Updated: July 31, 2021 8:48:02 am
Several Indian film stars on Friday congratulated badminton player PV Sindhu on her latest win at the Tokyo Olympics. Farhan Akhtar, Taapsee Pannu, Suriya, Nithiin and Lakshmi Manchu among others took to social media and expressed pride in Sindhu.
“What a great game @Pvsindhu1!! You had us all on the edge of our seats. Wow!!! All the best for the semi’s ✊🏽 #Tokyo2020 #Badminton #TeamIndia,” Farhan Akhtar tweeted. The actor played athletes in the films Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and Toofan.
Taapsee Pannu, who is set to play a cricketer in Shabaash Mithu, also congratulated PV Sindhu. The actor posted on Twitter, “Through to the semis @Pvsindhu1 bring it home !!!!!!!” Lakshmi Manchu wrote on Twitter, “What a thrilling match! Our girl @Pvsindhu1 was on 🔥 Semi-Finals here we come..”
Here are all the celebs who expressed excitement for PV Sindhu on social media.
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) July 30, 2021
Through to the semis @Pvsindhu1 bring it home !!!!!!! 💪🏼🇮🇳
— taapsee pannu (@taapsee) July 30, 2021
Woooow! Rockstar brilliant!!! https://t.co/DIrph68IHZ
— Suriya Sivakumar (@Suriya_offl) July 30, 2021
It’s such a proud moment for India to see @Pvsindhu1 entering into the semi finals..congratulations and All the very best! 🤗
— nithiin (@actor_nithiin) July 30, 2021
— Manoj Manchu🙏🏻❤️ (@HeroManoj1) July 30, 2021
— Anil Ravipudi (@AnilRavipudi) July 30, 2021
— Lakshmi Manchu (@LakshmiManchu) July 30, 2021
— Bobby (@dirbobby) July 30, 2021
— Gopichandh Malineni (@megopichand) July 30, 2021
In a thrilling 56-minute women’s singles badminton quarter-final clash, PV Sindhu defeated Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi, making way for her entry into the semi-final.
The 26-year-old shuttler previously won a silver at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
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