Battle of Panipat: Arjun Kapoor remembers Maratha martyrs on 250th anniversary

Last Updated: Mon, Jan 14, 2019 19:07 hrs

[India], Jan 14 (ANI): On a day that is particularly important to his upcoming film, 'Panipat,' Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor rememebered the warriors of The Third Battle of Panipat, which took place on January 14, 1761.

Taking to Twitter, the 'Mubarakaan,' star shared a video and paid tribute to the martyrs.

In the video, he can be heard paying respect to the brave heart warriors who are forever remembered for their valour and bravery. He can be seen giving a message for the Indian martyrs who lost their lives while fighting for the nation.

"To the brave Maratha heroes," he wrote.

The Third Battle of Panipat took place on 14 January 1761 at Panipat, between a northern expeditionary force of the Maratha Empire and invading forces of the King of Afghanistan, Ahmad Shah Abdali. The battle is considered to be one of the largest and most eventful fought in the 18th century.

The film also stars Sanjay Dutt, Kriti Sanon and Madhuri Dixit in pivotal roles.

With a glorious tagline, 'The Great Betrayal,' 'Panipat' is set to release on December 6, 2019. (ANI)

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