Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh took to official Instagram account to write a heartfelt note for father-in-law Prakash Padukone on the 40th anniversary of his iconic win at the All England Badminton Championship. Ranveer shared a photo of the badminton star along with a beautiful caption. Also Read - Ranveer Singh's Endorphin-rush Doubles With Deepika Padukone's Presence, Shares Mushy Picture

Sharing his thoughts on father-in-law Prakash Padukone, Ranveer Singh wrote, “40 years ago on this day, #PrakashPadukone changed the fate of Badminton forever. He won the All England Championship in London’s Wembley Arena, creating history for Indian sports. An unprecedented, landmark victory that shines everlastingly in the annals of time. #legend #icon #proud.” Also Read - From Ranveer Singh's 83 to Akshay Kumar's Sooryavanshi: 10 Bollywood Films to Watch out For in 2020

Sharing a photo with her father on micro-blogging site Twitter, Deepika 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!”

Prakash Padukone is a former badminton champion who made India proud by becoming the first-ever Indian to win the All England Badminton Championship 40 years ago on this day exactly on the same date. He is one of the most iconic badminton players in the world.

On the work front, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh will be next seen in Kabir Khan’s directorial venture 83 which is a biopic on former Indian skipper Kapil Dev and narrates the story of India’s historic win at the 83 Cricket world cup where Kapil was India’s serving captain. In the movie, Deepika will be playing the role of Romi Bhatia, and this will be the first time that she will be playing Ranveer’s reel-life wife on the silver screen post their marriage. The film, which was slated to release on April 10 has been postponed due to the massive outbreak of coronavirus.