After Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu clinched a silver medal in women’s 49kg class in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics, celebs took to social media to congratulate the sportswoman and celebrate India’s to start with medal at the 2020 Olympics.
Hailing from Manipur, the 26-yr-previous is a Padma Shri awardee and was honoured with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in 2018. She lifted a total of 202kg (87kg+115kg) to turn into the 2nd Indian weightlifter just after Karnam Malleswari, who won a bronze in 2000 Sydney Olympics, to earn a medal for the state.
Taapsee Pannu quoted a information report about the win on Twitter and wrote, “And we begin !!!!!! Appear on India 🙌🏼.”
Raveena Tandon shared on Twitter, “#proudindianwomen.”
Saiyami Kher tweeted, “YESSSSSS Sporting activities medal #MirabaiChanu #Olympics.”
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) July 24, 2021
Filmmaker Venkat Prabhu shared, “First medal for #teamindia happy minute!! Thank q @mirabai_chanu #silver #Weightlifting more to occur!! 🤞🏼.”
Kritika Kamra also celebrated the acquire by sharing a information report about the earn.
Singer-composer Vishal Dadlani tweeted, “Congratulations, India! However yet again, an Indian Woman provides us worldwide sporting acclaim! #MirabaiChanu wins an #OlympicSilver! Jai Hind!!!”
— VISHAL DADLANI (@VishalDadlani) July 24, 2021
Actor-politician Ravi Kishan tweeted, “What a acquire ….congratulations Mirabai chanu.”
Director Anubhav Sinha tweeted, “#MirabaiChanu. Manipur, India. ZINDABAD!!!”
— Anubhav Sinha (@anubhavsinha) July 24, 2021
Sunny Deol reported, “Great beginning @mirabai_chanu. Congratulations India. #MirabaiChanu #IndiaAtTokyo2020.”
Actor Sophie Choudry tweeted, “Woohoo!! Congratulations #MirabaiChanu 👏🏼👏🏼🇮🇳🇮🇳💪🏼 Stadiums may perhaps be empty but a billion men and women are cheering!!!! Occur on #TeamIndia #Olympics #OlympicGames #Tokyo2020.”
Malayalam film actor Tovino Thomas wrote, “India’s Initially Medal at Tokyo Olympics! 🤩#MirabaiChanu.”
Congratulations #MirabaiChanu for opening our account in the #OlympicGames with your #silver thank you for all your challenging get the job done and that competitive spirit 🤗#Olympics 👏🏽👏🏽 pic.twitter.com/VaEkDGwRuI
— Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) July 24, 2021
Randeep Hooda shared, “Congratulations #MirabaiChanu for opening our account in the #OlympicGames with your #silver thank you for all your really hard do the job and that aggressive spirit 🤗 #Olympics 👏🏽👏🏽.”
Pranitha Subhash wrote, “What an exceptional opening by #MirabaiChanu! Initial time ever India’s secured a medal on the first day of Tokyo Olympics. A promising start out. #Weightlifting #Cheers4India #silver.”
Dia Mirza tweeted, “This is valuable #MirabaiChanu 🇮🇳🙌🏼 @mirabai_chanu. Results in background by profitable Olympic silver for #Weightlifting #Cheer4India #TeamIndia #Tokyo2020 #Olympics.”
Kareena Kapoor Khan congratulated Mirabai by means of an Instagram story. “You’ve made India so happy, Mirabai Chanu,” she wrote.
Disha Patani wrote in her personal Instagram story: “Thank you for building us proud.”
Swara Bhasker wrote in an Instagram story, “SO quite a few congratulations #MirabaiChanu !!!!!! Could you go looooong and strong!!!! #Tokyo2020 #Olympics.”
Abhishek Bachchan tweeted, “Congratulations @mirabai_chanu on bringing India a silver medal in weightlifting and supplying us a solid start!💪🏻🇮🇳 #TokyoOlympics #Cheer4India. @WeAreTeamIndia.”
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) July 24, 2021
Suniel Shetty wrote, “Congratulations @mirabai_chanu. The nation is so very pleased of you!!”
Kunal Kemmu tweeted, “Congratulations #MirabaiChanu 🇮🇳👏🏻🥈 #Cheer4India #Olympics #TeamIndia.”
Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub tweeted, “Way to go #MirabaiChanu ….#Tokyo2020.”
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Riteish Deshmukh wrote, “Congratulations #mirabai & thank you for producing India proud. #Olympics #silver – Jai Hind #MirabaiChanu.”
Tahir Raj Bhasin tweeted, “What a super feat ! Congratulations @mirabai_chanu. Salute to your commitment, journey and this instant of glory 👏🏼💫 #MirabaiChanu #Weightlifting #Tokyo2020.”