Bollywood celebrities pour best wishes for power-lifter Mirabai Chanu, as she bags the first silver medal for India at Tokyo Olympics.
Mirabai Chanu ended India’s 21-year wait for a weightlifting medal at the Olympics by clinching a silver medal in the 49kg category to open the country’s account here on Saturday and entire entertainment industry is buzzing with best wishes for her.
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Celebrities such as Venkat Prabhu, Saiyami Kher, Sonam Kapoor, Nikita Dutta, Pranitha Subhash and more took to their social media profiles and wished the weight-lifter.
Bhuj – The Pride Of India debutante Pranitha Subhash shared, “What an outstanding opening by #MirabaiChanu! First time ever India’s secured a medal on the first day of Tokyo Olympics. A promising start. #Weightlifting #Cheers4India #silver”
Diva Sonam Kapoor also cheered the win, she shared, “Great start! Amazing job!”
Filmmaker Venkat Prabhu wrote, “First medal for #teamindia proud moment!! Thank q @mirabai_chanu #silver #Weightlifting more to come!!”
Actor Saiyami Kher shared, “YESSSSSS Sports medal #MirabaiChanu #Olympics”
Nikita Dutta wrote, “We have a champion on day 1 itself!!! Congratulations @mirabai_chanu Thank you for making us proud! Go @WeAreTeamIndia”
After winning the silver medal, Mirabai broke into a dance too to celebrate the historic podium finish, which is going viral right now.