Renjith

  • Triple jumpers Maheshwary, Mayookha cleared for Asiad 1 hour 24 minutes ago

    Patiala: The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Thursday said triple jumpers Mayookha Johny (women's) and Renjith Maheshwary (men's) have been cleared for the Incheon Asian Games, starting on Friday. However, the men's 4x400 metres relay team were dropped due to poor form during the trials held at the National Institute...
  • Maheshwary, Om Prakash doubtful for Asian Games 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Triple jumper Renjith Maheshwary and shot putter Om Prakash Karhana were on Monday rendered doubtful for the upcoming Asian Games though the Athletics Federation of India is yet to take a final call on the matter. The fate of men's 4x400m relay team will also be decided by the...
  • Athletics team of India for Glasgow CWG pruned down to 33 July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has decided to prune down the number of track and field participants in the upcoming Glasgow Commonwealth Games from the original 41 to 33, leaving out controversial triple jumper Renjith Maheswary and the six-member men's 4x100m relay team. Indian Olympic Association (IOA) had already...
  • SC refuses to interfere with government's decision on Arjuna award May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to interfere with the government's decision withdrawing Arjuna award from triple jump athlete Renjith Maheshwary, hours before the presentation ceremony last year. "This is not a subject matter of judicial review. You cannot bring such matter for judicial review. It is not justiciable,"...
  • Maheswary's name again nominated by AFI for Arjuna Awards May 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Triple jumper Renjith Maheswary, who has been stopped from receiving Arjuna Award under controversial circumstances on charges of dope violation last year, has again been recommended by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) for the coveted honour this year. A top AFI official said that Maheswary's name has again...
  • Triple-jumper Renjith Maheswary may get reprieve September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Going by circumstantial evidence, triple jumper Renjith Maheshwari, who reportedly failed a dope test in 2008, may get a reprieve paving the way for his getting the Arjuna Award. The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) in its report to the sports ministry Monday said they have no knowledge of...
  • Renjith Maheswary's Arjuna award put on hold; Sports Ministry orders inquiry September 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday ordered an inquiry into triple jumper Renjith Maheswary's doping controversy, which resulted in his Arjuna award being put on hold. "I have ordered an inquiry. There is a due diligence process that has to be followed. But I am expecting a report...
  • Renjith Maheswary fails yet again, India draw a blank in Moscow August 16, 2013

    Moscow: Triple jumper Renjith Maheswary flopped yet again in a big event as he failed to qualify for the final round to mark a disappointing end to India's campaign in the 14th IAAF World Championships here on Friday. Maheswary finished sixth in Group A qualification round and 13th overall with...
  • Indian women clinch gold in 4x400m relay on final day July 7, 2013

    Pune: India clinched a gold medal in women's 4x400m relay to finish sixth overall as the curtains were drawn on the 20th Asian Athletics Championships with China confirming their supreme status in the continent here. The home team came up with a rich haul of eight medals - one gold, two...
  • Renjith Maheswary wants to shake off 'passenger' tag July 4, 2013

    Pune: Triple jumper Renjith Maheswary feels uneasy at being referred to as 'passenger' at big events and says he is determined to shake off the dubious tag in the ongoing Asian Championships and next month's World Championships in Moscow. Maheswary, who holds the national record of 17.07m when he won a...
  • Triple jumper Renjith Maheswary qualifies for World Championships June 7, 2013

    Chennai: National record holder triple jumper Renjith Maheswary became the second Indian athlete to qualify for this year's World Championship in Moscow as he clinched a gold on the final day the National Inter-State Athletics Championships in Chennai on Friday. Maheswary, representing the home state, crossed the World Championships B standard...
  • Malayalam actor Kuldeep to star in 'Oru Yakshy Kadha' April 20, 2013

    It has been more than couple of years that Mollywood has witnessed a ghost thriller. And so after a very long time 'Oru Yakshy Kadha' written and directed by film maker Nandhan Menon is on the roll to scare thae audience. Kuldeep, who made debut in a Malayalam movie titled...
  • Malayalm actor Ashokan to star in Shan's next April 7, 2013

    After being with some supporting characters for some time, senior star Ashokan will play the lead in the new movie 'Village Guys'. Directed by debutante Shan, the movie will tell the drastic happenings in the life of foursome after they met a mysterious lady. ...
  • Maheshwary, Om Prakash win gold in Indian GP Athletics March 31, 2013

    Patiala: National record holder Renjith Maheshwary bagged the gold in the men's triple jump in the season-opening Indian Grand Prix first leg here on Sunday. Maheshwary, representing Railways, cleared 16.67m to win the event. His national record stands at 17.07m. Arpinder Singh of ONGC was second with an effort of 15.92m...
  • Mammootty to star in director Marthandan's next March 29, 2013

