As Neeraj Chopra clinches historic Gold at Tokyo Olympics, B-Town stars Akshay Kumar, Taapsee Pannu, Abhishek Bachchan, Swara Bhasker and others hail the ‘Golden Boy’ | Hindi Movie News – Bollywood – Times of India

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Neeraj Chopra wins gold at Tokyo Olympics: Bollywood hails his historic win

Indian track and field athlete Neeraj Chopra displayed his outstanding performance and created history at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 by bagging a gold medal in the Javelin Throw Final. He has become the first Indian athlete to win the gold medal ever at the Olympics and the second Indian individual after shooter Abhinav Bindra. As the nation is celebrating his victory, several B-Town celebs also took to their social media handles to congratulate the athlete for his golden throw. Actress Taapsee Pannu expressed his happiness by writing, ‘It’s a gold!!!!!!! I am jumping with Joy!!!! This young man Neeraj Chopra has created history !!!!!!!’ Actor Akshay Kumar also congratulated the athlete by tweeting, ‘It’s a GOLD First Heartiest Congratulations @Neeraj_chopra1 on creating history. You’re responsible for a billion tears of joy! Well done #NeerajChopra! #Tokyo2020.’ On the other hand, while actress Mandira Bedi called Neeraj Chopra, a 24-carat gold as she wrote, ‘#NeerajChopra: 24 carat #Gold #kudos’, filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar crooned a popular dialogue from his film ‘Sultan’ as he wrote, ‘Re Niraj karade chadaai #NirajChopra Jai hind…’ He also shared a picture of a gold medalist in action. Well, Neeraj Chopra defeated other athletes by throwing 87.58m in his second attempt. While actor Anil Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan also lauded Neeraj Chopra for creating history by winning Gold, actress Swara Bhasker congratulated the athlete and extended best wishes to him. Ritesh Deshmukh, Hema Malini, Minissha Lamba and Neha Dhupia also congratulated Neeraj for his amazing win.

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