After making India proud with her historic win, the new BWF World Champion PV Sindhu, on Sunday, talked to her mother PV Vijaya through Republic TV. This was the first time she interacted with her family after she wished her mother a 'Happy birthday' as she won her maiden WC gold. In the exclusive video, the proud mother is seen chatting with her champion daughter through a video call. She expressed her pride in Sindhu's win as she advised her to stretch out after her big win. Lamenting on her not being able to talk with her daughter alone, she thanked Republic TV for finally being able to talk with Sindhu.
Talking to Sindhu, PV Vijaya said, "We are so happy over here. I thought of calling you but there was a lot of media personnel here. That's why I didn't call and dropped a text on WhatsApp." On seeing media personnel with her mother, Sindhu asked her mother to call her later. "Finally, I got to speak to her and that too in front of you guys," said the champion's mother. PV Vijaya is celebrating her birthday on Sunday.
Earlier in the day, dedicating the victory to her mother, Sindhu said: "I want to dedicate it to my mother, it's her birthday today. Happy Birthday, mom." As Sindhu wished her mom happy birthday, the crowd started singing the birthday song. She continued: "Last time I lost in the finals and before year also I lost the finals, I am very happy this time, it was a very important win for me. I would like to thank the crowd because it means a lot. Every time they were they for my match. They cheered me. Big thanks to all of you. I won for my country. I am very proud of it being an Indian." PV Sindhu also thanked her coach and Pullela Gopichand for all the support they have given to her.
P V Sindhu on Sunday became the first Indian to win badminton World Championships gold by beating familiar rival Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in a lop-sided final. The Indian badminton star won 21-7 21-7 in the summit clash that lasted just 38 minutes. This PV Sindhu's fifth World Championships medal. She shares the record of most medals for a woman singles player with former Olympics and world champion Zhang Ning of China. PV Sindhu has been trying to win a gold for a significant time.