Mary Kom Gets Resounding Cheer From Bollywood

Mary Kom punched her way to her first-ever Asian Games gold medal and the veteran boxer received an overwhelming applause from India's film fraternity.

updated: October 02, 2014 23:21 IST
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MC Mary Kom celebrates as she is announced winner of the women’s flyweight (48-51kg) final boxing match against Kazakhstan’s Zhaina Shekerbekova at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

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After Priyanka Chopra, the reel life M.C. Mary Kom, congratulated the real life boxing champion for winning gold at the 17th Asian Games on Wednesday, other stars of the Hindi film industry like singing legend Lata Mangeshkar and filmmaker Shoojit Sircar followed suit.

The five-time World Champion, defeated Kazakhstan's Zhaina Shekerbekova 2-0, with one judge scoring the bout 38-38 in Incheon on Wednesday. And the film fraternity is thrilled by her victory.

Here's what they tweeted:

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