The 35-year-old actor, who essayed the title role in the sports drama "Mary Kom", took to Twitter to praise the boxer after she scored her first CWG medal, a gold, in the women's 45-48 kg category at the games being held in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.
"I'm so proud of my friend and India's pride @MangteC you are and always will be my champion! Congratulations!! Yay!" Priyanka wrote, alongside Mary's photograph.
The director of the 2014 film, Omung Kumar, also took to the microblogging site to congratulate Mary, 35.
"Congratulations @MangteC for winning GOLD at #CWG2018 You were born to break records and create new history. Very very proud," Kumar wrote.
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