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Film stars congratulate Sindhu on winning Silver at Olympics

PTI Mumbai | Updated on January 27, 2018

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Calling her the pride of the nation, Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Salman Khan and AR Rahman, among other celebrities have congratulated Indian woman shuttler PV Sindhu on winning a silver medal at the Rio Olympics.

Bachchan in his message for Sindhu said she played her heart out and made her country proud.

“#PVSindhu you played your heart out ! All of India is so so proud of you.. Thank for giving us that moment of pride !!!,” the “Piku” star wrote.

In another post he mentioned, “#PVSindhu.. Look what you did.. You had 1.25 billion people rooting for you !! That is no mean achievement ! Proud of you !!.”

Rajinikanth said he has become a great fan of the 21-year-old badminton player.

“Hats off to you #PVSindhu.... I have become a great fan of yours... Congratulations!,” he wrote.

Salman posted a picture of himself with Sindhu on Twitter and captioned it, “Saw the finals on TV with my mother and told her I have a picture with Sindhu. Proud.”

Rahman said, “Congrats, Sindhu Very well done.”

“Just 21 & all eyes were on her! Sindhu almost did it for India but lost to World #1 Marin. She’s not empty handed, she’s got the Olym silver,” actress-politician Hema Malini posted on Twitter.

Actress Vidya Balan said, “What a girl! What a game! Truly inspiring... Godbless Sindhu!!”

Farhan Akhtar congratulated Sindhu and said that the silver medal is just a start for her career.

“Congratulations #PVSindhu.. so happy for you and your corner.. this silver medal is just the beginning.. Shine On!! #Olympics2016,” Akhtar tweeted.

Actress Anushka Sharma praised the sportsman spirit of Sindhu and lauded her performance in the match against Spanish woman shuttler Carolina Marin.

“What a game! Congratulations @Pvsindhu1 on the Silver.

Much much respect for your spirited performance and sportswomanship #PVSindhu,” she wrote.

Actor Hrithik Roshan said, “I was on the edge of my seat.

What a game & what an athlete. PV Sindhu! You have won our hearts. #proud.”

“Jeete RIO. God Bless! P.V.Sindhu. Badminton. Women’s.

Silver,” Rishi Kapoor tweeted.

Lyricist Javed Akhtar tweeted, “Congratulations and thank you Sindhu.”

Filmmaker Prakash Jha posted, “We like silver ! And we love you Sindhu!! What an achievement @Pvsindhu1.”

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