Chennai: India’s collective heart is full after badminton star PV Sindhu won the silver medal in the women’s singles match at the Rio Olympics. In a bravely-fought thriller of a match, Sindhu lost to Spain’s Carolina Marin. At home, stars like Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan were watching and saluted the 21-year-old on Twitter.
Rajinikanth, who rarely tweets, declared himself a fan of the young player. His tweet had been retweeted over 8,000 times at the writing of this. Big B, who has been following the Rio Games closely, thanked Sindhu for bringing India glory.
Salman Khan, who played a wrestler in his last film Sultan, and Hrithik Roshan tweeted. Actors Alia Bhatt, Sonakshi Sinha, Varun Dhawan and Sidharth Malhotra, currently touring USA with the Dream Team concert together, tweeted: