Ranveer Singh on Monday took to his Instagram handle to share some beautiful throwback pictures of his father-in-law and Badminton legend Prakash Padukone from the day when he changed the face of Indian Badminton. Applauding for becoming the first person of this country to win the prestigious All England Open 40 years ago, Ranveer called Prakash Padukone a 'legend'.
Anil Kapoor was among the first ones to drop a comment and said, "I remember this day so clearly .. 👊👍🙏 proud moment for all Indians.." [sic]
Earlier in the day, Deepika Padukone also took to her Twitter handle to share a heartfelt note for her father. She wrote, "Your contribution to Badminton and Indian Sport is immeasurable!" [sic]
40 years ago on this day, #PrakashPadukone changed the fate of Badminton forever 🏸🏆 He won the All England Championship in London’s Wembley Arena, creating history for Indian sports 🇮🇳 An unprecedented, landmark victory that shines everlastingly in the annals of time 🌟 #legend #icon #proud
Pappa,— Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone) March 23, 2020
Your contribution to Badminton and Indian Sport is immeasurable!
Thank You for your inspiring display of dedication,discipline,determination and years of hard work!
They don’t make you like you anymore...
We love you and are proud of you!
Thank You for being you!❤️ https://t.co/GjMV7lpd59
Deepika Padukone was last seen in the film Chhapaak where she played the role of an acid attack victim who went against all odds. Now she will be seen in the film ’83. It also stars Ranveer Singh, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Amrita Puri, Pankaj Tripathi, Boman Irani, Saqib Saleem, Harrdy Sandhu, Ammy Virk, and Sahil Khattar in significant roles alongside Deepika Padukone. This film is a story of the 1983 world cup that India won.
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