'Nothing ever should make us ungrateful': Akshay Kumar reacts to Richa Chadha's Galwan tweet

'Nothing ever should make us ungrateful': Akshay Kumar reacts to Richa Chadha's Galwan tweet

Akshay Kumar reacts to Richa Chadha's tweet on Galwan that led to controversy.

By India Today Web Desk: Reacting to actress Richa Chadha's 'Galwan says hi' tweet, Akshay Kumar said that he was 'hurt' by her sentiments. Speaking for the Indian defence forces, Kumar said that 'we are because they are'.

"Hurts to see this. Nothing ever should make us ungrateful towards our armed forces. Woh hain toh aaj hum hain," he tweeted.


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Kumar's tweet surfaced hours after Chadha had been on the receiving end of drawing flak from many. She has been criticised over her alleged attempt to mock the Indian Army. She made the remarks while resharing a tweet pertaining to the statement of Lt General Upendra Dwivedi that the Indian Army is ready to execute orders like taking back Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Chadha tweeted the post with a caption that read, "Galwan says hi."

Richa Chadha was slammed for 'mocking' the Indian Army and belittling the sacrifice of the jawans in the 2020 Galwan clash between India and China. Following this, she issued a public apology.

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"Even though it can never be my intention in the least, if the 3 words which are being dragged into a controversy have offended or hurt anyone, I apologise and also say that it would sadden me if even unintentionally my words have triggered this feeling in my brothers in the fauj (army) of which my own Nanaji has been an illustrious part," Richa Chadha said in her apology tweet.