After Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu clinched a silver medal in women’s 49kg category in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics, celebrities took to social media to congratulate the sportswoman and celebrate India’s first medal at the 2020 Olympics.
Taapsee Pannu quoted a news report about the win on Twitter and wrote, “And we begin !!!!!! Come on India 🙌🏼.”
Raveena Tandon shared on Twitter, “#proudindianwomen.”
Saiyami Kher tweeted, “YESSSSSS Sports medal #MirabaiChanu #Olympics.”
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Filmmaker Venkat Prabhu shared, “First medal for #teamindia proud moment!! Thank q @mirabai_chanu #silver #Weightlifting more to come!! 🤞🏼.”
Kritika Kamra also celebrated the win by sharing a news report about the win.