Rajinikanth, who rarely tweets, declared himself a fan of the young player. His tweet had been retweeted over 18,000 times. Big B, who has been following the Rio Games closely, thanked Sindhu for bringing India glory.
Hats off to you #PVSindhu .... I have become a great fan of yours ... Congratulations !? Rajinikanth (@superstarrajini) August 19, 2016
T 2353 -#PVSindhu you played your heart out ! All of India is so so proud of you .. Thank for giving us that moment of pride !!!? Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 19, 2016
Salman Khan, who played a wrestler in his last film Sultan, Akshay Kumar and Hrithik Roshan tweeted:
Saw d finals on tv with my mom and told her I hv a picture with Sindhu . Proud . pic.twitter.com/Ka9JHvnsjT? Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) August 19, 2016
Actors Alia Bhatt, Sonakshi Sinha, Varun Dhawan and Sidharth Malhotra, currently touring USA with the Dream Team concert together, tweeted:
#PVSindhu has brought so much happiness to an entire country. Hard work and determination always pays off so much to learn from her? Varun dhawan (@Varun_dvn) August 19, 2016
Other congratulatory messages were posted by Akshay Kumar, Twinkle Khanna, Dhanush, A R Rahman, Farhan Akhtar and others.
Sindhu :) what a champion. #fighter history made. This is just the beginning. The nation loves you. We are all so proud of you? Dhanush (@dhanushkraja) August 19, 2016
Congrats, Sindhu Very well done...? A.R.Rahman (@arrahman) August 19, 2016
Congratulations PV Sindhu! You're our champ,no matter what! You gave everything you had,you star! You're our SILVER LINING!? RichaChadha (@RichaChadha_) August 19, 2016
We are proud of you....@Pvsindhu1 Olympic Silver Medal holder: True Champ - well played -? Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) August 19, 2016