PV Sindhu Wins World Badminton Championship 2019: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, SRK, Aamir Khan congratulate ace shuttler
PV Sindhu has scripted history by defeating Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in the BWF World Championships and won gold on Sunday
Bollywood fraternity have showered praises on Indian ace shuttler PV Sindhu, who has scripted history by defeating Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in the BWF World Championships. The celebrities have extended their wishes and congratulated the badminton star for becoming the first Indian to win the title on Sunday.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was among many personalities to wish Sindhu on her achievement. Taking up to Instagram, Aishwarya posted a throwback picture of her and Aaradhya posing with PV Sindhu.
Check out Aishwarya's congratulatory post here
Other celebs who have come forward to congratulate Sindhu include Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Karan Johar, among many others.
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Shah Rukh Khan termed Sindhu as an 'exceptional talent.'
Congratulations @Pvsindhu1 for winning the Gold at the BWF World Championships... Making us proud as a nation with your exceptional talent. Keep creating history!
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) August 25, 2019
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) August 25, 2019
Amitabh Bachchan called it an 'incredible moment for India'
T 3269 - PV Sindhu .. !! Champion of the World , Badminton .. such an incredibly proud moment for INDIA .. just so honoured to have spent sometime with you at KBC ..
YOU PERSEVERED AND NEVER GAVE UP ! THAT IS THE SPIRIT OF INDIA AND OF CHAMPIONS SUCH AS YOURSELF
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 25, 2019
Tapsee Pannu took to Twitter to laud Sindhu's game.
— taapsee pannu (@taapsee) August 25, 2019
— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) August 25, 2019
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) August 25, 2019
Veteran actor Anupam Kher called Sindhu's journey 'inspirational'.
Congratulations dearest @Pvsindhu1 for becoming the world champion. Your victory makes Indians all over the world so so proud. Thank you for giving us reasons to rejoice. Your journey is greatly inspirational. Jai Ho and Jai Hind. pic.twitter.com/SgXmGkB6qM
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) August 25, 2019
(With inputs from Asian News International)
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