Deepika Padukone, who is the daughter of the badminton player Prakash Padukone shares a great bond with him.
Recently, a journalist named Clayton J Murzello shared a throwback picture of Deepika’s father Prakash Padukone holding the shining cup in his hand.
Sharing the picture, he wrote, “40 years ago on this day Prakash Padukone won the All England Championship in London’s Wembley Arena. I’m sure @deepikapadukone would love to read this eye witness account by Shirish Nadkarni in @mid_day.”
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Prakash Padukone is a badminton player and was ranked World No. 1 in 1980; the same year he became the first Indian to win the All England Open Badminton Championships. He was also awarded the Arjuna award in 1972 and the Padma Shri in 1982 by the Government of India.
Retweeting the same post, Deepika indited a heartfelt note. She wrote, “Pappa, Your contribution to Badminton and Indian Sport is immeasurable! Thank You for your inspiring display of dedication, discipline, determination and years of hard work! They don’t make you like you anymore… We love you and are proud of you! Thank You for being you!
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Isn’t that sweet?