In an entertainment programme organised by 92.7 BIG FM in view of Independence day, famous Bollywood Singer Ms. Akriti Kakar today, performed for the troops at SIachen. Akriti, known for numbers like “Iski uski” and “Saturday Saturday” filled the air around Siachen with her melodious voice while the troops were seen dancing to her peppy numbers.
“I’m delighted to be the chosen one for this activity for Independence Day. This will be my closest experience to witnessing greatness, feeling nationalist and embracing the patriotism in its truest form in Siachen.
“It is truly an honour and I feel in my own little way, this is perhaps the least I can do for our country’s forces through music. It is my service for them,” Kakar told Media Sources.
The India-Pakistan dispute in Siachen – located on the Jammu and Kashmir border – covers some 900-1,000 square miles (2,300-2,600 sq km) of territory.
India controls most of the commanding heights in the snow-bound region.