Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood star Deepika Padukone were amongst the proud Indians who made it on TIME’s 100 most influential people list of 2018.
Sachin Tendulkar wrote on Virat Kohli's TIME profile, "Every sportsman knows what it's like to have good spells and bad ones too," the batting maestro explained.
"Virat took the criticism he faced during a disappointing West Indies series and returned home with a goal: to improve not only his technique, but also his fitness level. He's never looked back," the legend wrote for the Indian captain.
For Deepika Padukone's profile, her 'xXx: Return of Xander Cage' co-star Vin Diesel wrote, “she "isn't just a star," but "an actor's actor, dedicated to the craft."
Priyanka Chopra, who worked with Deepika Padukone in Bajirao Mastani, and is friends with Virat Kohli; congratulated both of her co-celebs on Twitter, saying “So happy and proud to see my friends @deepikapadukone and @imVkohli on the #Time100 list.. Big congratulations and so well deserved”
(Inputs from PTI)