Mirabai Chanu Olympics earrings story in Hindi
Anushka Sharma became a fan of Mira Bai Chanu’s earrings
- Mirabai Chanu gave India its first medal in the recent Tokyo Olympics
- Proudly raised the country’s head by winning a silver medal in weightlifting
- Anushka Sharma’s heart came on medal winner’s earrings, shared emotional story
Mumbai: Actress Anushka Sharma has become a fan of Olympian Mirabai Chanu’s Olympic special earrings and the beautiful meaning behind them. Mirabai opened India’s medal tally at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday by winning a silver medal in the 49kg weightlifting category.
As soon as Mira Bai won the silver medal, the discussion of female athlete started across the country. Anushka Sharma also praised Mirabai on Instagram Stories on Wednesday, mentioning her special earrings.
Here’s a look at Anushka Sharma’s post on Instagram:
These earrings by Mirabai were a gift from her mother, who had sold her own jewelery five years ago for her daughter’s career and bright future. She was hoping that these earrings would be a blessing for her daughter but it didn’t happen at the Rio 2016 Games but Mirabai made a little sacrifice in Tokyo.
After winning the medal, when the mother’s eyes fell on the earrings:
Meera’s mother Lima, a resident of Manipur, told PTI, “I saw her earrings (earrings) on TV, I gave them to her in 2016 before the (Rio) Olympics. I had made these for him with pieces of gold and savings so that it would bring luck and success. I was in tears when she won a medal in that moment. Her father (Sikhom Kriti Meitei) also had tears in her eyes. Tears of happiness Eventually all his hard work paid off in the form of success.
The 26-year-old lifted a total of 202 kg (87 kg 115 kg) to further improve Karnam Malleswari’s bronze medal performance at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
Anushka was not the only Bollywood star to praise Mirabai after her big win. Anil Kapoor wrote, ‘Congratulations @mirabai_chanu!! this is incredible !! #TeamIndia #Cheer4India.’ Abhishek Bachchan wrote, ‘Congratulations @mirabai_chanu for getting India a silver medal in weightlifting and giving us a strong start!’
Swara Bhaskar wrote, ‘Many congratulations #MirabaiChanu!!!!!! May you go long and strong!!!!’ Randeep Hooda said, ‘Congratulations to #MirabaiChanu for opening your #Silver account in #OlympicGames, thank you for your hard work and competitive spirit.
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