 'Mission Raniganj: The Great Bharat Rescue,' depicted a similar scenario. In the movie, he portrayed a real-life hero who initiates a rescue mission to save mine workers trapped underground. Having closely witnessed the challenges of being stuck and the intricacies of the rescue process during the film, Kumar's admiration for the rescue team's efforts carries a profound resonance.

Joining the chorus of admiration, actor Riteish Deshmukh expressed his thoughts on the rescue mission. Deshmukh commended the tireless efforts of the rescue team, stating, "Bravo!!! Salute to our rescue team who have worked day & night tirelessly towards getting the workers out who were stuck for the last 17 days. Prayers of the families and the nation are being answered. Ganpati Bappa Morya #UttarakhandTunnelRescue #UttarkashiRescue."


Veteran actor Jackie Shroff acknowledging the collaborative efforts of 22 agencies involved in the rescue mission tweeted, "All 41 workers rescued from the Silkyara Tunnel in Uttarkashi. Kudos to the 22 agencies which worked day and night for the rescue mission including NDRF, BRO, Indian Army, Indian Air Force, NHIDCL, SJVNL, THFCL, RVNL, ONGC, Coal India, and others #UttarkashiRescue."

As the nation celebrates the successful rescue and the Bollywood fraternity lauds the heroic efforts of the rescue team, the incident stands as a testament to the indomitable spirit of unity and resilience in the face of adversity.

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