Neeraj Chopra etched his name in history by clinching India's inaugural gold medal at the World Athletics Championships. The men's javelin throw final in Budapest witnessed Chopra's remarkable feat with an 88.17-meter throw during his second attempt. Achieving this extraordinary milestone on August 28, his victory has garnered widespread recognition and accolades throughout the nation.
Celebrities from the film fraternity took to Instagram on the morning of August 28 to extend their heartfelt congratulations. Via social media, they conveyed their elation and pride in Neeraj Chopra's gold medal triumph, highlighting his remarkable achievement on the global stage.ALSO READ: "We are doing just what fans want us to do" says Rohit Shetty as he introduces Akshay Kumar in 'Singham Again'
Vicky Kaushal took to his Instagram stories, shared his pictures and wrote, "Absolute LEGEND!!!" Kareena Kapoor dropped a video of Neeraj from the tournament on her Instagram stories and wrote, “So proud of you @neeraj_chopra (gold medal and Indian flag emoji) #WorldChampion.
Shahid Kapoor also shared a picture of Neeraj clutching on to his gold medals and wrote, "CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WORLD CHAMPION @neeraj_chopra #Proud."
Anushka Sharma also congratulated the athlete on her social media handle writing, "Congratulations @neeraj_chopra! This is remarkable. Such a proud moment for India."
Ranveer Singh also took to his social media handle and shared a picture of Neeraj with the song 'Jeetega Jeetega India Jeetega' playing in the backdrop.
Filmmaker and actor Farhan Akhtar also shared a similar picture and wrote, "Congratulations (clap emojis) Onwards and upwards @neeraj_chopra (gold medal emoji) @worldathletics #javelin.
Many others from the industry like Sidharth Malhotra, Abhishek Bachchan, Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar also took to their social media handles and wished the sports person for his achievements.