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Bollywood celebrates India's cricket victory

Last updated on: March 25, 2011 14:14 IST

Bollywood celebrates India's cricket win



Twitter is a busy world, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day

The second World Cup quarterfinal between India and Australia was eagerly watched, not only cricket lovers but also Bollywood stars. And as India won, many stars expressed their happiness on twitter.

Shilpa Shetty tweeted: 'Yesssssssssssssssss We did it,good job team india..fabulous work Yuvi:)In the Semis..Bring it on,yipeeeeeeeeee!'

Hansika Motwani cheered as well. 'Wat a freakin match! had goose bums ... Wohhoooo now we meet pakis on field ... India india india alllll the way .. Proud to bleed blue ♥' she updated.

Kunal Kohli, on the other hand, is looking forward to India's world cup win. '2 more steps to go, before we raise the cup again. What a brilliant team effort,' he wrote.

Abhishek Bachchan also praised India: 'Well done INDIA!!!! bring on the semis and Pakistan !'

Meanwhile, Akshay Kumar called India the greatest: 'I said it once & I'l say it again #India is the GREATEST :) No offence 2 any teams from around da World,its been an awesome tournament,Im jus so happy 4 my country:)'

As for Lara Dutta, she is looking forward to next match. 'What a match that was! Looking 4wrd to the semis now! Exciting times!! :-)' she wrote.Bollywood celebrates India's cricket win

Image: Shilpa Shetty
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Singh is King

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And as the stars celebrated India's win, they also praised Man of the Man Yuvraj Singh.

Dia Mirza also praised Yuvraj. 'All Indians elated with India's victory! Yuvi you've shut your critics up! Action does speak louder than words! #proud' she wrote.

Riteish Deshmukh tweeted: 'Its no more YUVRAJ - its the coming of age of the KING- this world cup- SINGH is KING.'

Meanwhile, Neil Nitin Mukesh cheered for him. 'Way to go ! Standing ovation for YUVI. Hip hip hurray !' he updated.

As for Mandira Bedi, he declared Yuvraj as the man of the tournament. 'Yuvi: man of the tourney,' she tweeted.

Image: Dia Mirza

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Family time!

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Akshay Kumar who is busy with shoots and dubbing for Thank You is taking good care of his family. 'Taking care of my family who are with me in London, interviews, radio stations the works! Hectic is all I can say!! Seriously though its lik another world in Oxford,made only of intelligent ppl & I swear its already rubbing off on me,I wish Luv always AK:)' he tweeted.

Akshay Kumar was also shooting with Chitrangada for a commercial. 'Sorry guys been filming in the freezing cold streets of Posh Oxford in Oh so sunny England for Desi Boyz,just been so busy shooting... Dubbing for Thank You, rehearsing & performing at shows, training my son... Shooting with my new heroine Chitrangada for her first eva commercial song for Desi Boyz...' he updated.

In the meantime, Amitabh Bachchan also took his daughter and granddaughter out for dinner. 'Indulging with my daughter and grand daughter .. !! In town for the day .. took them out for dinner. Always such a joy to see kids grow up and becoming responsible citizens ... grand daughter a lady at 13 ..and charting out her life,' he updated.

Newly-wed Gul Panag, on the other hand, is busy with readying her new green house. 'Long meeting with architect resulted in me missing big weekly run. Had planned my Nike+iPod debut this eve.

Image: Akshay Kumar

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Busy bees!

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There were some stars who did not get to watch the match because of hectic schedule.

Actress Lara Dutta aka Lara Dutta Bhupathi has decided to go more bolder after her marriage is shooting for a rocking number as she informed: 'Late start to shoot today means a 2am pack-up. Headed to the studios to start filming a rocking number!'

Do you think Lara can give a tough fight to Sheila, Munni or even Jalebi Bai?

Amitabh Bachchan who was shooting for Bbuddah Hoga Tera Baap tweeted: 'Could not see the match .. was involved with 'BBUDDAH' shoot and the charming Charmy, my costar for the day !'

Bipasha Basu is busy too with the promotions for Dum Maaro Dum. 'GM!Ws in Hyd fr Dum Maaro Dum promotion n a brand event!Enjoyd d eve watching d match at N,really cool place,yum food!Nw m off 2 Bangalore!' she tweeted.

Image: Lara Dutta

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