Rio Olympics 2016: Check out Salman Khan’s gesture of appreciation for Indian athletes

As a gesture of appreciation, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has decided to present each of the Indian athletes with a cheque of Rs1,01,000.

Last Updated: Aug 18, 2016, 08:24 AM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: Check out Salman Khan’s gesture of appreciation for Indian athletes

Mumbai: Indian athletes are putting their best foot forward at the ongoing Rio Olympic Games. Wrestler Sakshi Malik clinched bronze to open India's medal account on Wednesday. The nation is thrilled and is looking forward to the seeing our sportsmen perform at the mega sporting event.

And as a gesture of appreciation, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has decided to honour each of the Indian athletes with a cheque of Rs1,01,000.

Check out Salman’s tweets here:

“As a gesture of appreciation for our Olympic athletes, I will present each one with a cheque of Rs1,01,000 (sic).”

“The government is very supportive of sports . Each of us can also do our bit to encourage a sports nation(sic).”