Actor Salman Khan and boxer Nikhit Zarin exchanged sweets on Twitter after winning the gold medal at the Women’s World Boxing Championships. Nikhit Jarine won the gold medal for India in the 52kg final in Istanbul on Thursday, beating Thailand’s Jutamas Jitpang 5-0, becoming the fifth Indian woman boxer to win the world title. Salman was eagerly awaiting the message when he received congratulations from around the world including Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra and Anushka Sharma in the entertainment industry. Read More | Amitabh Bachchan and Anushka Sharma congratulate boxer Nikhit Jarine on winning gold at the Women’s World Boxing Championship
After winning the championship, Nikhit revealed that she was a big fan of Salman Khan and accepted her crush on him as his fans refused to call him ‘Bhai’. There was no delay in congratulating Salman after he learned of Nikkat’s goodwill and even made a hilarious request.
When asked if ‘Salman Bhai’ still greeted you, Nikhat was talking to NDTV. In response, the boxing champion said, “Kaun Bhai? Aapka Bhai? Maine Kabhi Bhai Nahi Kaha. Come on, I have never called him ‘Bhai’. Not called. He may be a brother to others, to me he is my life). “
“Salman, I am a big fan. My dream is to meet him. My first dream is to win an Olympic medal and then meet Salman in Mumbai,” he said.
Salman also spotted the clip and retweeted it, writing, “Congratulations on this gold niche.” Nikhit said it was ‘a dream come true’ to receive a message from the actor and described it as a fangirl moment. She tweeted, “Being a tough fan girl, this is my favorite dream. I could never believe that @BeingSalmanKhan tweeted for me. I am so humble. Thank you so much for making my win so special. I will forever enjoy this moment in my heart.” Face and red heart emoji) #Fangirlmoment. “
Salman in turn made a hilarious request to Nikhit and replied to his tweet – “Don’t knock me out,” adding laughing emojis. He wrote, “Lots of love. Keep doing what you do and keep punching me like my hero Sylvester Stallone.”
Apart from Salman, he received congratulatory messages from several other actors including Nikhit Amitabh Bachchan, Anushka Sharma, Kareena Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit and Anil Kapoor. Priyanka Chopra also shared a message for Nikhat, writing on Instagram Stories, “Don’t let them get you in! Congratulations @zareennikhat! (Applause emojis).