Chak De India moment! SRK asks Indian women hockey team to get the gold medal

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Indian Hockey Team after winning the match (Image tweeted by @SjoerdMarijne)
Indian Hockey Team after winning the match (Image tweeted by @SjoerdMarijne)

Mumbai : Indian women hockey team on Monday went a step closer to get a medal for India in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics 2020. The team won a crucial match against Australia in the quarter-final to book the semis berth. While the world is celebrating the good win, Shah Rukh Khan looks double proud at the moment. On Monday evening, SRK cheered for Team India at the Olympics and motivated them to bring a gold medal home.

Reposting a tweet shared by Sjoerd Marijne, the Indian women’s hockey team coach, SRK said that he’s waiting for the gold. His tweet read, “Haan haan no problem. Just bring some Gold on your way back….for a billion family members. This time Dhanteras is also on 2nd Nov. From: Ex-coach Kabir Khan (sic)”.

Team India will be playing the semi-final match at the Olympics on Wednesday. Many fans are also surprised to see the real-life visuals from the match looking so similar to the reel-life scenes from Chak De! India. Actor Randeep Hooda also compared the same and tweeted, “What a match .. Super defending .. Real imitates Reel #ChakDeIndia History created by the Indian Women’s #hockeyindia first semi-final like ever #INDvsAUS #Olympics2020 #TokyoOlympics2020 (sic)”

India Women will face Argentina in the semifinal of the Tokyo Olympics. This is the first time that they have qualified for the last four in the quadrennial event.