In what could be huge news for Indian tennis fans, two stalwarts of the game -- Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi -- could pair up for the upcoming Rio Olympics 2016. According to reports, the duo met a few days ago in Mumbai, where both of them expressed their willingness to play together. The duo has represented India in several Olympics. They also won the men's doubles titles at the French Open and Wimbledon in 1999, a year when they also made it to the finals of the Australian Open and the ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Aamir Khan turned to Twitter to share a poster of his upcoming film, Dangal. The 50-year-old actor tweeted: ‘Mhaari chhoriyaan chhoron se kum hain ke?’ Anurag Kashyap praised it and wrote: ‘This poster tells a very strong story by itself.’ Directed by Nitesh Tiwari, the film is based on Mahavir Singh Phogat. It also stars Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra. *** Sneak ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
IMAGE: India's Rohan Bopanna made his choice of nominating his doubles partner for Rio Olympics . Photograph: Michael Dodge/Getty Images. The decision is made. India's tennis star Rohan Bopanna has picked young Saketh Myneni over the legendary Leander Paes as his choice of partner for the men's doubles at the Rio Games. The All India Tennis Association is scheduled to meet on Saturday to decide India’s Olympic teams but a consensus seems to have already been built. In a letter to ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Bopanna back in Top-10, secures direct entry for Rio Games Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Leander Paes's dream of appearing in a record seventh Olympics may remain just that if Rohan Bopanna decides to play with a player ranked lower than the world No 46. IMAGE: Leander Paes may have to be content playing only men's doubles at the Rio Olympics since the AITA is not going to stop Sania Mirza from having her choice of partner. Photograph: Steve Bardens/Getty Images Leander Paes will have to forego his claim on the mixed doubles event in order to play in his seventh Olympics, as ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Varun Dhawan, who recently launched the trailer of his upcoming film Dishoom, says he had fun training for the film. He posted a picture and wrote: ‘Training for #dishoom was one of the most fun and hardcore experiences. I had to cut gain muscle and cut fat at the same time I had an incredible trainer @rohanbodysculptor pushing me everyday will share this journey with you guys soon.’ The action-adventure film, ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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