Celebs praise Dipa Karmakar as she finishes fourth in gymnastics finals at Rio Olympics 2016

Celebs praise Dipa Karmakar as she finishes fourth in gymnastics finals at Rio Olympics 2016

Last week, gymnast Dipa Karmakar made history after becoming the first Indian woman representing our country in the finals of the artistic gymnastics at Olympics. On Sunday, Dipa Karmakar couldn't get a medal as she finished fourth in the finals but won millions of hearts.

Bollywood celebrities, who have been following the journey of Indian athletes this Olympics in Rio, took to their social media accounts to congratulate Dipa Karmakar on making history.

Amitabh Bachchan: "T 2348 – #DipaKarmakar .. the pride of India .. your story is what compels us to do better … and we will !! Many congratulations!!"

Akshay Kumar: "You may have lost but you've won a million hearts and inspired a lot more to walk your path. Cheers to your spirit #Dipa Karmakar! #Proud."

Hrithik Roshan: "Victory or loss,Never feel sorry 4doing ur best! India is proud. But more importantly, I wish 4 u 2 b proud of urself! #DipaKarmakar #Respect"

Karan Johar: "Pride pride and only Pride!!!!! You never have to apologize for your irreplaceable spirit! #DipaKarmakar."

Arjun Rampal: "Wow what an inspiration sports is #DipaKarmakar you inspired every Indian today.This is just your beginning. You're are an Olympian champ."

Madhuri Dixit: "Go girl #DipaKarmakar… shine on!!!"

Gauahar Khan: "#DipaKarmakar my hero."

Shekhar Kapur: "Its not about winning medals. Its about breaking through all stereotypes n proving u are there with the best, u inspire us all #DipaKarmakar."

Pooja Hegde: "#DipaKarmakar continues to be an inspiration.Thank u for ur story…There's always next time really proud to say that she's from my country."

Celebs praise Dipa Karmakar as she finishes fourth in gymnastics finals at Rio Olympics 2016


Dia Mirza: "Absolutely! So proud of #DipaKarmakar. She is an inspiration. #Gymastics #Olympics #Ind #Rio2016"

Boman Irani: "So so close Dipa! Will always be proud of you. You give hope to many young people who dare to dream! #DipaKarmakar #Rio2016."

Riteish Deshmukh: "#DipaKarmakar you inspire each and every Indian. Thank you for being that shining star."

Vicky Kaushal: "Thank You so much #DipaKarmakar for inspiring a nation with your fabulous & brave vaults! You are a champion."

Vishal Dadlani: "VERY proud! 4th in the world, by a tiny margin! That's still a HUGE feat! Go #DipaKarmakar ! Jai Hind!"

Shreya Ghoshal: "@DipaKarmakar You are an inspiration. Keep working hard, keep making us proud. It's hard being an athlete in India, yet you did it all."

Neha Dhupia: "So bloody well done… #DipaKarmakar you have won yourself and an entire nation way more than a medal! Aaah!!And that smile #Olympics #IND."

Madhur Bhandarkar: "The nation is proud of you #DipaKarmakar you have won billion hearts. more power to you #Jaihind."

Geeta Basra: "Well done #DipaKarmakar for reaching so far and making India so proud! Onwards and upwards for you girl."

Aditi Rao Hydari: "#DipaKarmakar you've won!… Our hearts and our respect #Rio2016 #Olympics."

Soha Ali Khan: "So proud of #DipaKarmakar!! To come 4th, so close to a medal, in a sport we haven't even qualified in before at the Olympics is huge!"

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