Shivendra Singh

  • 'Celluloid Man' review: Make the time for it May 4, 2013

    Director: Shivendra Singh Dungarpur We celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema, yet we're little aware of the man who painstakingly restored Dadasaheb Phalke's work as well as several other silent pictures and talkies, and then built our country's moving pictures archive, one film can at a time. The documentary 'Celluloid Man',...
  • 100 years of Indian cinema: The amazing story of 'Celluloid Man' May 17, 2013

    In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director - Alfred Hitchcock. With due respect to Alfred Hitchcock's ideas, I dare say that here is a documentary which is far more relevant and heavier in content than most of the feature films where god is not...
  • 'Celluloid Man' to hit the screens this Friday May 1, 2013

    After bagging two National wards and being screened at 24 International Film Festivals in less than a year, Shivendra Singh Dungarpur's 'Celluloid Man' is finally releasing in theatres this Friday. ...
  • Celluloid Man: Watch the trailer of National Award winning docu film April 16, 2013

    New Delhi: After winning two National Awards, the first trailer of the documentary film is out. Directed by Shivendra Singh Dungarpur, 'Celluloid Man' explores the life and work of the guardian of Indian cinema P.K. Nair. ...
  • Axed seniors will have to earn a comeback: Nobbs December 11, 2012

    New Delhi: With a young Indian team managing an impressive fourth-place finish in the Champions Trophy, hockey coach Michael Nobbs has dropped hints that seniors such as Sandeep Singh could be on their way out as he is looking to build a side for the 2016 Olympics. Ace drag-flicker Sandeep and...
  • How India made it to Champions Trophy hockey semis December 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Ranked No. 11 in the world and buried at the rock bottom of the standings at the London Olympics, Indian hockey bit the bullet before announcing the squad to tour Australia. And a fortnight later, bosses at Hockey India will have a rare smile on their face as...
  • Shivendra, Sandeep dropped from India hockey squad November 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Star midfielder Sardar Singh will captain India at the Lanco International Super Series and 34th Champions Trophy as Hockey India (HI) on Monday announced the 18-man squad for the tour of Australia, which will not include penalty-corner expert Sandeep Singh and veteran striker Shivendra Singh on the touring...
  • Ex-Team Anna members cry foul after FB page disappears September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Disappearance of a 'Facebook' page maintained by erstwhile Team Anna supporters, who are opposed to the movement taking political plunge, has prompted them to cry hoarse and demand restoration of the page. The India Against Corruption (IAC) page maintained by Shivendra Singh Chouhan, who came out of Team Anna...
  • Never blamed Nobbs for London fiasco: Shivendra August 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Reacting to media reports about blaming coach Michael Nobbs for Indian hockey's Olympics debacle, star centre-forward Shivendra Singh denied having made any such statements, saying his comments have been "misconstrued." Local media reported earlier on Friday that Shivendra has blamed Nobbs for changing the team's strategy at the last...
  • Hockey: Shivendra blames coach Nobbs for fiasco August 24, 2012

    Gwalior: Indian hockey team's centre-forward Shivendra Singh on Friday dropped a bombshell by stating that coach Michael Nobbs' wrong strategy of over-attacking was responsible for team's last-place finish at the London Olympics. "The team's coach Michael Nobbs was responsible for the humiliating defeat in London as he made us change the...
  • India thrash France 8-2 in hockey friendly June 29, 2012

    Lille: Indian hockey team's preparations for next month's Olympic Games began on a confident note with a 8-2 route of France in the first of the two friendly matches here on Thursday. India led 3-2 at the half-time after the home side had taken an early lead. SK Uthappa scored the...
  • Team bonding is the best stress buster: Shivendra July 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Apart from Ignace Tirkey and Sandeep Singh, it will be the first Olympics for the rest of the Indian hockey team members and experienced forward Shivendra Singh said that they are using 'team bonding' as a stress buster ahead of the London Games. "Mental strength is important during such...
  • India get Olympic boost with Azlan Shah bronze July 5, 2012

    India ended a three-match losing streak against Great Britain by beating them 3-1 at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament on Sunday to secure a bronze medal, which is exactly the kind of boost Michael Nobbs's men needed ahead of the Olympics in July-August. India went into the match having...
  • Another Team Anna member slams Kejriwal May 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Further cracks have appeared in Team Anna with one of its prominent members, who designed the social media campaign for the protests, shooting off a letter to Arvind Kejriwal questioning the way in which the anti-corruption movement has been led. The letter by Shivendra Singh Chauhan came after a...
  • Australia outpaced and outplayed us: Brasa March 3, 2010

    New Delhi: India coach Jose Brasa said the team missed suspended forward Shivendra Singh but had no qualms in admitting that his wards were completely outpaced and outplayed by a vastly superior Australian side in the hockey World Cup here on Tuesday night. "We did not play badly. But Australia played...
  • Sohail Abbas sorry for Shivendra but ban 'right' March 2, 2010

    New Delhi: Star Pakistani drag-flicker Sohail Abbas felt sorry for Shivendra Singh but said the FIH "must have taken a correct decision" while banning the Indian striker for two matches in the hockey World Cup. Shivendra was first suspended by tournament director Ken Read for hitting Pakistani Fareed Ahmed in their...
  • Hockey body denies being harsh on Asian players March 2, 2010

    New Delhi: International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Tuesday refuted charges of being harsh on Asian players and insisted all they want is friendship and fair play. FIH spokesman Arjen Meijer said tournament director Ken Read, an Australian, was unbiased while handing out a three-match suspension on India's centre-forward Shivendra Singh. The...
  • Reduced ban is no justice: Shivendra March 2, 2010

    New Delhi: The ban on him has been reduced by a match but Indian forward Shivendra Singh said Tuesday even the lighter penalty amounts to "injustice" on him as he has been punished for no fault. During India's World Cup opener against Pakistan on Sunday, Shivendra's stick hit rival player Fareed...
  • Ban on hockey star reduced March 2, 2010

    New Delhi: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Tuesday reduced the three-match ban on Indian forward Shivendra Singh, for "deliberately" hitting a Pakistani player during his team's World Cup opener here, to two. The verdict of the FIH jury means that Shivendra, who scored a goal against Pakistan on Sunday, will...
  • Shivendra's 3-match ban harsh, says Coach Brasa March 2, 2010

    New Delhi: Indian hockey coach Jose Brasa on Monday minced no words in expressing his anguish at World Cup tournament director Ken Read's decision to hand a three-match suspension to forward Shivendra Singh for "deliberately" hitting a Pakistani player, calling the ruling "harsh" and "unfortunate". Brasa said it has made...
  • Shivendra suspended for hitting Pak hockey player March 1, 2010

    New Delhi: Indian forward Shivendra Singh, who scored the first goal in India’s first World Cup Hockey match against Pakistan on Sunday, has been suspended for three matches for “deliberately” hitting a Pakistan player. The Indian team management has appealed against the punishment meted out to Shivendra, who scored a goal...