Bollywood actor Salman Khan met Tokyo Olympics champion Mirabai Chanu on Wednesday to congratulate her on her big win. The 'Sultan' actor shared the photo on his Instagram handle, in which he gave Mirabai a hug and penned a loving note.
Salman wrote, "Happy for u silver medalist @mirabai_chanu .. lovely meeting with u … best wishes always!". In the photo, Salman wore a black T-shirt and ivory stole around his neck. Mirabai wore a pink shirt and smiled at the camera.
The 55-year-old star also shared the same photo on his Twitter handle, which was reposted by Mirabai, along with which she wrote, "Thank you so much @BeingSalmanKhan sir. I am a big fan of you and it was like a dream come true for me."
On the other hand, Mirabai had met Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar at his residence in Mumbai on Wednesday.He posted an image with Chanu on social media and wrote, "@mirabai_chanu can lift spirits as easily as she lifts weights! Was wonderful spending time with you. You're a champion whose journey can inspire several more champions! Keep soaring in your life & career!."
Mirabai won the silver medal win in the women's weightlifting 49 kg category.