Watch: 19 Year-Old Boy Runs 10 KM On His Way Back Home After Work, Says He Wants To Join Army

New Delhi: A video of a 19-year-old boy running on a Noida street at midnight has gone viral. If you’re wondering why the run has gotten so much attention, it’s because of his encounter with filmmaker Vinod Kapri.

Mr Kapri’s video of the boy’s run, which he posted on Twitter on Sunday evening, has already received over 4 million views. Despite being drenched in perspiration, the runner declines the filmmaker’s offer of a ride home.

Pradeep Mehra, 19, turned down the filmmaker’s offer of a ride since he intends to join the Indian Army. After finishing his shift at McDonald’s, he tells the filmmaker that he was rushing home.

The Uttarakhand boy also tells Mr Kapri that he has to wake up at 8 am every day to cook food and has no time to train in the morning. He runs a 10-km stretch daily, from his work in Noida’s Sector 16 to his home in Barola, where he stays with his elder brother.

When asked about where Pradeep’s parents were , he said his mom was unwell and is been hospitalised.

Mr Kapri today shared another clip of Mr Mehra’s run on Twitter with the caption, “Watch #PradeepMehra’s 20-second SPRINT to lift your Monday SPIRITS.”

Commenters revere Pradeep Mehra’s unwavering resolve and can-do attitude towards unquestionably hardy circumstances. The video also caught the attention of singer-rapper Badshah too.

After the video went viral on social media, the filmmaker went to the McDonald’s outlet and met the 19-year-old again. He told Mr Mehra about how much love he was getting from everyone.

Mr Kapri’s video comes to an end with a caption reading, “Pradeep’s story will inspire millions.”

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