Sunday, April 3, 2011
New Delhi, April 3: “Jai Ho”, “Jai Hind” and “Vande Mataram” was the response of Bollywood celebrities like Madhuri Dixit, Shilpa Shetty, Sushmita Sen and Anupam Kher as India beat Sri Lanka to win the cricket World Cup after 28 years. The film fraternity saluted Indian captain M.S. Dhoni and Sachin Tendulkar, apart from congratulating Sri Lanka for a tough match.
The celebrities took to micro-blogging site Twitter to congratulate team India soon after the match ended. Here’s what they had to say:
Madhuri Dixit: Congrats Team India!!! We did it!!!! Great job bringing the cup back!!! Strong work Dhoni, Tendulkar and company! What an awesome match. Both sides played well!
Anupam Kher: THANK YOU Team India for giving us this GLORIOUS and PROUD moment. JAI HO
Shilpa Shetty: And History is Made! A timeless moment which will b etched n r minds forevr.Wel dne Team India,tk a bow.U made us cry n made r dream come true
Diya Mirza: Thank you Sri lanka for making it tough! YOU played so well! Made our win so much sweeter!
Vivek Oberoi: Yayyyyyyy!!!! What a historic moment! I’m so lucky to be here and see this happen live in front of my eyes! I’ve never experienced this kind of mass hysteria!!! India is proud of our team : jai hind!
Sushmita Sen: Yipppeeeeee!!!! We are world champions again after 28 yrs! I can’t stop crying…MS DHONI n our men in blue…take a bow!!! I love u guys!! What an honor it is to represent one’s country…and to do it with your very best..SRI LANKA well played!! We salute your spirit!! God bless
Madhur Bhandarkar: India creates history, winning the World Cup. Such proud moments for every Indian. Congrats Team India. Jai Hind & Vande Mataram. In Mohali it was Dussera and in Mumbai it is Diwali.
Bipasha Basu: Mahi n our entire team made us so proud! What a historical moment! The excitement was unimaginable!
Lara Dutta: Chak De India!!! Congratulations to the team and thankyou!!! That’s 28yrs in the coming! Unbelievable stuff!!
Arbaaz Khan: Congrats India!!! Awesome win :) We are the CHAMPIONS. Jai ho!!!
Sonakshi Sinha: We WONNNNNNNNNNN!!!!! :D woooooooo hoooooooo!!!!! Mubaraarakan badhaaiyaan pathaaaaaakeeee!!!!
Celina Jaitley: TEARS FLOW … LIGHT BLUE .. FOR U INDIA ….
Mandira Bedi: Sachin will finally be able to hold that one piece of Silverware that has evaded him his whole career…A WC trophy!!! AWESOME win! So proud of our team. So proud to be Indian!
Pooja Bhatt: CONGRATULATIONS INDIA! VERY WELL PLAYED SRI LANKA – Your dignity and spirit is inspiring! Salutations!
Vishal Dadlani: For 28 years, since I watched ‘em win as a 10 year-old, I’ve waited for today!! Each disappointment took me further away from cricket. Today, I’m a ten year old fan again.
Shruti Haasan: Hell yeahhhh!! That was awesome!!! Even a non cricket fan like me was sucked in!!! Good on india!!!!!!!!!!!!woooohoo!