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Abhinandan Returns: Shah Rukh Khan, Varun Dhawan Lead Bollywood in Welcoming Him

After many anxious hours, Abhinandan is finally back in India. He was captured by Pakistan.


Updated:March 1, 2019, 10:09 PM IST
Abhinandan Returns: Shah Rukh Khan, Varun Dhawan Lead Bollywood in Welcoming Him
IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman was captured on Wednesday. (Illustration by Mir Suhail/News18)

IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman has been returned to India at the Wagah-Attari border two days after he was captured by Pakistan during an intense aerial dogfight. Wing Commander Varthaman was received by the Border Security Officials.

The breathless countdown for the homecoming of Abhinandan -- who became the centrepoint of escalating tensions between the two fractious neighbours with his capture after his plane was downed -- began on Thursday when Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan announced in parliament that he would be released the following day as a gesture of peace.

With the rest of India, Bollywood celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Ranveer Singh, Varun Dhawan and Dia Mirza also welcomed Abhinandan.

Here is what they tweeted:

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