The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics are in full swing from today. Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar, both from Bollywood, took to social media to show their support for Indian athletes competing in the Tokyo Olympics.
The actors share videos on their social media accounts. Akshay said in the video, “Tokyo Olympics mein Bharat ke jaanbaz khiladiyon ka hausla ham sabko milkar badhana hai. Mujhe yakeen hai hamari dher saari encouragement aur duaon se hamare khiladi Tokyo Olympics mein hamare desh ka naam roshan karenge (We collectively have to cheer for our Indians braves who are taking part in Tokyo Olympics. I trust our encouragement and prayers will help them make our country proud).”
Anurag Thakur, Union Minister of Sports, Youth Affairs, and Information and Broadcasting, nominated Akshay.
He also nominated other accounts to do the same. He captioned the video, “Thank you Anurag ji for nominating me. I’m cheering for Team India at #Tokyo2020 Olympics. Are you? I nominate: @KhiladiGroup1 @RanchiAkkians @Akkistaan @RajasthanAkkian @AKFansGroup @TamilAkkians @SILCHAR_AKKIANS @CHENNAIAKKIANS @MumbaiAkkians @VeerAkkians.”#Cheer4India.
On the other hand, Salman said in his video, “Best of luck to our Indian Olympic team, for the Tokyo Olympics. Here’s my victory punch. Cheer for India.” He wrote beside the video, “I join the campaign to support our Indian Olympic team … #Tokyo2020. I accept the challenge given by @KirenRijiju #HumaraVictoryPunch.”