Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini and Anupam Kher called ace Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu a “winner” for making India proud at the World Badminton Championships in Glasgow.
Sindhu won the silver medal, losing to Japanese seventh seed Nozomi Okuhara in the women’s singles final on Sunday. Fourth seed Sindhu lost 19-21, 22-20, 20-22 against the Olympic 2016 bronze medallist Okuhara.
Here’s how celebs reacted on Twitter:
Amitabh Bachchan: P.V. Sindhu you made India proud… You are a champion… Spirit, guts, endurance… For me you won… Never gave up.
Hema Malini: Congratulations Sindhu on winning the silver medal — you put up a great fight and you have done us proud.
Shoojit Sircar: True India will shine high when women take over.. and they are doing it… P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal. Salute.
Sonu Sood: Sindhu… You are a winner. India salutes you. What a match.
Randeep Hooda: No losers here. Sindhu a winner and Nozomi Okuhara a champion. This is epitome of sports other than cricket. Thriller.
Anupam Kher: Jai Ho. Sindhu second Indian to win silver at World Championships.
Onir: Congratulations for a magnificent game Sindhu. Sindhu loses thrilling final, finishes with silver.
Esha Gupta: What a superb player, beauty with ease… Sindhu making us proud.