Celebs tweet luck to Men in Blue
Many Bollywood celebrities poured out wishes for the Indian team on micro-blogging website Twitter, while actors Aamir Khan, Kunal Kapoor and Lara Dutta will be on the stadium stands cheering for the host nation.entertainment Updated: Apr 02, 2011 14:16 IST
Most big names like Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra and Abhishek Bachchan will, however, be away from the Wankhede Stadium, the venue of the match.
Here are some of the messages from Bollywood celebrities posted on Twitter:
Javed Akhtar: "Today is the D-day. All the cricket lovers of India, together let us wish the very best to our boys in the blue!"
Vivek Oberoi: "Wow! I'm so nervous today! The Lankan lions look in great form, can the Indian tigers win this one? It's going to be an incredible match! The legend among men and man among legends - Sachin plays his last world cup match today! I hope 4 his sake we win the cup! I pray Sachin makes his 100th century 2day, we win the cup and he wins man of the series! What a perfect ending to his world cup career!"
Madhur Bhandarkar: "The final countdown has begun and India is all set to create yet another history. Wishes of 1.21 bln ppl r with u Team India. Let's do it- Jai Hind."
Kunal Kapoor: "Off to Wankhede, in a surge of blue!! May the force be with us!!"
Neha Dhupia: "Feeling blue!!! How uncanny... The last time India picked up the World Cup was a Saturday ... And today will be no exception!"
Siddharth: "A day that should be about cricket and cricket alone. A victory that should be about our strengths and our domination alone. Go India."
Divya Dutta: "Wear blue today....good luck team India! Hum swagat ke liye tayyar...fr the world cup!!!!"
Raima Sen: "Big day for India today......it's gonna be mad fun..GO INDIA."
Aftab Shivdasani: "Finally.. WC 011 finals!! What a cracker of a game its going to be! Will go for it mostly!"
Lisa Ray: "Let the game begin...awesome energy and great view from our box seats."