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Epic moment! Passengers welcome ISRO chief K Sivan in flight; Netizens call him ‘real hero’

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 5 October 2019, 17:49 IST

Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) chairman K Sivan, the proud of the nation, has been hitting headlines for his commendable work for ISRO’s Chandrayaan 2 mission. Also, he has become the celebrity of the nation.

Recently, a video is doing the round on social media platform, in which Sivan can be seen receiving the welcome from passengers in Indigo flight.
The affection that he received from passengers proved that he is the hero of the country.

In the video, people can be seen taking a selfie with the Indian Scientist and also taking his autograph.

The video was shared on Twitter by author Shaifali Vaidya with a caption, “It is so heartening to see ISRO chief #Sivan sir being given a hero's reception in a flight!!”

See video:


The 90-second video was captured in an Indigo flight. When the cabin crew in the flight realized the presence of K Sivan then, they started taking selfies with him. Soon, the rest passengers on board recognize ISRO chief and started taking his pictures.

While turning back to his seat, the entire flight applauded K Sivan.

His expression and simplicity have sought the attention of netizens.
Many users have compared him with Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.

Check out reactions:


ISRO launched its second lunar mission on July 22, 2019 and on 7th September, ISRO lost its contact with the Vikaram Lander. After announcing the painful news, Sivan was spotted in teary eyes and also PM Modi consoled him and applauded him and his team for the efforts.

Also Read: Chandrayaan 2 latest update: ‘Orbiter performing very well’, says K Sivan

First published: 5 October 2019, 14:50 IST