Samantha Akkineni to Kamal Haasan: South celebs congratulate Indian men's hockey team for Olympics win
As the Indian men's hockey team defeated Germany to win the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics after 41 years, celebs like Khushbu Sundar, Kamal Haasan, Surya, Mohanlal, Samantha Akkineni, and more sent wishes to the team.
Today, our Indian men's hockey team defeated Germany 5-4 to clinch a bronze medal at the quadrennial event at the Tokyo Olympics. This is India's first win since the 1980 Moscow Olympics. Indians around the world are thrilled and have flooded their social media pages with congratulatory messages.
Kamal Hassan, Samantha Akkineni, Khushbu Sundar, Sarathkumr, Anil Ravipudi and several other south actors took to social media to congratulate the men in blue.
Kamal Haasan took to Twitter to share a photo of the Indian team and wrote, "After 41 years, our Indian men’s hockey team script history by bringing home a medal. I congratulate our guys who have reignited our national sport with this victory. #Tokyo2020 (sic)."
Samantha took to Instagram stories to share a photo of the Indian team and wrote, "After 41 years (sic)," with three folded-hands emojis.
Sharing a photo, Tollywood filmmaker Bobby wrote, Congratulations #TeamIndia on winning #Bronze at #Olympics after 41 years. Played like a Champion team till the end #Hockey We are proud of you, Jai hind! (sic)."
Khushbu Sundar shared, "What a historical moment for India!! Men win #BronzeMedal in #Hockey..at #TokyoOlympics A ..memory that will etched in our minds forever(sic)."
"A medal for our #HockeyIndiaTeam at the #Tokyo2020 after 4 decades! So proud! #NationalSport #History #Hockey(sic)," tweeded actress Pranitha Subhash.
Veteran actor Sarathkumar took to Twitter and wrote, "Indian Hockey Men create HISTORY!! A medal at Olympic after 41 years!! What a stupendous performance!! Entire nation Proud of you boys and it's a bronze medal for Indian Hockey team. Congratulations men in Blue! #Hockey #Olympics 5-4 (sic)."
Meanwhile, Shanthnu tweeted, "Proud moment for India...#BronzeMedal #Olympics..Congratulations to our #Hockey team..History re written (sic)."