Tribune Information Service
Mandi, August 4
Actor, author and entrepreneur Kunal Kapoor is making a movie on six-time Winter Olympian Shiva Keshavan, a local of Manali. Kunal introduced this in an Instagram submit, which delighted Keshavan.
Kapoor posted, “I’m very pleased to begin my journey as a producer with the story of six-time winter Olympian, the superb @100thofasec. A narrative that I’ve lived with and been impressed by for a few years. A narrative that isn’t solely about resilience and the trail much less taken, but additionally concerning the spirit of India. Our potential to achieve for the unattainable with restricted assets.”
- Shiva Keshavan is a 6-time Olympian and the primary Indian consultant to compete in luge on the Winter Olympics
- He set a brand new Asian velocity file at 134.3 km/h and gained a gold medal within the 2011 Asian Luge Cup at Nagano in Japan
In reply to the submit of Kunal Kapoor, Olympian Shiva Keshavan posted, “I’m tremendous excited to announce that I’m engaged on a movie with a beautiful human being & multi proficient @kunalkkapoor. Trying ahead to convey some consideration to winter sports activities, the Himalayas & most of all to the fireplace all of us have inside us that collectively kinds the nice blaze — India!”
Keshavan is a six-time Olympian and the primary Indian consultant to compete in luge on the Winter Olympic Video games. He set a brand new Asian velocity file at 134.3 km/h (83.5 mph) after beating the earlier file of 131.9 km/h (82.0 mph) and gained a gold medal within the 2011 Asian Luge Cup at Nagano in Japan. In 2012, he set a brand new Asian monitor file at 49.590 seconds. He’s the reigning Asian champion.
He gained the Junior Nationwide Ski Championship in 1995 on the age of 14. On the age of 15, he attended a luge camp at his faculty, carried out by world champion Günther Lemmerer. Keshavan was chosen as a promising younger athlete and went on to change into the youngest individual to ever formally qualify for the Olympic Video games in luge, attending the Nagano 1998 video games on the age of 16.
In 2014, Keshavan walked as an Impartial Olympic participant on the Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Sochi because of the suspension of the Indian Olympic Affiliation. Nevertheless, in a while in the course of the Sochi Winter Olympics, the Indian Olympic Affiliation made a comeback, leading to Keshavan competing below the Indian flag.
Keshavan certified for his sixth and remaining Olympics in 2018, the place he completed thirty fourth out of 40 athletes within the males’s singles occasion. In 2014, he turned the founder-president of the Olympians Affiliation of India.
He now goals to advertise the Winter Video games in India.
Keshavan struggled laborious to achieve the Olympics with out authorities help and with restricted assets, he symbolize the India within the Winter Olympics. He needed to go for crowd funding to fund his bills.