Not only Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but several other sports and Bollywood celebrities also congratulated Sindhu on achieving the historic feat.
Former track and field star P.T. Usha also shared a photograph of a young Sindhu with a message where the shuttler can be seen sitting on her lap.
"The passion and dedication for the sport will always be rewarded when hard work comes into play. @Pvsindhu1 success will inspire generations to come! Hefty congratulations on winning the Gold at #BWFWorldChampionships2019," Usha captioned the photograph.