July 28( Reuters )- Winning an Olympic medal is incentive enough for any type of athlete, however Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu’s silver at the Tokyo Gamings has actually earned her the added benefit of a lifetime’s supply of free pizza as well as film tickets.
Considering that her victory, pizza chain Domino’s has promised the pocket-sized 26-year-old free pizza permanently, while movie theater chain INOX stated on Wednesday that she would certainly never ever need to pay for one more flick ticket.
Badminton player PV Sindhu, boxing terrific MC Mary Kom, wrestler Vinesh Phogat and also archer Deepika Kumari are some of India’s leading medal contenders as well as might be in for a treat if they can improve the nation’s medal tally.
Indians on Twitter have already started calling for a movie based upon Chanu, who has additionally won globe championship and Republic medals.
Olympic professional athletes like Kom (Mary Kom), sprinter Milkha Singh (Bhaag Milkha Bhaag) and the fumbling Phogat family members (Dangal) have actually influenced movies in India’s flourishing Bollywood movie market in recent times.
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___ 3UrnEs” > The Phogat sisters achieved cult status in the country in 2016 when the film Dangal, which is based upon the family’s story, came to be the highest-grossing Indian flick ever made.< p data-testid=" paragraph-8" class =" Text __ text ___ 3eVx1j Text __ dark-grey ___ AS2I_p Text __ normal ___ Bh17t- Text __ large ___ 1i0u1F Body __base ___ 25kqPt Body __ large_body ___ 3g04wK ArticleBody __ aspect ___ 3UrnEs” > Chanu’s success has actually caught India’s creative imagination, with congratulatory messages gathering from athletes, flick stars and also even the Head of state Narendra Modi. Coverage by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru, creating by Simon Jennings Editing by Christian Radnedge Our Criteria: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.