Mahavir Phogat

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

12 Aug 2019

#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

#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).

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

12 Apr 2018

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

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.

Phogat sisters to open academy in Bengaluru

26 Feb 2017

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.

Haryana Government to provide state akhadas with 100 mats

03 Jan 2017

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.

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

23 Dec 2016

'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

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.