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Yes, there is a real Phunsukh Wangdu!

Anshul meets Sonam Wangchuk, the man who inspired Aamir Khan's role in 3 Idiots.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Do the names Phunsukh Wangdu or Rancchoddas Shyamaldas Chanchad aka Rancho ring a bell? They are the various names of the protagonist in Raju Hirani's movie, 3 Idiots, played by Aamir Khan. The character they belonged to wasn't a figment of a fertile imagination, but drew inspiration from the real life story of an engineer-cum-scientist called Sonam Wangchuk.   This ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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PM caps Myanmar trip with visit to Bahadur Shah's grave, puja at temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today wrapped up his Myanmar trip with visits to the 'mazar' of last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar and the 2,500-year-old Shwedagon pagoda, besides performing puja at the Kalibari Temple in Yangon. Modi, on the last day of his three-day first bilateral visit to this Buddhist-majority country, visited the pagoda, considered to be the pinnacle of Myanmar's cultural heritage. He also planted a Bodhi tree sapling at the pagoda complex, signifying common cultural ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago PM wraps up Myanmar trip with visit to Bahadur Shah's grave, puja at temple  Rediff.com1 month ago
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PM Modi visits Shwedagon pagoda, performs 'puja' at temple in Myanmar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today visited the 2,500-years-old Shwedagon pagoda, considered to be the pinnacle of Myanmars cultural heritage, and performed puja at the Kalibari Temple here. Modi paid his respects at the pagoda on the last day of his three-day ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago PM Modi visits Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar  Business Standard1 month ago Modi visits Shwedagon pagoda in Myanmar  Mathrubhumi1 month ago
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