Neeraj Chopra made history by adding his name to the list of athletes who brought Olympic gold for India. He and his gold medal have been all over the news and social media with messages from everyone including many celebrities from Bollywood.
Akshay Kumar acknowledged Neeraj after his gold win and penned, “It’s a GOLD. Heartiest Congratulations @Neeraj_chopra1 on creating history. You’re responsible for a billion tears of joy! Well done #NeerajChopra! #Tokyo2020”
Priyanka Chopra Jonas took to her Twitter and said,” Gold!!!! Here’s to creating history. Take it in @Neeraj_chopra1 and congratulations
You make us proud! ??❤️ #NeerajChopra #TeamIndia #Tokyo2020 #Cheer4India”
Ajay Devgn too shared a tweet saying, “Congratulations Neeraj Chopra on your win at the Tokyo Olympics. More power to you! You’ve made your parents & India proud. Can’t tell you how happy I am. This is awesome #NeerajChopra #TokyoOlympics.”
Abhishek Bachchan tweeted, “HISTORY HAS BEEN MADE! Kudos to @Neeraj_chopra1 for the first-ever athletics gold medal at #TokyoOlympics. @WeAreTeamIndia #Cheer4India.”
In the meantime, one of Neeraj Chopra’ old interviews went viral where he had named the Bollywood personalities, he would love to see playing his role in his biopic. In a discussion with The Quint in 2018 on being questioned, Neeraj had said, “It’ll be great if a biopic is made. The people I like are Randeep Hooda from Haryana, and Akshay Kumar in Bollywood.”
Meanwhile, a Twitter user wrote, “Akshay Kumar just found his new movie. #NeerajChopra #Olympicsindia #Gold.” Whereas another Twitter user shared a throwback image of Akshay and wrote, “Leaked picture of Akshay Kumar from the sets of #NeerajChopra’s biopic”. ”. Akshay performed the lead position of Tapan Das, the person who gained India its first gold medal within the 1948 Summer season Olympics, within the 2018 movie Gold.