Koppad miraculously survived for six days after being buried under 35 feet of snow and ice and was rescued from the Siachen glacier. He is in coma and battling for life in an army hospital in New Delhi today.

Celebrities like Shatrughan Sinha, Anupam Kher and Sunny Deol have saluted the heroic efforts of the Indian Army, who managed to rescue Koppad.

Here's what B-Town had to say:

Amitabh Bachchan: We pray for him that protects us in extreme circumstances and serves his country, Prayers for L/N Hunumanthappa and his recovery.

Rishi Kapoor: Jako rakhe Saiyaan maar sake na koi! Prayers for you Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad.

Anupam Kher:
Wishing and praying for speedy recovery of our Hero Lance Naik Hanumanthappa. Siachen Miracle.

Sunny Deol: Let us pray for full and speedy recovery of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa. Salute. Siachen Miracle

Shatrugan Sinha:
Full praise also for our action hero PM who immediately went to visit the brave survivor Lance Naik Hanamanthappa. May God be with you.

Aamir Khan:
Praying for the speedy recovery of our brave soldier Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad. Our thoughts are with him, his wife and his family... Kudos to the recovery team who have fought against all odds in the most difficult conditions to bring about this miracle...Our salute to all his comrades whose lives were lost in this calamity. Their sacrifice will never be forgotten. Jai Hind.

Anushka Sharma:
This brings chills down my spine. Heroism is THIS! Pray he recovers fully. Indian army, they never give up.

Gul Panag: Miracles do happen!! Siachen Miracle.


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