January 27, 2018 12:26 IST

Aiyaary team celebrates Republic Day with BSF jawans

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The cast and crew of Neeraj Pandey's 'Aiyaary' visited the BSF camp in Jaisalmer and spent three days at the training camp, as well as surveillance post at the border. While the training camp was situated within the city of Jaisalmer, the border with the neighboring country was almost two hours away from the city.
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Manoj and Sidharth began their training drill early in the day, as all drills have to start before sunrise. Interestingly temperature was really low in the mornings.
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The physical training included long jump, jumping over 6 feet wall, rope climbing. Sidharth Malhotra also practiced carrying an injured soldier on the shoulder which was monitored by mentor Manoj Bajpayee.
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After several rounds of drills, along with the girls, they learnt the maintenance of guns. How they are taken care of, how to use them.
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Filmmaker Neeraj Pandey along with Manoj Bajpayee, Sidharth Malhotra, Rakul Preet Singh and Pooja Chopra visited all departments, surveillance areas and learnt how a jawan conducts himself, his duties and protects the border.