New Delhi: As Sachin Tendulkar stood and gave his farewell speech to his millions of fans in the stadium and watching him live on television, many had tears in their eyes. The little master got emotional about all his supporters, family and friends.
Even Bollywood celebrities could not stop from shedding a tear or two at Tendulkar’s last appearance. As Sachin spoke cameras zoomed to his many fans wiping off tears. Rahul Bose standing in the pavilion cheered for him while looking very emotional bidding farewell to the cricket legend.
Bose, who is a sport enthusiast, has himself played professional rugby and boxing had previously tweeted “Here`s the thing about sachin`s innings. If it is his last, its good news for India, if it isn`t his last, its good news for Indians.”
Here's the thing about sachin's innings. If it is his last, its good news for India, if it isn't his last, its good news for Indians.
— Rahul Bose (@RahulBose1) November 14, 2013
Other celebrities like Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao, Hrithik Roshan, Prasun Joshi, Kunal Kohli, Kunal Kapur, Rahul Gandhi and others were also present to say goodbye to Sachin Tendulkar in his final match.
Those who were not present wished Sachin via social networks:
T 1295 -The magnetism of Sachin .. before during and after his play, still discussing him .. while others scoring century and halfs ..?!!
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) November 15, 2013
U excel at ur gifts from God u make it 2 History books
U do well in normal goodness of life u make it 2 Heaven
Sach u top both lists. Lov u.
— SHAH RUKH KHAN (@iamsrk) November 16, 2013
I do not think it as unfortunate to see you retire as I think it fortunate to have watched you play. #ThankYouSachin
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) November 16, 2013
He just made me cry with the speech.. #ThankYouSachin
— Shreya Ghoshal (@shreyaghoshal) November 16, 2013
An end of an era.. Thank u Sachin sir...
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) November 16, 2013
The legend Sachin Tendulkar.To see him so gracefully move on,can only wish him 100 fold more happiness then he gave us all.
— arjun rampal (@rampalarjun) November 16, 2013
Watta man , watta journey , watta goodbye! An entire nation weeps watching u walk out of the pitch for the last time! #ThankYouSachin
— Neha Dhupia (@NehaDhupia) November 16, 2013
There never was & there never will B any1 like U! Thank U Sachin 4making me a cricket fan & 4starting my love affair with this game :-) Ting
— Preity zinta (@realpreityzinta) November 16, 2013
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) November 16, 2013