As the Indian badminton player P.V. Sindhu clinched the silver medal in the women’s singles competition of the Rio Olympics, Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Karan Johar, Sridevi and Rishi Kapoor lauded the 21-year-old’s historic feat.
Judging by the recent interest of biopics, will there be one on this sports woman who has earned a special place in Indian history?
They called her the “golden girl” as she has made “all Indians very proud”.
Here is what the celebrities had to say:
Amitabh Bachchan: P.V. Sindhu look what you did. You had 1.25 billion people rooting for you! That is no mean achievement! Proud of you! You played your heart out. All of India is so so proud of you… Thanks for giving us that moment of pride!
Mahesh Bhatt: P.V. Sindhu creates history! Girl power rules. Bravo!
Sridevi: Congratulations on your achievement. You have made all Indians very proud.
Anupam Kher: Landed back in Mumbai to the great news of P.V. Sindhu’s silver medal. Will be proud to take selfies with both Sakshi and Sindhu. Icons.
Hrithik Roshan: I was on the edge of my seat. What a game and what an athlete. You have won our hearts. Proud.
Varun Dhawan: P.V. Sindhu has brought so much happiness to an entire country. Hard work and determination always pays off… so much to learn from her. – CINEWS