Updated: August 2, 2021 9:27:20 am
India’s star shuttler PV Sindhu has won bronze at Tokyo Olympics. On Sunday, Sindhu defeated China’s He Bingjiao to win her second consecutive medal. With this win, Sindhu became the first Indian female sportsperson to win two medals at Olympics and second Indian Olympian with two medals after wrestler Sushil Kumar. As soon as she won, celebrities took to their respective social media handles to congratulate Sindhu. Samantha Akkineni, Sara Ali Khan, Dulquer Salmaan, Taapsee Pannu, Abhishek Bachchan, Varun Dhawan, Deepika Padukone and others shared their reactions to PV Sindhu’s win.
Samantha Akkineni said she respects PV Sindhu’s “hardwork” and called her “special.” On Instagram stories, she mentioned, “And she does it again. I can’t imagine what this takes. We absolutely love you and respect your hardwork and dedication. You are so special.”
Dulquer Salmaan congratulated PV Sindhu and wrote, “Always making India proud.”
Taapsee Pannu, who celebrates her birthday today, celebrated PV Sindhu’s win. “Our girl is getting home the bronze! She did it! One colour at a time I say! Come on champ @Pvsindhu1. This calls for a celebration! You are one of a kind, let’s celebrate YOU!” she tweeted. Abhishek Bachchan also tweeted congratulatory message for Sindhu. “Congratulations on winning the bronze and also for becoming the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals. You make India proud,” Junior Bachchan’s tweet read.
“It’s the Indian Women showing us the way.. Bravo #PVSindhu !! 1s Indian Woman Olympian to win 2 individual medal at the #OlympicGames #Bronze Champion,” Randeep Hooda mentioned via Twitter.
Here are all the reactions to PV Sindhu’s win:
ஒலிம்பிக் போட்டிகளில் பங்கேற்பதே ஒரு சாதனை. பதக்கம் வெல்வது பெரும்சாதனை. இரண்டு முறை பதக்கம் வெல்வது வரலாற்றுச் சாதனை. புதிய வரலாற்றைப் படைத்த வீரமங்கை பி.வி. சிந்து இந்தியப் பெண்களின் பெருமிதமாகத் திகழ்கிறார். அவரை மனதார வாழ்த்துகிறேன்.@Pvsindhu1 pic.twitter.com/5oowNpAAvY
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) August 1, 2021
So the only team who defeated the Gold Medal winners in Tokyo 2020 men’s doubles badminton are our boys ! I would like to see the glass half full. We have a bright future with @Shettychirag04 and @satwiksairaj
And congratulations Chinese Taipei pair , see u next Olympics :)
— taapsee pannu (@taapsee) July 31, 2021
— BANDLA GANESH. (@ganeshbandla) August 1, 2021
— Sudheer Babu (@isudheerbabu) August 1, 2021
The game had everything! From utter court dominantion to perfectly timed smashes. @Pvsindhu1 bags home the bronze! She’s done it again 🙌🏽
📸: Reuters / Leonhard Foeger pic.twitter.com/bsVCeBQZrj
— Sonali Bendre Behl (@iamsonalibendre) August 1, 2021
Ive never seen an Indian sportsperson displaying such phenomenal skills . With two Olympic medals, @Pvsindhu1 you are not only the Badminton World Champion but the best ever athlete from India in individual sports. Congratulations !!! pic.twitter.com/HLQunZPshJ
— R Sarath Kumar (@realsarathkumar) August 1, 2021
Indian women continue to shine at the Olympics!!
— Rakul Singh (@Rakulpreet) August 1, 2021
Deepika Padukone, Varun Dhawan, Sara Ali Khan and others also shared their reaction to PV Sindhu’s win. Sindhu won a silver medal at Rio Olympics. This is India’s second medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics after weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won silver in women’s 49kg weightlifting on July 24, the first official day of action at the Games.