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Bollywood loves Olympics bronze medalist Mary Kom!

Last updated on: August 9, 2012 18:10 IST

Bollywood loves Olympics bronze medalist Mary Kom!

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Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.

She may have had to settle for a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympics but Indian boxer M C Mary Kom has won the hearts of many Bollywood stars for her commitment and determination.

Amitabh Bachchan ‏wrote: 'My great honor and privilege to have spoken to Mary Kom earlier today on phone ..! What a lady !! You have made all of India proud! Mary Kom you are a champion !! And loved and admired by all.'

Soha Ali Khan tweeted: 'Mary kom is an olympic champion and a massive inspiration to all of us!! What a fighter what a woman - salutes are in order!!'

Shekhar Kapur wrote: 'Mary kom stands for Grit Feminism Spirit Motherhood Dedication Vulnerability Honesty. Great Sportsperson with beautiful heart.'

Akshay Kumar ‏thanked her for the medal and tweeted: 'Humility is another strength u have Mary Kom.Wish I could box like you an apology 4 a bronze is a gold itself.A BIG Thank You from all of us.'

Singer Kailash Kher ‏saluted her: Big salute this girl n her Spirit, in spite of so many hurdles some artist n some khiladis still have some purity n innocence thank God.'

Pooja Bedi  tweeted: 'Incredible respect for Mary Kom mother of twins for winning an Olympic medal that made Indians so proud & put Manipur on the Map:)'

Ronit Roy ‏wrote: 'Mary kom, it doesn't matter that you didn't win the gold. We warmly welcome you back with your bronze medal and your heart of gold.'

Rahul Bose ‏tweeted: 'Mary Kom's determination in the ring & simplicity out of it, both reflect a sportsperson's greatest motivator : a deep love for her country.'

Sonakshi Sinha tweeted. 'an OLYMPIC bronze! You've made us proud Mary Kom! dishum dishum all the way!!'


Image: Amitabh Bachchan
Photographs: Dave Hogan/Getty Images

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Image: Mika


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