Bollywood celebrities including superstar Shah Rukh Khan, Farhan Akhtar and Sonakshi Sinha congratulated tennis star Sania Mirza for becoming the first Indian to win the Wimbledon women’s doubles title with her Swiss partner Martina Hingis.
Shah Rukh, 49, took to Twitter to wish Mirza on her well deserved win.
“And happiness by @MirzaSania & Hingis. Well done well deserved well played. Love to you.”
And happiness by @MirzaSania & Hingis. Well done well deserved well played. Love to you.
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) July 11, 2015
Filmmaker-actor Farhan said, “Outstanding Win! Wow! Congratulations @MirzaSania @mhingis you both rocked centre court today!”
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) July 11, 2015
“Congratulations Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis for winning at Wimbledon. Sania you continue to make us proud,” actor Abhishek wrote.
Congratulations Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis for winning at Wimbledon. Sania you continue to make us proud!
“Happiness, Excitement, Thrill. Pride- Sania you super woman. Congratulations @MirzaSania & @mhingis for winning the Wimbledon,” actor Riteish Deshmukh said.
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) July 12, 2015
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan also tweeted:
T 1928 – You make the country proud ! @MirzaSania .. You make all of us proud !! Congratulations for Wimbledon Championship victory ..!!
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 12, 2015
Actress Sonakshi Sinha said Mirza’s victory was an “honour”.
“Wooo hooo for @MirzaSania and @mhingis!! What a victory, what an honour!”
— Sonakshi Sinha (@sonakshisinha) July 12, 2015
“Bone crunching stuff. Can’t contain my joy! @MirzaSania /Hingis,” actor Boman Irani tweeted.
Actress Huma Qureshi, who was present at Wimbledon, shared a selfie with her brother, Saqib Saleem.
“First time at #Wimbledon and super proud of @MirzaSania… Thankooo for the privilege of watching u on fire #loveher,” the “Ek Thi Daayan” actress captioned the picture.
Actor Rahul Bose called Sania “an inspiration”. “Congratulations @MirzaSania and @mhingis ! Fantastic victory., Sania, you are a real inspiration.”
“Congratulations @MirzaSania and Martina Hingis… Soo proud of you Sania… U keep making us so proud… Have to do a mad dinner soon @Riteishd,” actress Genelia Deshmukh said.
“@MirzaSania You were born to conquer superwoman… Congrats,” actor Sonu Sood wrote.
“Congratulations @MirzaSania @mhingis … On the big win! #girlpower #Wimbledon2015,” actress Neha Dhupia said.
“Congrats @MirzaSania & @mhingis !! Thank you for being such a positive role model for young girls! #girlpower #Wimbledon,” actress Sophie Choudry tweeted.
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