How Tinsel town reacted to India's victory against Pakistan!
New Delhi (16th Feb): Tinsel town heaped praise on the Indian Cricket team for registering a thumping victory over Pakistan in their World Cup opening match in Adelaide on Sunday.
From Amitabh Bachchan to Sonakshi Sinha, Bollywood celebs took to micro-blogging website Twitter to convey congratulatory messages to Team India, which thrashed Pakistan at Adelaide Oval by 76 runs, keeping their unbeaten record against their arch rivals in World Cup intact.
"Hamari Bhartiya Cricket team ko is jeet ke liye meri taraf se bohot bohot badhaai (I congratulate Team India for its victory)," Indian nightingale Lata Mangeshkar wrote on Twitter.
Likewise, Amitabh Bachchan credited the victory to the talent and determination of Indian players.
"YEEEAAAAHHHHH! India wins ... my second prediction came true too ... is it got something to do with the date 15th Feb! 15th Feb! historic date for me ... on this date 46 years ago in 1969, I signed my 1st film to join the Film Industry. Well played INDIA ... entire team showed resolve, talent and determination! May you continue such onwards ...JAI HIND," he tweeted.
Below is a compilation of congratulatory tweets posted by B-town:
Ajay Devgn: Woke up watching #IndvsPak match today. This is what I call a perfect Sunday and perfect start to the World Cup.
Anupam Kher: JAI HO. Touch Wood. Ma Ka Thu Thu bhi kaam aaya. #GreatStart
Riteish Deshmukh: World Cup Record Intact!
Sonakshi Sinha: Yay!! We won
Dia Mirza: Nicely done @imVkohli!!! Many more to come #ICCWorldCup2015 #StayInYourZone #INDvPAK
Arjun Rampal: Congratulations India.Great start, keeping our record intact.Fantastic game our team played.Outplayed them completely Virat man of the match.
Sushant Singh Rajput: Bleeding blue... What a start... way to go team India...!! #ProudDesi
Boman Irani: Well played India! Cool, clinical and in control! We sweated at home more then you did on the field. #INDvsPAK
Sushmita Sen: Yessssssssss!!!!!!!! INDIA!!!!! Proud of our team!!!!! #IAMFamily #CWC15
Manoj Bajpayee: Very impressive victory. congrats team India.
Shraddha Kapoor: WINNNN!!! #IndvsPak #INDIAAAAA
Preity Zinta: Yeahhhhhhhhh!!!!! India wins the match. Awesomeeee! Now the grin is plastered across my face #PAKvsIND #CWC15 Am Loving it !