Mumbai: Some of the biggest stars from the film industry applauded the efforts of PV Sindhu, who won a silver medal after putting up a spirited display in the finals of the badminton competition at the Rio Olympics 2016.
The entire nation was glued to the television sets on Friday, cheering for Sindhu, who even won the first set against world no.1 Carolina Marin. She also became the first Indian woman to win a silver medal at the Olympics and her achievement follows wrestler Sakshi Malik’s bronze medal victory this year.
Even megastar Rajinikanth took to Twitter to congratulate Sindhu, along with numerous other celebrities.
Hats off to you #PVSindhu .... I have become a great fan of yours ... Congratulations !— Rajinikanth (@superstarrajini) August 19, 2016
T 2353 - #PVSindhu .. look what you did .. you had 1.25 billion people rooting for you !! That is no mean achievement ! Proud of you !!— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 19, 2016
Saw d finals on tv with my mom and told her I hv a picture with Sindhu . Proud . pic.twitter.com/Ka9JHvnsjT— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) August 19, 2016
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) August 19, 2016