War veteran Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri passed away at the age of 78.  According to reports, he took his last breath in a private hospital in Mohali. 

Source: The Tribune

He was a Major in the Indian Army during the Indo-Pak war and had managed to hold his post all night long during Longewala battle. He had only 120 men accompanying him against a powerful attack by the Pakistani Army.

Source: India Times

His feat was decorated with honour with the movie Border in 1997. Sunny Deol played the role of the heroic major.

Source: BookMyShow

 The actor took to Instagram, to pay his tribute to the hero. 

He was even awarded with the Maha Vir Chakra for his bravery against the Pakistani tanks and eventually forcing them to turn back.

Source: Beaninspirer

Rest in peace, Brigadier!