Celebrations erupted when India beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in a nail-biting final, lifting the ICC Cricket World Cup for the first time since 1983. As fireworks went off and people took to the streets in sheer excitement, the Bollywood community on Twitter was abuzz over India’s win.
Here is what some of your favourite stars had to say:
Madhuri Dixit @MadhuriDixit1
Congrats Team India!!! We did it!!!! Great job bringing the cup back!!! Strong work Dhoni, Tendulkar and company!! What an awesome match. Both sides played well
Shahid Kapoor @shahidkapoor
What an experience !!!!!!! To be there and witness history … Blessed …. Innnndiiiaaaaaaaaaaa
Dev Anand @itsmedevanand
Congratulations India now we are AWWAL NUMBER!!!!!! God bless all
Anupam Kher @AnupamPkher
THANK YOU #TeamIndia for giving us this GLORIOUS and PROUD moment. JAI HO.:
Ritesh Deshmukh @Riteishd
We wonnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn – welll done indiaaaaaa Dhoni ur da mannnnnnn
Lara Dutta Bhupathi @DuttaLara
Chak De India!!! Congratulations to the team and thankyou!!! That’s 28yrs in the coming! unbelievable stuff!!
Javed Akhtar @Javedakhtarjadu
My salute to our Team,to their determination, their Courage, their talent. They have made all of us very very proud !!
Dia Mirza @deespeak
Gary Kirsten ZINDABAD! Thank you thank you thank you! DHONI!!!! YUVI!!! GAMBHIR!!! OMG! Yes yes yes it’s ours! NO.1 ODI TEAM! NO.1 TEST TEAM
Bipasha Basu @bipsluvurself
Mahi n our entire team made us so proud!what a historical moment!The excitement was unimaginable!
Vivek Oberoi @vivek_oberoi
This world cup has been the most incredible high, the most amazing experience of my life as a cricket fan!
Shabana Azmi @AzmiShabana
Wow what a win! CONGRATULATIONS indian team you are supreme.Dhoni what a fight back.aap sab jeete raho. U make us burst with pride
Genelia D’souza @geneliad
N world is ours.. Wat a match,, so glad I was der 2c it, wat an experience,, world done team INDIA,, u made us so proud
Sushmita Sen @thesushmitasen
Jai mata di…we are witnessing history!!!! Jai ho..vijay ho!!!! A proud Indian!!!!
Arshad Warsi @imarshadwarsi
Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa …. WE WON THE WORLD CUP… Yaaaaaaaaaaaaa
Amitabh Bachchan @SrBachchan
T 326 -WE ARE THE WORLD !! Just back from driving my car in the multitudes sitting on top of the roof
waving tricolor and just screaming !!
T 326 -IT IS MADNESS OUTSIDE !! Abhishek Aishwarya and me on top of the roof of car, waving tricolor and just screaming !! Hundreds with us
T 326 -NO ONE IS SAYING ANYTHING…JUST SCREAMING !! IT IS BIZARRE !!! ROADS LANES EVERYWHERE JAMMED WITH PEOPLE AND SCREAMS !! NEVER BEFORE
T 326 – ITS LIKE WE JUST WON OUR INDEPENDENCE !! INCREDIBLE !! INCREDIBLE !!!
Arbaaz Khan @arbaazSkhan
Congrats India !!! Awesome win We are the CHAMPIONS. jai ho !!!
Anushka Sharma @anushkasharma01
We have witnessed history today.will remember this moment for ever.don’t remember the last time I felt this happy.indian team …. Thank u:)
Captain dhoni ! I bow to ur humility and sportsmanship …… Ur something else !!! A living example of grit and strength.