How Has Deepika Become The Sweetheart Of Our Army Jawans?
During and after the Second World war several Hollywood actors, actresses comedians gave of their time to entertain the Allied troops stationed in Europe. Many of them have been part of American history through these appearances and comedians like Bob Hope rose to National prominence through these appearances. Stars such as Marlene Dietrich, Judy Garland, Betty Grable and Rita Hayworth became pinup girls to the nation and traveled over a million miles. Several Bollywood actresses are today experimenting with action sequences on the big screen, but Deepika Padukone tried her hand at some real action while she was with some army men in Jammu. The popular star went to Jammu to shoot for a news channel’s special program about Indian armed forces and tried some thrilling feats with the jawans of an armoured regiment and the Jammu and Kashmir Rifles. She jumped a six-foot wall, rode a T72 tank, checked her aim with a rifle and played basketball and badminton with the jawans a press statement revealed. Her sporting spirit drew an instant connection with the soldiers who couldn’t get enough of her. We need more positive actions like this from our stars.