Bollywood celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan and Priyanka Chopra have congratulated Indian woman shuttler P.V. Sindhu on her Olympic win. Sindhu assured the country of at least a silver medal after thrashing Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in the women's singles badminton semi-final at the Rio Olympics on Thursday. Here's what the celebrities had to say about her win:
Amitabh Bachchan: P.V. Sindhu...aapne 'bolne walon' ki bolti bund kar di... karm bolta hai aur wo kabhi kabhi 'kalam' ko bhi hara deta hai! BADHAI!
Shah Rukh Khan: Sakshi..Sindhu..Dono ko Salaam!
Aamir Khan: Way to go Sindhu! Congratulations! You have made India proud! All the very best for the finals. Love.a.
Priyanka Chopra: P.V. Sindhu and Aditi Ashok were amazing at the Rio Olympics. Congratulations and yaaay. Go India. Girl Power.
Anushka Sharma: What a day it's been! First Sakshi Malik and now P.V. Sindhu in finals. Here comes another medal. Silver haath mein Gold nazar mein (Silver in hand and gold in eyes). All the best.
Madhuri Dixit-Nene: Another medal assured Rio 2016. Congrats P.V. Sindhu ...Go for gold.
Karan Johar: P.V. Sindhu...more power to girl power! Rio 2016
Ashish Chowdhry: Now hopin to catch P.V. Sindhu live at 6.30pm. Praying she'll be the first Indian woman to bag individual Gold. Biggest Indian badminton match! Rio 2016.
Nandita Das: If you missed hearing Manto story Dus Rupaye last night...For now watch P.V. Sindhu - So amazing!! So inspiring!
Madhur Bhandarkar: One more girl makes India proud. Congrats P.V. Sindhu for storming into the badminton finals. Wish you the very best Go For Gold. Rio2016.
Riteish Deshmukh: P.V. Sindhu and Aditi Ashok shine at the Rio Olympics - prayers and best wishes with them Go INDIA.
Sonu Sood: P.V. Sindhu we are proud of you. Salute. Rio 2016. Badminton.
Soha Ali Khan: Congratulations P.V Sindhu on a superb victory and all the very best for the finals!! Go For Gold!! Rio Olympics 2016. P.V. Sindhu. No Pressure.
Esha Gupta: Loving how our girls are putting us on the world map...Girl Power P.V. Sindhu. Good Luck.
Tahir Raj Bhasin: Awesome! P.V. Sindhu wins. India's women show the world how it's done! We're on a roll. Congratulations. Rio 2016.
Rahul Bose: Absolutely fantastic P. V. Sindhu Brilliant badminton! Rio 2016 badminton.