Bollywood goes Jai Ho after Team India lift WC
Bachchan, with son Abhishek and daughter-in-law Aishwarya, did their own victory lap, driving out of their Juhu bungalow `Jalsa`, after Mahendra Singh Dhoni took India to victory with a lofty six.
"Incredible! Its like we just won our independence.
It is madness outside!! Abhishek, Aishwarya and me on top of the roof of car, waving tricolor and just screaming," the veteran wrote on micro-blogging website Twitter.
"Chak De India," said a beaming Shah Rukh Khan to the media outside his Bandra residence after the team picked up the trophy.
Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, a cricket buff who had fasted for Team India during the semi-finals tweeted, "Wholeheartedly wishing Team India congratulations and best wishes. (Hamari Vishwa-Vijayi Team India ko teh-e-dil se bahut aur aseem shubhkamnayein aur badhaai). After 28 years World Cup is coming home…congratulations to world champions, including Gautam Gambhir, Sachin Tendulkar, M S Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh."
"What should I say about you Sachin…how should I praise you…" she wrote.
Actress Madhuri Dixit, based in the US, watched the team lift the cup and tweeted, "What an awesome match. Both sides played well. Strong work M S Dhoni, Sachin Tendulkar and company!! Congrats Team India! We did it! Great job bringing the Cup back!!!."
The final at the Wankhede stadium was a star-studded affair with Aamir Khan, wife Kiran Rao, actress Preity Zinta and Vivek Oberoi among those cheering on from the stands.
Actress Bipasha Basu wrote, "Mahi (M S Dhoni) and our entire team made us so proud! What a historical moment!"
Actress Shilpa Shetty, tweeted "And History is Made! A timeless moment which will be etched in our minds forever.
Well done Team India. You made us cry n made our dream come true (sic)."
"My salute to our Team, to their determination, their Courage, their talent. They have made all of us very very proud," lyricist Javed Akhtar tweeted.
Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar tweeted, "Congrats for our nation. 1.2 Billion prayers are answered. In Mohali it was Dussehra and in Mumbai it is Diwali. India creates history winning the World Cup." .