Vicky Kaushal promotes 'Uri' with Bollywood stars

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11 Jan 2019

#Uri: Vicky Kaushal's starry mid-air promotion video breaks the internet

2018 was a fantastic year for Vicky Kaushal. The actor was a part of three hit movies: Raazi, Sanju and Manmarziyaan and won hearts with his impressive performances.

The year helped Vicky carve a niche for himself in the industry.

And Vicky has started 2019 with a bang as his movie Uri: The Surgical Strike hit screens today.

Ahead of release, he promoted the movie in a unique manner.

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'Uri' is a tribute to 'New India'

'Uri' is a tribute to 'New India'

Helmed by Aditya Dhar, Uri is based on Indian military's surgical strike on Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir in 2016.

The Indian army retaliated after Pakistani militants attacked an army base in Uri killing 18 soldiers.

The Indian army hit back on 29 September. Their precision gave no opportunity to the militants and rattled Pakistan.

Uri is a tribute to 'New India' which is fearless.

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Just like the movie, the promotions were unique too

Vicky is exceptionally excited for his first release of the year and is leaving no stone unturned to promote Uri.

Notably, in this quest of his, Bollywood stars helped Vicky. Actors like Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Bhumi Pednekar, Ranveer Singh and Rajkummar Rao gave a mid-air shoutout to Uri.

The video shared by Vicky has gone viral on social media.

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"How's the josh", asks Vicky. Bollywood's response here

"How's the josh", asks Vicky. Bollywood's response here

In the video, Bollywood A-listers were seen in full josh as they cheered for Vicky'sUri.

Vicky (in his military tone) asked the group "How's the josh?". And just like the soldiers, celebrities replied "High Sir".

These celebrities also gave a patriotic feel as they screamed Jai Hind on top of their lungs.

Now that's what you call a promotion!

Watch the video which has gone viral on social media

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Is this patriotism a Modi effect? Amit Malviya says so

Vicky's promotional video made everyone patriotic. But this feeling got a political twist after Amit Malviya, BJP's social media head called this 'Prime Minister Narendra Modi's effect'.

Sharing Vicky's video on Twitter, Malviya wrote Bollywood celebrities have never been seen chanting Jai Hind with such patriotism before.

He claimed that this nationalism among Bollywood's personalities was because of PM Modi.

BJP's Malviya takes credit for celebrities' nationalism

Malviya's tweet gets users talking

Malviya's tweet didn't go down well with Twitter users who slammed him for politicizing everything. "Looks like you were sleeping all your life and woke up only in 2014. Kuch bhi," wrote a Twitter user. There were many more reactions.

Don't politicize patriotism!

And, KJo has nice things to say about 'Uri'

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What is the cast of 'URI'?

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What is the cast of 'URI'?

Asked 2019-01-11 13:47:22 by Shreyas Gupta

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Helmed by Aditya Dhar, URI features Vicky Kaushal, Yami Gautam, Paresh Rawal, Mohit Raina and Kirti Kulhari in lead roles.

What is the story of 'URI'?

Asked 2019-01-11 13:47:22 by Charvi Rodrigues

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Vicky Kaushal's URI is based on Indian Army's surgical strike on Pakistan-Administered Kashmir in 2016. The surgical strike was planned eleven days after the deadliest Uri attack that killed 18 people.

What is Vicky Kaushal's role in 'URI'?

Asked 2019-01-11 13:47:22 by Trisha Nair

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After impressing the audience as a bindas boyfriend, a loving husband and a loyal friend, Vicky Kaushal will be seen winning hearts as an Indian Army officer in URI. The actor will be leading the surgical strike to eliminate the militants in the movie.

Who all promoted 'URI' along with Vicky Kaushal?

Asked 2019-01-11 13:47:22 by Rakesh Chopra

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Vicky Kaushal recently shared a video featuring several celebrities promoting URI with full josh. The video featured celebs like Vicky Kaushal, Karan Johar, Rohit Shetty, Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Ayushmann Khurrana, Bhumi Pednekar, Rajkummar Rao, Karan Johar etc.

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