Ravi Kumar

  • Bhopal A Prayer for Rain: A film on Bhopal gas tragedy September 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Ravi Kumar has come up with a film on the Union Carbide accident that took place in Bhopal on December 2, 1984. The film features Martin Sheen, Mischa Barton, Kal Penn, Tannishtha Chatterjee and Rajpal Yadav in pivotal roles. The film is named 'Bhopal A Prayer...
  • 'Encephalitis Express' bus flagged off in eastern UP September 14, 2013

    With eastern Uttar Pradesh grappling with encephalitis which has claimed over 200 lives in the region this year, a special bus was on Saturday flagged off to bring awareness about the disease in the affected areas. The 'Encephalitis Express' bus will cover seven districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh to disseminate messages...
  • Tamil flick 'Ethir Neechal' spells profit for Dhanush May 3, 2013

    Chennai: Dhanush's production venture 'Ethir Neechal' raked in approximately Rs 4 crore on its release day in Tamil Nadu despite getting mixed reviews. Said to be made on a budget of Rs 9 crore, Sivakarthikeyanstarrer Tamil romanticdrama hit the screens on May 1. "The film released in over 300 screens...
  • Ravi Kumar falters in weightlifting July 31, 2012

    London: India's weightlifting campaign in the London Olympics ended on a dismal note with Katulu Ravi Kumar coming up with a below-par performance in the men's 69kg category at the ExCel Arena here. Ravi Kumar, who had just recovered in time for the event after a bout of fever, lifted a...
  • Sports reform Odisha's crime capital into 'Game City' July 30, 2012

    Berhampur (Odisha): Ravi Kumar is no stranger in our country. This 24-year-old weightlifter had won the coveted Gold Medal at Delhi Commonwealth Games in 2010. An Arjuna awardee, he is an inspiration to many young individuals. But life was not a bed of roses for Ravi. He lost his father...
  • India's weightlifting coach has high hopes July 20, 2012

    London: Indian weightlifting coach Devi Dutt Sharma on Thursday said his two-member team can spring a surprise at the London Olympics beginning here next week. "I will not like to talk big but the fact is that K Ravi Kumar (69 kg) and Soniya Chanu (48 kg) have qualified to be...
  • Indian lifters eye a clean Olympic show July 13, 2012

    New Delhi: They are returning to the Olympics after eight years and more than the medals, Indian weightlifters would feel the pressure of staying clear of the dope taint that has haunted the country in this discipline for about a decade. When K Ravi Kumar and N Soniya Chanu enter the...
  • 'We'll not return empty-handed from Olympics' July 10, 2012

    Patiala: Beijing Games bronze-medallist boxer Vijender Singh has assured that "we will not come back empty-handed" from the forthcoming London Olympics and said that they were very positive about their chances. "We're leaving with a very positive mindset and I assure you that we will not come back empty-handed," Vijender said....
  • Bihar: No trace of abducted NIT student July 3, 2012

    Patna: Ten days after an engineering student was abducted for ransom from the Bihar capital, police have failed to make any breakthrough for his safe recovery. Ravi Kumar, 22, a third-year civil engineering student at the National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Patna, was kidnapped June 23 from near his...
  • We promote wrong films in India: Tannishtha May 28, 2012

    Mumbai: Tannishtha Chatterjee feels Indian films still have a long way to go when it comes to getting recognition in the international arena. The actress, known for her role in 'Brick Lane', points out that the focus is not on the right kind of cinema or actors in the country. Producer...
  • Kannada Review: 'Kiladi Kitty' worth a watch May 20, 2012

    Directed by Anantha Raju, 'Kiladi Kitty' is the remake of 2008 Telugu film 'Blade Babji', an Allari Naresh-starrer, based on Hollywood film 'Blue Streak'. However, 'Kiladi Kitty' lacks the tempo of both the afore-mentioned films. It seems as if the director was in a hurry to complete the film. He simply...