Here is what the celebrities had to say:
Priyanka: I'm so proud of my friend and India's pride. You are and always will be my champion. Congratulations! Yay!
Ekta Kapoor: Respect ! Hail #marykom
Kabir Bedi: Hail boxing queen Mary Kom. Five times world champion, on winning gold at Commonwealth Games 2018 at the age of 35. What a magnificent achievement. Everyone loves you. You make every Indian proud.
Akshay Kumar: The first Indian woman to win a boxing gold. Heartiest congratulations to Mary Kom! You go girl.
Jaaved Jaaferi: Bravo PunamYadav, Manika Batra, Manu Bhaker and Heena Sidhu (Silver) for your superb wins. Congratulations Vikas Thakur and Ravi Kumar (Bronze). Best wishes to the amazing Mary Kom, Saina Nehwal and the Womens Hockey team. Go India.
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