Actors, politicians congratulate Team India over Pak win

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Mumbai/Hyderabad, Mar 31: Bollywood personalities and politicians congratulated the Indian cricket team for its semi-final victory over Pakistan in Mohali [scorecard] and entry into the final of the cricket World Cup 2011 which will be played in Mumbai on Apr 2.

Actor Priyanka Chopra posted on Twitter, "Oh my god! What a show of class Team India! The world cup awaits you in Mumbai! "

"Well played Pakistan. You guys are formidable opponents. Be proud of what you've achieved this world cup," she tweeted.

Actor Madhavan tweeted, "The BEST part was 2 see the camaraderie and mutual respect between the 2 teams (sic)".

India outclasses Pakistan at Mohali. Mumbai, get ready for the biggest roar of the season - India v/s Sri Lanka in the 2011 World Cup Finals," tweeted filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar.

Abhishek Bachchan, Riteish Deshmukh and Shabana Azmi also congratulated the Indian team and wished them good luck for the final match.

In a message, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said, "India''s victory over Pakistan is show of strength, discipline and team spirit. My best wishes to the team for the final."

Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, in his message, said, "Every Indian is proud of the team for its splendid win against Pakistan. I wish all the best to the team and hope that they will make India world champions."

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy and Telugu Desam Party President N Chandrababu Naidu congratulated the Indian team on its spectacular victory.

In a congratulatory message to the Indian team's capitan MS Dhoni, the Chief Minister said, "It was a well-deserved victory".

"As a cricketer, I am thrilled it was a marvellous performance by all key players. India is really proud of you", the Chief Minister said.

He hoped the team would maintain the winning streak and win the coveted World Cup.

In a separate message, Chandrababu also congratulated team India over its stupendous performance and wished Dhoni and Co all the best for the final against Sri Lanka.

Chandrababu, who rarely indulges in any activity other than politics, took time off and stayed glued to the television set watching the thrilling semi-final match along with his family members.


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