Indian Wrestler Wins World Championship, Celebs Hail Her For ‘Winning At Olympics’, Get Slammed

Yesterday, Indian athlete Priya Mallik bagged a gold medal at the 2021 World Cadet Wrestling Championship in Budapest and garnered praise from all over the nation. However, while congratulating her, some Bollywood celebrities confused her win for Tokyo Olympics victory.

Actress Bhumi Pednekar shared an Instagram story with Priya’s picture of her victory moment. She mistakenly tagged ‘#tokyoolympics #olympics2021’ while congratulating her.

Screengrab of Bhumi Pednekar's Instagram story

Model-actor Milind Soman also excitedly wished Priya Mallik on Twitter while making the same mistake:

Desi junta were quick to point out the error in his tweet:

After the flurry of tweets barraged his way, Milind apologised but also refused to delete his tweet with the mistake:


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Apart from them, actor Vatsal Seth also shared a picture of Priya and hailed her for her victory, but again for the wrong championship:

He too received backlash for the same:

Soon enough, he also corrected himself and shared a quote tweet:

Previously, Tisca Chopra was also slammed for posting an Indonesian athlete’s picture to congratulate Mirabai Chanu. What do you think of these celebrity gaffes? Tell us.

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