New Delhi: From megastar Amitabh Bachchan to Mr perfectionist Aamir Khan, stars have come in unison to laud wrestler Vinesh Phogat, who bagged a gold medal in women's 50 kg freestyle wrestling category at the ongoing 2018 Asian Games.
The 23-year-old thrashed her Japanese opponent Yuki Irie to become the first female gold medal winner at the Asiad.
Big B took to Twitter to congratulate Phogat and said she has made everyone proud.
T 2906 - Wrestler #VineshPhogat wins gold in the women's 50 kg category. She is the first female athlete from India to win gold at #AsianGames2018. जय हिंद !!!
हमें गर्व है भारत की महिलाओं पर , और आज विनेश ने हमारा सर ऊँचा कर दिया ! pic.twitter.com/Gd7rPPzYZl
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 20, 2018
On the other hand, Aamir praised Vinesh by reiterating his famous dialogue from 'Dangal', a film based on the Phogat family.
He wrote, "Congratulations Vinesh for winning the Gold in the Asian Games. We are all so proud of you. Love, Aamir and the team of Dangal. Mhaari chhoriyan chhoron se kam hai ke!"
Congratulations Vinesh for winning the Gold in the Asian Games. We are all so proud of you.
Love, Aamir and the team of Dangal.
Mhaari chhoriyan chhoron se kam hai ke!
— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) August 20, 2018
Here's what the other celebs posted:
Akshay Kumar: Congratulations Golden Girl, @Phogat_Vinesh for creating history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold medal at the Asian Games! More power to you''
Varun Dhawan: Congratulations Vinesh felt great pride watching you receive your gold medal. Truly #madeinindia #AsianGame2018.
Preity Zinta: Congratulations to Wrestler @Phogat_Vinesh for winning a gold medal at the #AsianGames2018 #50KgFreestyle #VineshPhogat
Farhan Akhtar: Congratulations to #VineshPhogat for striking Gold in women's wrestling.