Tokyo Olympics: Shehnaaz Gill, Priyanka Chopra, Kapil Sharma and others shower praises on Neeraj Chopra after he wins a Gold medal


History was created at Tokyo Olympics by India. Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra brought a gold medal for India. He became the first from India to win a gold medal in track and field at the Tokyo Olympics. Neeraj Chopra who is a farmer’s son from Khandra village near Panipat in Haryana produced a second-round throw of 87.58m in the finals and ended India’s 100-year wait for a track and field medal in the Olympics. This is India’s first gold in this Olympics. Neeraj joined shooter Abhinav Bindra (2008 Beijing Games) as India’s individual gold winners in the showpiece. The whole of India is proud of Neeraj. Bollywood celebs and television personalities took to social media to congratulate the winner and showered praises on him. Take a look at the tweets here:

Congratulations #India ??? we r so proud of you @Neeraj_chopra1 #goldmedal #Tokyo2020 ?????? god bless ?

Kapil Sharma (@KapilSharmaK9) August 7, 2021


.@Neeraj_chopra1 has created history at the #TokyoOlympics. A big congratulations to him on winning the #gold. Overjoyed! #NeerajChopra

Gautam Rode (@gautam_rode) August 7, 2021


It’s a gold ?Heartiest congratulations #NeerajChopra on creating history! ??????

Shehnaaz Gill (@ishehnaaz_gill) August 7, 2021


Naam yaad rehega zindagi bhar of #NeerajChopra !!#Respect the entire country salutes you. !!!#Tokyo2020

Vindu Dara Singh (@RealVinduSingh) August 7, 2021


Neeraj naam hai mera, Neeraj Chopra!

Sunil Grover (@WhoSunilGrover) August 7, 2021


A special day for India ??! Congratulations to the @Neeraj_Chopra1 on winning the 1st #gold ? in the #Athletics men’s javelin final in the #Tokyo2020 #Olympic #NeerajChopra #HindustaniWay #Cheer4India @ananya_birla

A.R.Rahman #99Songs ? (@arrahman) August 7, 2021


Gold!!!! Here’s to creating history. Take it in @Neeraj_chopra1 and congratulations

You make us proud! ?? #NeerajChopra #TeamIndia #Tokyo2020 #Cheer4India
PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) August 7, 2021


It’s a GOLD ?Heartiest Congratulations @Neeraj_chopra1 on creating history. You’re responsible for a billion tears of joy! Well done #NeerajChopra! #Tokyo2020

Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) August 7, 2021


Hearing the National Anthem at the Olympics was such an emotional & proud moment not just for me but for every Indian. Thank u #NeerajChopra for creating History & for bringing home the GOLD?We salute u. Congratulations & God bless. #Tokyo2020 #olympics2020 #Gold #JaiHind #ting

Preity G Zinta (@realpreityzinta) August 7, 2021


GOLD it is. Neeraj chopra is a legend

VarunDhawan (@Varun_dvn) August 7, 2021


HISTORY HAS BEEN MADE! Kudos to @Neeraj_chopra1 for the first-ever athletics gold medal at #TokyoOlympics.@WeAreTeamIndia #Cheer4India

Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) August 7, 2021


What a momentous occasion for us India! Thank you and many congratulations #NeerajChopra for being home the Gold! What an extraordinary performance. Felt emotional and proud when the national anthem played and you received the medal!?? ?? #TokyoOlympics

Shreya Ghoshal (@shreyaghoshal) August 7, 2021


India’s first ever gold in athletics! Absolutely elated and proud! @Neeraj_chopra1’s name is etched in history forever.. Bravo!! ??? #Tokyo2020

Mahesh Babu (@urstrulyMahesh) August 7, 2021


You do us proud boy!!! #NeerajChopra a billion thanks for bringing home the #Gold

Sidharth Shukla (@sidharth_shukla) August 7, 2021


Congratulations @Neeraj_chopra1 on winning the first ever athletics gold medal and creating history . You’ve made the country and all of us very proud.#TeamIndia #Tokyo2020

Allu Arjun (@alluarjun) August 7, 2021


It was a truly GOLDEN performance, what a special day for the country. Thank you @Neeraj_chopra1 for bringing the gold home, what an unparalleled emotion to see this!!! #Tokyo2020 #NeerajChopra

Karan Johar (@karanjohar) August 7, 2021

Truly, Neeraj Chopra has made us all proud. Congratulations to the champ!