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Bollywood celebrities hails ‘India’s daughter’ MC Mary Kom

Mary Kom defeated Hyang Mi Kim in the 48 kg category to win Asian Boxing Championship.

SNS | Mumbai |

Bollywood celebrities, including Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra and Anil Kapoor congratulated star Indian boxer MC Mary Kom, who won her fifth gold medal at the Asian Boxing Championship.

MC Mary Kom, whose life inspired a Priyanka Chopra-starrer Hindi film titled “Mary Kom”, defeated Hyang Mi Kim of North Korea in the 48 kg category.

Here’s what the celebrities tweeted:

Amitabh Bachchan tweeted, “Mary Kom wins Asian Boxing Championships gold. She has done it again! What a champion! Golden Gloves!”


Meanwhile, Priyanka Chopra too congratulated the boxer saying, “Amazing news to wake up to! Congrats Mary Kom! I know the struggles you’ve been through… I’m so so proud of you! India’s Daughter! Always a winner.”

Anupam Kher tweeted, “Jai Ho. Mary Kom wins fifth gold medal at Asian Boxing Championships.”

Anil Kapoor too congratulated the champion saying, “Your sportsmanship is an inspiration for us all!”

Shraddha Kapoor termed Mary Kom to be an inspiration and tweeted, “Nailed it yet again! Congratulations Mary Kom on winning the Fifth Gold. You truly are a motivation.”

Meanwhile, Diana Penty tweeted, “Guts, grit and glory… Congratulations Mary Kom for your gold medal at the Asian Boxing Championships. You continue to inspire and make us proud.”

Saluting Mary Kom, Kabir Bedi tweeted, “You thrill us all with your incredible achievements! You are India’s pride!”