Real Heroes

  • Real Heroes: Meet ordinary women performing extraordinary service 04-05-2013 11:41 PM

    This episode of 'Real Heroes' focuses on women who, despite their ordinary backgrounds, are performing extraordinary services to the society. ...
  • Odisha: Woman who never went to school provides education to hundreds 03-05-2013 11:29 AM

    Keonjhar: Tulasi Munda, a woman who never got to go to school herself, is leading the education revolution amongst tribals in Odisha. She set up a night school for the children of other tribals. Being a little girl born at the cusp of freedom in the tribal belt of Odisha,...
  • WB: Real Hero Sangita Bauri wages battle against child marriage 01-05-2013 04:54 PM

    Purulia: Every second girl in India is married underage, according to UNFPA data. The UNFPA also says that India has the highest number of child brides. Nearly 47 per cent of girls are married under the legal age of 18. The agency adds that nearly 140 million child marriages may...
  • Real Heroes: Meet ordinary women performing extraordinary service 27-04-2013 11:08 PM

    This episode of 'Real Heroes' focuses on women who, despite their ordinary backgrounds, are performing extraordinary services to the society. ...
  • Meet 'Vijeyta' who exposed a sex scandal at a child care shelter 24-04-2013 08:59 AM

    New Delhi: At a time when stories of child abuse are hitting headlines every day, CNN-IBN meets a 17-year-old girl who dared to do the unthinkable. She blew the lid off a horrific sex scandal at a child care shelter in Haryana. The young girl showed tremendous courage to expose...
  • Real Heroes: Meet ordinary women performing extraordinary service 16-03-2013 10:25 PM

    Stories of women, who despite their ordinary backgrounds are performing extraordinary services. ...
  • Real Heroes: Gangrape survivor helps children, women fight sexual assault 10-03-2013 01:10 PM

    Sunitha started anti-trafficking organisation Prajwala and since then she is rescuing brothels across the country. ...
  • Real hero takes women trafficking menace to the reel 31-12-2012 09:48 AM

    Sunitha Krishnan, who has fought against women trafficking for years, has now produced a film to create awareness. ...
  • Real Heroes: Know any people who display courage and heroism by their work or in their lives? Send us their stories.

    In the last five years, CNN-IBN has brought you stories of courage and heroism of ordinary people who have dedicated their lives to selfless service....
  • Zindagi Live: honouring the real heroes 13-11-2011 10:22 PM

    On this special episode we look back at the people who shared their stories of struggle and courage with us. ...
  • Real Heroes: Honouring those who made the difference 02-09-2011 09:33 PM

    CNN-IBN honours the ordinary men and women with extraordinary will. ...
  • Real Hero Sandeep runs school for deprived kids 23-08-2011 10:07 AM

    Ex-professor Sandeep Desai collects money on Mumbai local trains to run the school for deprived kids in Ratnagiri. ...
  • Real Heroes: Honouring the extraordinary Indian 22-08-2011 09:59 AM

    The fourth edition of CNN-IBN and Reliance 'Real Heroes' honoured 24 men and women who showed the way to bring about positive change. ...
  • Real Heroes: stories of courage from west of India 21-08-2011 07:14 PM

    On this episode we bring you extraordinary stories of courage and heroism of ordinary people. ...
  • Real Hero Dinesh trains village kids in archery 21-08-2011 09:54 AM

    Gujrat: A former national level archer, Dinesh Bhil gave up on his international dream to set up an archery academy in the tribal region of Naswadi in Gujarat. Today Bhil's boys are already outshining others at both state and national level. Thirty boys with nothing but a burning desire to...
  • Real Hero: one man Army protects tiger corridor 15-08-2011 08:00 AM

    Ranthambore: Deviram Gurjar is a one man Army who, for the last two decades, has been fighting a lonely battle to protect an important tiger corridor in Rajasthan. He has been guarding the three kilometer hilly strip between Ranthambhor National Park and Kela Devi Sanctuary. He's planted some 500 trees...
  • Real Hero: Bus conductor plants trees across TN 12-08-2011 11:25 AM

    Coimbatore: A bus conductor in Tamil Nadu has planted over 1 lakh trees across the state in the last 25 years. The conductor M Yoganathan is known as the Tree Man of the south. Yoganathan is a regular on the S-26 bus that runs on the Marudamalai-Gandhipuram route in Coimbatore....
  • Real Heroes: Professor runs home for mentally challenged 11-08-2011 09:43 AM

    Prof Bhanumati runs a home for the mentally challenged in Thrisur. The children call her amma. ...
  • Real Heroes: Doctor couple in TN change lives 10-08-2011 10:54 AM

    A doctor couple in Tamil Nadu's Sittilingi valley are making medical care for all a reality. ...
  • Real Hero Rajesh educates and trains villagers 09-08-2011 09:38 AM

    Koppal: How do you ensure the benefits of liberalization reach the poorest of the poor? Rajesh Bhat, who is just 27 years of age, runs The Head Held High Foundation, which is turning illiterate villagers into BPO employees. At the speed of 40 words per minute, Ramesh processes insurance forms....
  • Real Hero Grace rescues 'joginis' in Andhra 08-08-2011 08:48 AM

    Hyderabad: A cruel and medieval tradition of poor Dalit girls, forcefully married off to the village deity and then sexually abused by the men in the village, still continues in Andhra Pradesh. But there is one woman standing up to it. Grace Nirmala helps rescue these girls and runs a...
  • Real Heroes: Revisiting the heroes in real life 06-08-2011 06:56 PM

    We bring the stories of heroism, courage, of extra ordinary efforts by ordinary people. ...
  • Real Hero Chandralekha encourages girls to study 05-08-2011 10:03 AM

    Nat Purwa: Chandralekha, who was born in a village where every girl is raised to be a prostitute, spent her life making sure the next generation of girls break out of the tradition. Thanks to her efforts, the girls are now going to school, getting married and are even employed....
  • Real Hero Anil builds dams with his Re 1 idea 04-08-2011 11:33 AM

    Mandsaur: Dr Anil Joshi has been changing the landscape of Madhya Pradesh by collecting Re 1 from each villager, and with the money pooled, he builds check dams. In a region parched by drought, Dr Joshi's intervention is bringing about a green revolution. "I decided to collect just Re 1...