Naveen Jindal, Bollywood stars congratulate PV Sindhu for becoming first Indian to win BWF World Championships


Industrialist Naveen Jindal and a host of Bollywood stars joined together to congratulate India’s star shuttler PV Sindhu after she became the first Indian on Sunday to win the BWF World Championships. This was after the star badminton player defeated Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in straight sets 21-7, 21-7.

PV Sindhu
Photo: Via Twitter (@merajsiddiqui1)

Naveen Jindal tweeted, “#PVSindhu creates history winning the #BadmintonWorldChampionships in an awe-inspiring game defeating Nozomi Okuhara of Japan. Congratulations. @Pvsindhu1, you have made India ?? proud!.”

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan tweeted: “Congratulations P.V. Sindhu for winning the Gold at the BWF World Championships… Making us proud as a nation with your exceptional talent. Keep creating history!”

Actress Taapsee Pannu, who owns a team in the Indian Premier Badminton League, wrote on the microblogging site, “Finally!!!!! Ladies and gentlemen, let’s welcome the new world champion P.V. Sindhu. It’s the GOLD finally.”

Filmmaker Karan Johar wrote, “What a proud moment for India. Congratulations P.V. Sindhu on this amazing achievement of becoming the first Indian ever to win a gold at the BWF World Championship.”

According to report by IANS, today’s victory by Sindhu was her fifth medal at the World Championships, which is the joint highest in women’s singles in the history of the tournament along with Xhang Ning of China, a two-time Olympic gold medallist.


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