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Priyanka, Big B, Anushka Sharma celebrate Mary Kom’s sixth World Championships gold win

Bollywood celebrates Mary Kom's sixth gold at the World Championship. From Priyanka Chopra to Amitabh Bachchan, wishes pour in for the boxer.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 25, 2018 3:22:32 pm
amitabh bachchan with mary kom Amitabh Bachchan congratulated Mary Kom on her sixth gold medal. (Photo: Instagram/amitabhbachchan)

Mary Kom has once again made India proud by winning a gold medal at the World Championship for the sixth time. As the boxer celebrates her win, Bollywood also hailed the mother of three. Priyanka Chopra, who portrayed Mary Kom’s life on screen in Omung Kumar’s 2014 directorial, took to Twitter and wished the sportstar. Her tweet read, “Wow! Only you could do it!! What an achievement… the first female boxer to win the #WorldChampionship for an unprecedented 6th time! Congratulations… It’s a proud moment for the nation & you are and always will be my inspiration.. Here’s to #MagnificentMary 💪🏼”

Hrithik Roshan wrote, “Already up to 6, and she’s just begun! More and more power to you, Mary Kom!”

Amitabh Bachchan shared how he considers Mary Kom gloves, that she gifted to Big B, as a gold medal. He wrote, “I ever value your BOXING GLOVES that you gifted me ! they are MY gold medals.”

Mary Kom, who won a gold medal in the World Championship for the sixth time on Saturday, had previously won gold in 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2010, respectively.

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