Bollywood stars Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma congratulated Mariyappan Thangavelu on winning a gold medal in the men’s high jump T-42 event at the Rio Paralympics.
"Congratulations Mariyappan! You have done India proud. Thank you. Love. A," Aamir tweeted on Saturday.
Anushka posted: "Congratulations Mariyappan Thangavelu and Varun Singh Bhati on the absolutely stellar performance and on creating history… Paralympics".
Thangavelu created history on Friday night by winning the gold medal.