As the entire nation cheered for Mirabai Chanu’s big win at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Bollywood celebrities also joined in the celebration and showered heaps of praises and love on the Indian weightlifter. Tiger Shroff, on his part, expressed his gratitude to Chanu for "inspiring him to get stronger and to go beyond his limits." The Baaghi actor drew inspiration from the athlete and lifted weights of 140 kg. He shared a video wherein he was seen balancing the heavyweight on his shoulder while performing squats.
Taking to Instagram, Tiger Shroff dropped a video and wrote, "140 kgs and counting…So so inspired to get stronger and go beyond my limits thanks to #mirabaichanu what a performance! go team india! #tokyoolympics @mmamatrixgym @mirabai_chanu.” His father Jackie Shroff took to the comments section to bless his son and wrote, “Bless ya Bhidu keep spreading Goodness.”
Actor Riteish Deshmukh was all praise for his friend Tiger, and commented, “Unbelievable-more power to you brother.”
Notably, Mirabai Chanu was quick to take note of the actor’s post and replied to him writing, “Good to see you sir working so hard. Thank u for good wishes.”
Take a look at Tiger Shroff’s Instagram post below:
Earlier, The Family Man 2 actor Samantha Akkineni had posted a video of herself, lifting weights and credited Mirabai for her inspiring workout session.
For the unversed, the 26-year-old athlete made Indians proud by clinching a silver medal in women’s 49 kg category weightlifting at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.
Image Source: Instagram/ /mirabai_chanu/tigerjackieshroff