Sindhu, I Am Your Fan, Tweets Rajinikanth. Over 18,000 Retweets And Counting

The 21-year-old sportsperson won the silver medal after she lot the final against World No. 1 Carolina Marin. Rajinikanth and Bollywood applauded the player's spirit on Twitter

  | August 20, 2016 17:09 IST (New Delhi)

Image Courtesy: Rajinikanth, PV Sindhu (AFP)


  • P V Sindhu won a silver at Rio Olympics
  • Rajinikanth, Big B tweeted their wishes
  • Salman, Twinkle, Soha, Richa, Dia hailed Sindhu as the star
India's collective heart is full after badminton star PV Sindhu won the silver medal in the women's singles match at the Rio Olympics. In a bravely-fought thriller of a match, Sindhu lost to Spain's Carolina Marin. At home, stars like Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan were watching and saluted the 21-year-old on Twitter.
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.
Salman Khan, who played a wrestler in his last film Sultan, Akshay Kumar and Hrithik Roshan tweeted:
Actors Alia Bhatt, Sonakshi Sinha, Varun Dhawan and Sidharth Malhotra, currently touring USA with the Dream Team concert together, tweeted:
Other congratulatory messages were posted by Akshay Kumar, Twinkle Khanna, Dhanush, A R Rahman, Farhan Akhtar and others.

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