    Malayalam star Mammootty seems to be giving his priority dates to start those films which feature him in down to earth characters, one after the another. The trend which started with the film 'Bavootiyude Namathil' is aptly followed by 'Immanuel' which will hit the theatres by April 5. The actor...
  • Indian triple jumpers, Gowda turn in poor show August 8, 2012

    London: It was a luckless day for India at the Olympics with its two triple jumpers on show crashing out of the track and field competition here Tuesday. Male triple jumper Renjith Maheshwary gave a poor account of himself as he failed to qualify for the finals with a 'No Mark'...
  • Renjith's poor show raises selection issues August 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Triple jumper Renjith Maheshwary's 'no mark' show at London Olympics is not a one-off incident as he had brought on himself the same ignominy at the World Championships in South Korea last year also. His three fouls in the triple jump qualifying round in London on Tuesday has raised...
  • Olympics: Triple-jumper Renjith crashes out August 7, 2012

    London: India's triple-jumper Renjith Maheshwary crashed out of the London Olympics, failing to qualify for the finals with a 'No Mark' at the Olympic Stadium here Tuesday. Renjith, India's sole male representative in the event, was shown the red flag in all three of his attempts as he each time over-stepped...
  • 'Idukki Gold' shooting to be completed in 2013 July 31, 2012

    For all those who has been patiently waiting for the screen version of Santhosh Echikkanam's 'Idukki Gold', here comes the assurance from its director Aashiq Abu. Presently donning a character in Rajeev Ravi's 'Annayum Rasoolum', Aashiq is sure that he will can the film in the year 2013. Currently meeting a...
  • Actor Dileep bags best actor award at KSFA July 20, 2012

    Popular actor Dileep won the best actor award at the Kerala State Film Awards, his first, for his role in 'Velaripravinte Changathi', while Swetha Menon bagged best actress award for 'Salt N Pepper'. Director Renjith's 'Indian Rupee' was declared the best film, and best director trophy went to Blessy for 'Pranayam'. Dileep...
  • Jumper Maheshwary targets final round in London July 16, 2012

    New Delhi: His build-up to the Olympics was far from ideal but triple jumper Renjith Maheshwary says that he has left behind the frustrations and is now focussing on at least qualifying for the final round in the London Games if not a podium finish. Maheshwary was among the three athletes...
  • Malayalam film 'Spirit' exempted from tax June 26, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Malayalam film 'Spirit', which depicted various problems and difficulties faced by tipplers have been exempted from entertainment tax. The decision to exempt the film from tax was announced in the assembly by Minister for Panchayats and Social Welfare MK Muneer while replying to a submission of PC Vishunath. The...
  • Actor Siddharth thrilled with response to 'Spirit' June 21, 2012

    Siddharth Bharathan is all euphoric over the rave reviews he is garnering for his character in 'Spirit'. The actor says, "I am getting accolades from all corners for playing the tippler Samir who has a crucial role in the film. It was a privilege to get an offer to work...
  • Video: First Look of Mohanlal starrer 'Spirit' June 20, 2012

    The most recent movie from Mohanlal 'Spirit', which will also see him uniting with the most happening director of the industry Renjith opened today at 100 plus centers across India. The movie will be screened in 84 centres in Kerala while the Mumbai and Bangalore sector will have the movie...
  • Malayalam Review: 'Spirit' is insightful June 19, 2012

    Almost a two decade ago, it was Renjith who asked Mohanlal to lip-sync the dialogue "I will be there just before you put the ice cube to the last peg". It was for the character Jagannathan, the movie which had him become one of the biggest Mollywood hits of...
  • 'Spirit' opens in 100 plus centers June 17, 2012

    The most recent movie from Mohanlal 'Spirit', which will also see him uniting with the most happening director of the industry Renjith opened today at 100 plus centers across India. The movie will be screened in 84 centres in Kerala while the Mumbai and Bangalore sector will have the movie...
  • Script writer Shankar Ramakrishnan is very busy May 18, 2012

    After working as a close aide to his mentor Renjith for almost a decade, Shankar Ramakrishnan has suddenly turned busy with his works. Known more as the script writer of the historical thriller 'Urumi' featuring Prithviraj and Genelia, Shankar has currently emerged as one of the most sought- after writer...
  • India off to bad start in TT, athletics disappoint again August 18, 2008

    Beijing: In yet another disappointing day for India in the Olympic Games on Monday, its challenge in the women's table tennis fizzled out with Neha Aggarwal bowing out in first round and disappointment continued in athletics with triple jumper Renjith Maheswary failing in qualifying test. Delhi teenager Neha, making her first...