MUMBAI: "I am the proudest, happiest wife," says Lara Dutta after her husband Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza won the mixed doubles title at the French Open. Bhupati and Mirza defeated Santiago Gonzalez of Mexico and Klaudia Jans-Ignacik of Poland in the final Thursday at Roland Garros. Others in filmdom, including Amitabh Bachchan and Boman Irani, are equally excited about the win and expressed their happiness through tweets. Here is what the celebs had to say:
Lara Dutta: "Woken up to a flood of congratulatory messages. Thank you everyone! Daughter is wondering what the hulaballoo is all about in the guava orchard. I am the proudest, happiest wife tonite Mahesh Bhupathi. You are Saira’s hero."
Amitabh Bachchan: Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi win the mixed doubles final at Roland Garros Tennis…Yippee! BUCK UP INDIA!
Riteish Deshmukh: Huge congratulations to Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza for winning the French Open.
Dia Mirza: Congratulations.
Neha Dhupia: Big congratulations to my friends Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi. You have made us all so proud.
Boman Irani: Mahesh Bhupathi so very proud.
Manoj Bajpayee: Good morning! congratulations to Mahesh Bhupati and Sania Mirza on wining the French Open.
Rannvijay Singha: Thanks Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza, you have made us so proud! well done.
Mandira Bedi: Yippee! The winners of the mixed doubles final at Roland Garros are two Indians who have made us very proud! Thank you Mahesh (Bhupathi) and Sania (Mirza).