Tokyo Olympics were supposed to be held last year but was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic
Anil Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan. Pics/Yogen Shah
Members from the Indian film industry are all praise for weightlifter Mirabai Chanu after she won a silver medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. Actor Anil Kapoor took to Instagram Story and wrote, "Congratulations Mirabai Chanu. This is incredible. #Cheer4India."
Congratulations @mirabai_chanu !!— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) July 24, 2021
This is incredible!! #TeamIndia #Cheer4India #olympics #Tokyo pic.twitter.com/5fNcrgfAjy
Congratulating Mirabai chanu on her win, South star Mahesh Babu tweeted, "Off to a flying start! Huge congratulations to #MirabaiChanu on winning the silver for weightlifting at the #Tokyo2020 Olympics. The action has just begun."
Off to a flying start! Huge congratulations to #MirabaiChanu on winning the silver for weightlifting at the #Tokyo2020 Olympics. The action has just begun! ð®ð³ pic.twitter.com/AYX0gLP38c— Mahesh Babu (@urstrulyMahesh) July 24, 2021
Mirabai Chanu lifted a total of 202 kg (87kg in snatch and 115kg in clean and jerk) during her four successful attempts across the competition. "Congratulations @mirabai_chanu on bringing India a silver medal in weightlifting and giving us a strong start #TokyoOlympics #Cheer4India @WeAreTeamIndia," actor Abhishek Bachchan tweeted.
Congratulations @mirabai_chanu on bringing India a silver medal in weightlifting and giving us a strong start!ðªð»ð®ð³#TokyoOlympics #Cheer4India @WeAreTeamIndia pic.twitter.com/xZa3IBLzap— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) July 24, 2021
Riteish Deshmukh wrote, "Congratulations #mirabai & thank you for making India proud. #Olympics #silver - Jai Hind #MirabaiChanu." Dia Mirza wrote, "This is precious #MirabaiChanu @mirabai_chanu Creates history by winning Olympic silver for #Weightlifting #Cheer4India #TeamIndia."
Congratulations #mirabai & thank you for making India proud. #Olympics #silver - Jai Hind #MirabaiChanu pic.twitter.com/VYbRWZ2evI— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) July 24, 2021
Taapsee Pannu also extended her congratulations. "This name and face we will celebrate for years," she wrote on Instagram Story. "Congratulations Mirabai Chanu on winning our first silver medal at Tokyo olympics," Arjun Kapoor posted on Instagram Story. Kareena Kapoor Khan also expressed her happiness. "Our first medalist is here. You have made India so proud," she posted on Instagram Story.
Tokyo Olympics were supposed to be held last year but was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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