PV Sindhu wins bronze at Tokyo Olympics: Akshay Kumar, Mahesh Babu, Lakshmi Manchu and other Tollywood actors hail the badminton ‘Tigress’

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It was proud moment for India as the ace badminton player PV Sindhu won bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics. With her coveted glory, Sindhu has now become the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals consecutively. She had won silver at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Congratulations have poured in from all parts of the country, including her hometown Hyderabad where people are currently beaming with pride. Tollywood celebrities didn’t hold back from expressing their joy.
Taking their excitement and joy to social media, Mahesh Babu tweeted, “Yet another historic win.. by one of India’s best!! Congratulations on winning the bronze @Pvsindhu1! Immensely happy and proud! #Tokyo2020.” Actor Varun Tej wrote, “Congrats @Pvsindhu1 on the win at #TokyoOlympics You made the country proud once again!” while actor Rahul Ravindran tweeted, “Yesss! Tigress becomes the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals!”
Akshay Kumar wrote, “You did it again, #PVSindhu ! What focus and determination. Congratulations on bringing home the bronze! #Tokyo2020 #Cheer4India.” While Mammootty tweeted, “Congratulations to @Pvsindhu1 for creating history by becoming the first Indian woman to win two individual Olympic Medals Clapping hands sign. You have made India proud , Once Again.”

Congratulations to @Pvsindhu1 for creating history by becoming the first Indian woman to win two individual Olympic Medals ??
You have made India proud , Once Again#PVSindhu #Tokyo2020 #Olympics pic.twitter.com/5CA1COP5YX

Mammootty (@mammukka) August 1, 2021

You did it again, #PVSindhu ! What focus and determination. Congratulations on bringing home the bronze! #Tokyo2020 #Cheer4India pic.twitter.com/2xSQSq1Kdd

Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) August 1, 2021

What a trailblazer! #PVSindhu ?? pic.twitter.com/H2dNwOR5tS

Prithviraj Sukumaran (@PrithviOfficial) August 1, 2021

Lakshmi Manchu too hailed Sindhu for her Olympics win and told IANS, “I am so happy to be alive to witness such greatness in sports by women in this Olympics. She has set a benchmark for all girls in India. I am proud to say that my daughter looks up to her and we need more role models like her. She has not just made our country proud but the whole world proud.”
Akhanda actor Pragya Jaiswal said that PV Sindhu is an inspiration to every girl in this country after she won two Olympic medals back to back. Hyderabad-based producer Sharath Chandra, whose co-production Major will soon release, said, “After what Sindhu did, I really hope the one sports class per week in schools will be made one a day and sports is given the respect it deserves in our education system.”