WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India
Mar 04, 2019, 09.25 AM
India's Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman has become a national hero after his return from Pakistani custody. He was received by the Indian Air Force (IAF) team and the countrymen at the Wagah-Attari border on 1st March.
Several Bollywood celebrities and famous personalities expressed their happiness on Twitter. Among all, Indian tennis player Sania Mirza, who is married to Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik, also shared a heartwarming post for Abhinandan following his return to India.
Taking to her Twitter handle, Mirza welcomed the brave soldier by writing, "Welcome back Wing Commander Abhinandan .. you are our HERO in the truest sense.. The country salutes you and the bravery and dignity you..Welcome Back Abinandan Jai Hind."
However, Sania's post soon saw a string of tweets, both from Indian and Pakistani users, trolling the Tennis star.
Here are some of the reactions:
Bhaaabiii... Ap bhi???
We did just for you..
Mekay ana Jana lga rahy takay 😇😂