India’s collective heart is full after badminton star PV Sindhu won the silver medal in the women’s singles match at the Rio Olympics. In a bravely-fought thriller of a match, Sindhu lost to Spain’s Carolina Marin. At home, stars like Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan were watching and saluted the 21-year-old on Twitter.
Rajinikanth, who rarely tweets, declared himself a fan of the young player. His tweet had been retweeted over 14,000 times. Big B, who has been following the Rio Games closely, thanked Sindhu for bringing India glory.
Hats off to you #PVSindhu …. I have become a great fan of yours … Congratulations !
— Rajinikanth (@superstarrajini) August 19, 2016
T 2353 –#PVSindhu you played your heart out ! All of India is so so proud of you .. Thank for giving us that moment of pride !!!
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 19, 2016
— Mahesh Babu (@urstrulyMahesh) 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
— Hrithik Roshan (@iHrithik) August 19, 2016
— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) August 19, 2016
— AKIRA/Sonakshi Sinha (@sonakshisinha) August 19, 2016
#PVSindhu has brought so much happiness to an entire country. Hard work and determination always pays off so much to learn from her
— Varun dhawan (@Varun_dvn) August 19, 2016
— Sidharth Malhotra (@S1dharthM) August 19, 2016
— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones) August 19, 2016
Sindhu 🙂 what a champion. #fighter history made. This is just the beginning. The nation loves you. We are all so proud of you
— Dhanush (@dhanushkraja) August 19, 2016
Congrats, Sindhu Very well done…
— A.R.Rahman (@arrahman) August 19, 2016
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) August 19, 2016
@RichaChadha_ agar champion ban na hai toh second place se nafrat honi chahiye
— tapan joshi (@tapanjoshi28) August 19, 2016
— soha ali khan (@sakpataudi) August 19, 2016
— Dia Mirza (@deespeak) August 19, 2016
We are proud of you….@Pvsindhu1 Olympic Silver Medal holder: True Champ – well played –
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) August 19, 2016
— Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk) August 19, 2016
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