Last night was indeed the most glorious moment for Indians as we witnessed a historic win at Rio Olympics
PV Sindhu, first Indian women, to strike for a silver medal in badminton after Sakshi Malik won a bronze in wrestling. This was surely the most epic moment for every India across the globe.
Sindhu lost to Spain's Carolina Marin. While back in hometown, stars like Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan were seen watching the match and post the announcement of medal went gaga over it. B-town along with social media followers went berserk and congratulated the 21 year old star.
One of the most surprising posts came from south superstar Rajinikant who rarely on social media is declared being fan of PV Sindhu. While we are aware of Rajinikanth's huge fan following, when he congratulated the badminton star it was indeed epic.
Rajnikant's post read, “Hats off to you #PVSindhu .... I have become a great fan of yours ... Congratulations!
As Amitabh Bachchan is constantly encouraging the participants at Rio Olympics be it Sakshi Malik to now PV Sindhu after the win he wrote, “#PVSindhu you played your heart out ! All of India is so so proud of you .. Thank for giving us that moment of pride !!!
Yet again he couldn't hold his excitement and shared, “#PVSindhu .. look what you did .. you had 1.25 billion people rooting for you !! That is no mean achievement! Proud of you!!
Many B-town actors too congratulated Silver Star PV Sindhu.
Hrithik Roshan wrote, “I was on the edge of my seat. What a game & what an athlete. PV Sindhu! You have won our hearts. #proud.”
Shah Rukh Khan, who is in US for his son Aryan's orientation made sure he congratulates the winning streak of sports girls and wrote, “Sakshi….Sindhu…. Dono ko Salaam!”
RUSTOM star Akshay Kumar wrote, “Lead India to glory @Pvsindhu1 !!! What an achievement reaching the final...India is proud !!!”
Alia Bhatt posted, “You go girl!!!!! Making EVERY one of us proud!!!! Congratulations #PVSindhu #SinduWinsSilver #Rio2016 shineeee onnnnnnn.”
AKIRA girls Sonakshi Sinha posted, “ #girlpower all the way!!! @DipaKarmakar, @SakshiMalik and @Pvsindhu1 ...You made us SO proud!!!”
DISHOOM star Varun Dhawan's happiness has no bounds as he wrote, “#PVSindhu has brought so much happiness to an entire country. Hard work and determination always pays off so much to learn from her.”
While BAAR BAAR DEKHO actor Sidharth Malhotra wrote, “Proud of #PVSindhu for winning us the Silver.More power to you Respect! #RioOlympics2016.”
Director Farhan Akhtar wrote, “Congratulations #PVSindhu .. so happy for you and your corner.. this silver medal is just the beginning.. Shine On!! #Olympics2016.”
Suniel Shetty wrote, “Can't wait to watch @Pvsindhu1 smashing for gold at 350 plus km/hr ! You Go Girl! #Rio2016.”
Actor turned columnist Twinkle Khanna wrote, “She played magnificently and made India proud #PVSindhu #GirlCrush.”
South Star Dhanush wrote, “Sindhu :) what a champion. #fighter history made. This is just the beginning. The nation loves you. We are all so proud of you.”
Ace singer A.R. Rahman wrote, “Congrats, Sindhu Very well done...”
Richa Chadda posted, “Congratulations PV Sindhu! You're our champ,no matter what! You gave everything you had,you star! You're our SILVER LINING!”
Soha Ali Khan posted, “You played like a champion @Pvsindhu1 and gave it your all!! You didn't just win the silver, you won our hearts.”
Dia Mirza posted, “That's sportsmanship SO PROUD @Pvsindhu1! Congratulations #Marin #Esp and #Ind #Badminton #Rio2016 #Olympics.”
BANJO actor Ritiesh Deshmukh posted, “We are proud of you....@Pvsindhu1 Olympic Silver Medal holder: True Champ - well played.”
Ayushman Khurana wrote, “You represented india at the highest level. Played the game of ur best calibre. She's rank 1 & you fought like an equal.”
MOHENJO DARO actress Pooja Hedge opined, “@Pvsindhu1 a fantastic match was played. Well done. Truly well done.”
Congratulations PV Sindhu!