Six Indian Female Naval officers circumnavigating the entire globe and returning home has thespian Amitabh Bachchan filled with pride!
Six Female Naval Officers team took off on an expedition named ‘Navika Sagar Parikrama’, which started on September 10, 2017, with Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi leading her team of five naval officers including Pratibha Jamwal, Aishwarya Boddapati, Patarapalli Swathi, Vijaya Devi and Payal Gupta.
The Team circumnavigated the world in 254 days and their boat “INSV Tarini” has landed at Mandovi in Goa. This is the first ever circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women Indian crew.
Praising the Indian officers, Amitabh Bachchan tweeted the picture of entire female officers’ crew and wrote, “CONGRATULATIONS…!! Filled with pride…the Indian Women’s team circumnavigate the globe!! This is no mean feat…thank you the daughters of INDIA…you have made INDIA look the greatest! SALUTE!”
We are proud too!
After successful 102 Not Out, Actor Amitabh Bachchan is currently busy wrapping his first ever outing with Aamir Khan in Yash Raj Films, Thugs Of Hindostan.
The upcoming action-adventure film is written and directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya. It is based on Philip Meadows Taylor’s 1839 novel Confessions of a Thug, and also starring Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh in the lead.
It is set to be released during Diwali on 7 November 2018.