Bollywood heaps praises on Sakshi Malik for making India proud
Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities praised the Indian Wrestler Sakshi Malik for bringing laurels to the nation by winning the Bronze medal at the ongoing Rio Olympics 2016 event.
From megastar Amitabh Bachchan to filmmakers including Karan Johar and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, all took to the celebrity mouthpiece Twitter to congratulate India’s star daughter.
Malik won a Bronze medal in Women's Freestyle 58kg category on Wednesday.
Below is who said what for Sakshi Malik:
Amitabh Bachchan: The women of India doing us so proud, especially in wrestling...Sakshi you made us proud Indians! Come on!
Akshay Kumar: Here comes the first! Thank you and congratulations. You're the reason for a billion smiles today.
Anil Kapoor: Congratulations Sakshi Malik! Stars like you make India shine.
Ajay Devgn: We want you to know that India loves you. Go girl...We celebrate you with pride.
Karan Johar: The innocent smile of achievement and our smile is of immense pride... Sakshi Malik is the hope for the future.
Madhur Bhandarkar: Salute to the daughter of India for overcoming challenges and bringing cheers to millions of Indians by winning the first medal.
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra: Today you inspire 125 crore and many more. The nations salutes you.
Riteish Deshmukh: The Indian flag flies high. You have made every Indian proud. Congratulations on the Olympic Bronze.
Siddharth Malhotra: Thank you! Our new and deserving star! What a day for women and women's wrestling in our country!
Manoj Bajpayee: Congratulations Sakshi Malik. Entire nation is rejoicing on your achievement. Thank you.
Dia Mirza: What a wonderful picture of Victory.
Ayushmann Khurrana: And India gets a medal in Olympics. Woman power! Hail Sakshi Malik!
Vishal Dadlani: Congratulations Sakshi Malik! Congratulations India! Woohoo!
Aditi Rao Hydari: Congratulations Sakshi Malik. Girl power on Raksha bandhan.
Rahul Bose: Saw Sakshi Malik on the mat yesterday. Terrific tenacity and power. Congratulations!
Suniel Shetty: Painting Rio tricolour! So proud. Sakshi Malik.
Neha Dhupia: I salute the woman, the athlete and the Indian in you. What a fantastic win and what a glorious moment. Congratulations.
Milap Zaveri: Sakshi Malik does India proud by winning our first medal at Rio! Congrats on the bronze! More power to you!
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