Articles about Mahavir Singh Phogat

Coronavirus outbreak: Aamir Khan urges Chinese fans to take precautions

23 Feb 2020

Entertainment
Coronavirus outbreak: Aamir Khan urges Chinese fans to take precautions

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan, who commands a strong fan base in China, has expressed concern over the catastrophic coronavirus outbreak in the country and advised people to follow the set precautions and instructions.

List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

30 Jan 2020

Politics
List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

With the induction of celebrated badminton star Saina Nehwal right ahead of the crucial Delhi Assembly elections, the Centre-ruling BJP has made it clear that it is looking to up its star power.

'Dangal' biggest blockbuster; Salman and Sunny Leone most searched celebrities

03 Dec 2019

Entertainment
'Dangal' biggest blockbuster; Salman and Sunny Leone most searched celebrities

Aamir Khan's Dangal has been crowned as the biggest blockbuster of the decade, according to Yahoo India's Year in Review (YIR) rankings, released today.

#PoliticalDangal: Ahead of Haryana elections, Babita Phogat, father join BJP

12 Aug 2019

Politics
#PoliticalDangal: Ahead of Haryana elections, Babita Phogat, father join BJP

Ahead of crucial Haryana Assembly polls, wrestler Babita Phogat and her father Mahavir Phogat joined Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Ritu Phogat on MMA, father's support and much more

12 Mar 2019

Sports
#NewsBytesExclusive: Ritu Phogat on MMA, father's support and much more

Indian women's wrestling ace Ritu Phogat had recently announced that she would now pursue Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).

Impressed with 'Dangal', South Korea's First Lady to meet Phogat-family

09 Jul 2018

India
Impressed with 'Dangal', South Korea's First Lady to meet Phogat-family

South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook has invited the Phogat family for tea in New Delhi during her visit to India.

Can 'Sanju' beat these 5 Indian biopics?

26 Jun 2018

Entertainment
Can 'Sanju' beat these 5 Indian biopics?

Ranbir Kapoor's 'Sanju' is arguably the most eagerly-awaited biopic in recent times. The buzz for the Rajkumar Hirani directorial is unprecedented and a tsunami is expected at the box office on June 29.

Babita Phogat's father missed her Commonwealth-match due to no tickets

12 Apr 2018

Sports
Babita Phogat's father missed her Commonwealth-match due to no tickets

Parts of the hit movie 'Dangal' were fictionalized, but a particularly sentimental one almost came true.

China's IMDb ranks Aamir's Dangal No. 1 film of 2017

04 Jan 2018

Entertainment
China's IMDb ranks Aamir's Dangal No. 1 film of 2017

There seems to be no stopping for Dangal, as even after one year of its release, the film still continues to be on the top.

'Dangal' becomes fifth highest grossing non-English movie ever

14 Jun 2017

Entertainment
'Dangal' becomes fifth highest grossing non-English movie ever

'Dangal' is breaking one record after the other. It is now the fifth highest-grossing non-English movie ever.

Will not consider Gurmeet Rahim's name for Dronacharya Award: Goel

01 Jun 2017

Sports
Will not consider Gurmeet Rahim's name for Dronacharya Award: Goel

Sports Minister Vijay Goel said, in no unclear terms, that the ministry will not give any consideration to Yoga Federation of India's recommendation to give Dronacharya Award to Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

Dronacharya award nomination for Gurmeet Ram Rahim

30 May 2017

Sports
Dronacharya award nomination for Gurmeet Ram Rahim

Chief of Haryana based non-profit organization Dera Sacha Sauda, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, has been recommended for this year's Dronacharya Award by the Yoga Federation of India.

Dangal becomes second Indian film to cross Rs. 1000cr mark

15 May 2017

Entertainment
Dangal becomes second Indian film to cross Rs. 1000cr mark

Aamir Khan's Dangal became the second Indian film, after Baahubali 2, to cross the Rs. 1,000 crore mark worldwide.

Phogat sisters to open academy in Bengaluru

26 Feb 2017

Sports
Phogat sisters to open academy in Bengaluru

In an attempt to empower more women in the country, the Phogat sisters are planning to establish a wrestling academy in Nandi Hills in Bengaluru.

Dangal 'strikes gold': Sweeps away three major Filmfare awards

15 Jan 2017

Entertainment
Dangal 'strikes gold': Sweeps away three major Filmfare awards

Though it came as a year-end surprise of 2016, 'Dangal' wrestled out others to win three of the four major Filmfare awards.

Haryana Government to provide state akhadas with 100 mats

03 Jan 2017

Sports
Haryana Government to provide state akhadas with 100 mats

The movie 'Dangal' highlighted the issue of young wrestlers facing problems in their training, owing to lack of basic facilities.

Parts of Dangal are fictional: Aamir Khan

31 Dec 2016

Sports
Parts of Dangal are fictional: Aamir Khan

Replying to the criticism of Geeta Phogat's former coach PR Sondhi, Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has said that some part of the movie 'Dangal' were fictionalized.

Legal trouble for Dangal over coach's portrayal

27 Dec 2016

Sports
Legal trouble for Dangal over coach's portrayal

Piara Ram Sondhi is seeking legal action against film makers of 'Dangal' for wrongly portraying the character of the coach, which is loosely based on him.

'Dangal' based on Geeta Phogat's life releases today

23 Dec 2016

Sports
'Dangal' based on Geeta Phogat's life releases today

Dangal, a biopic based on the life of wrestler Geeta Phogat has released today across India.

Geeta Phogat appointed DSP in Haryana Police

20 Oct 2016

Sports
Geeta Phogat appointed DSP in Haryana Police

India's first woman wrestler to win a gold at the Commonwealth Games Geeta Phogat, was appointed as Deputy Superintendent of Police in Haryana Police.