Bollywood celebrities, who were glued to the television as they cheered for India in the World Cup cricket clash against Pakistan, have congratulated the men in blue for their maiden win in the tournament.
India again emerged victorious against Pakistan at the Adelaide, Australia by winning the sixth consecutive World Cup game since the rivalry started way back in 1992.
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who today made his live cricket commentary, tweeted:
T 1770 – Well played INDIA .. entire team showed resolve, talent and determination ..!! May you continue such onwards .. JAI HIND !!
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 15, 2015
Actress Alia Bhatt tweeted:
— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) February 15, 2015
Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar, who is an avid cricket fan, said, “Namaskar. I congratulate Indian cricket team from my heart for their win.”
“Its great to start on a winning wicket. Hope the guys keep up the good show all through,” posted Preity Zinta, co-owner of IPL team Kings XI Punjab.
Anupam Kher tweeted, “JAI HO. Touch Wood. #GreatStart.”
“Bleeding blue… What a start… Way to go team India…!! #ProudDesi,” tweeted Sushant Singh Rajput, who is all set to star as Indian skipper MS Dhoni in an upcoming biopic.
Kabir Bedi tweeted, “Brilliant victory for India! A beautifully played match! A billion of us rejoice! #IndvsPak #WorldCup2015.”
“Woke up watching #IndvsPak match today. This is what I call a perfect Sunday and perfect start to the World Cup,” wrote Ajay Devgn.
Devgn’s ‘Action Jackson’ co-star Sonakshi Sinha tweeted, “Yay! We won.”
Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar wrote, “And THE WINNING STREAK CONTINUES! 6-0! Champions play like champions! MEN IN BLUE, TAKE A BOW! #JAIHIND #WeWontGiveItBack #indiavspak (Sic).”