It’s a historic day for the Indian hockey team and the entire nation as the Indian men’s hockey team has won the bronze medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics 2020. The team won against Germany by 5-4 for the medal. It is after 41 years that the Indian hockey team has won a medal at the Olympics. From Shah Rukh Khan to Kunal Kapoor, Bollywood celebs took to social media to shower their love and congratulated the players for achieving this feat.
Shah Rukh Khan is among the first celebs who took to social media to congratulate the Indian men’s hockey team for their Olympic bronze medal. He wrote, “Wow!! Indian Men’s Hockey Team Congratulations. Resilience and skill at their peak. What an exciting match.”
Akshay Kumar had been closely watching the Indian men’s hockey team performance. watched the match for the bronze medal from start to finish. Congratulating the team, the actor shared a photo of the team with the Indian National Flag on his Instagram story and wrote, “Congratulations Team India on rewriting history! An Olympic medal after 41 years! What a match, what a comeback! #Tokyo2020.”
Nimrat Kaur called the win incredible and wrote, “Huge congratulations to the men’s hockey team!!! Absolutely incredible #Olympics.”
“A win that will go down in history! What a phenomenal performance by our men’s hockey team. Bringing home the bronze after 41 years! Congratulations Team India #Olympics #Cheer4India #BackTheBlue,” sharing a photo of the winning team Tamannaah Bhatia wrote.
Kunal Kapoor wrote that he was proud of the team. He added, “Historic! What an incredible match! Such incredible spirit and determination! So proud of y’all! Jai Hind!! #Tokyo2020 #IndianHockey.”
Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar also took to social media to congratulate the team. He wrote, “Congratulations to Indian Men’s hockey team for Bronze medal in Olympics 2020. #TeamIndia #Nationalpride #Tokyo2020.”