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PV Sindhu lifts maiden India Open Super Series title, wishes galore on social media

PV Sindhu lifts maiden India Open Super Series title, wishes galore on social media

From Sachin Tendulkar to Amitabh Bachchan, celebrities sent their congratulatory messages to the shuttler but her reply PM Modi's parody account added a rather unexpected oops factor.

Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan thank PV Sindhu for making India proud

Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan thank PV Sindhu for making India proud

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and superstar Shah Rukh Khan have congratulated newly-crowned India Open Super Series champion PV Sindhu on her win and thanked her for making the country proud.

India Open Super Series: Winning crucial first game against Carolina Marin was important, says PV Sindhu

India Open Super Series: Winning crucial first game against Carolina Marin was important, says PV Sindhu

Sindhu rated India Open as one of the important tournaments in her itinerary.

India Open: Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar hail PV Sindhu for defeating Carolina Marin in final

India Open: Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar hail PV Sindhu for defeating Carolina Marin in final

Out of the 11 occasions that both these superstars clashed, Sindhu has now won eight times.

India Open Super Series semi-final: PV Sindhu vs Sung Ji-Hyun - As it happened...

India Open Super Series semi-final: PV Sindhu vs Sung Ji-Hyun - As it happened...

With no other Indian left in the fray, the 21-year-old will need to keep her calm and play the best possible badminton against the second seeded Korean.

Saina Nehwal not a 'special' player that I have to win against every time: PV Sindhu

Saina Nehwal not a 'special' player that I have to win against every time: PV Sindhu

Rio Olympics silver medallist Sindhu served past former champion Saina 21-16, 22-20 in an intense 47-minute quarter-final battle at the Siri Fort Sports Complex.

India Open Super Series: PV Sindhu beats Saina Nehwal in straight games to advance into semi-final

India Open Super Series: PV Sindhu beats Saina Nehwal in straight games to advance into semi-final

Nehwal, on Thursday, defeated the 19-year old Thailand Pornpawee Chochuwong by 21-14 21-12, while Sindhu, brushed past Japan’s Saena Kawakami by 21-16 23-21 to set up the quarterfinal clash.

Indian Open Superseries: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu win, men's challenge ends

Indian Open Superseries: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu win, men's challenge ends

Even before fans could recover from the defeat of Srikanth, Prannoy went down fighting to Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk.