After Priyanka Chopra, who played MC Mary Kom on the silver screen, congratulated the real life boxing champion for winning gold at the 17th Asian Games on Wednesday, other stars of the Hindi film industry also followed suit.
The five-time World Champion, defeated Kazakhstan's Zhaina Shekerbekova 2-0, with one judge scoring the bout 38-38 in Incheon Wednesday. And the film fraternity is thrilled by her victory.
Here's what they tweeted:
Namaskar. Humare desh ki mahila boxer Ms.Mary Kom ji ne Aisan Games me Gold medal jitaa hai. Meri unko bohot shubh kaamanaayein.- Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) October 1, 2014
T 1631 - MARY KOM WINS GOLD ..!! WHAT A FEAT .. PROUD INDIAN ..!!- Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) October 1, 2014
Congratulations to Mary Kom on her gold medal win. #ReachForTheSky- Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) October 1, 2014
Mary Kom Mary Kom Mary Kom zindabad- Shoojit Sircar (@ShoojitSircar) October 1, 2014
Huge congratulations to the relentlessly inspiring Mary Kom for yet again making india proud- sHAhID kapooR (@shahidkapoor) October 1, 2014
Go Mary Kom!!!!!- Virr Das (@thevirdas) October 1, 2014
Mary Kom has done it again! Asian Games Gold! Wow! She is the pride of India!- Milap Zaveri (@zmilap) October 1, 2014
Is #MaryKOM the only sportsperson in the world, to win a gold medal, before & after, a film was made on her?- kunal kohli (@kunalkohli) October 1, 2014