Vijender Singh

  • CWG 2014: Paddlers Sharath-Amalraj, discus thrower Seema Punia win silver medals for India on Day 9 02-08-2014 02:50 AM

    Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj picked up the silver medal in the men's doubles table tennis while Seema Punia won in women's discuss throw in the Commonwealth Games 2014 on Friday. Sharath, three-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist, and Amalraj lost 11-8, 7-11, 9-11, 5-11 in 33 minutes to the...
  • CWG 2014: Boxer Vijender Singh enters semi-finals 31-07-2014 02:39 AM

    Glasgow: Star boxer Vijender Singh punched his way into the semifinals assuring himself of a medal after four other Indian pugilists assured themselves of at least a bronze each in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. Vijender outclassed Trinidad and Tobago's Aaron Prince in men's 75kg category. The 2008 Olympic...
  • CWG 2014: Boxers Vijender, Devendro enter quarters 28-07-2014 10:03 PM

    Glasgow: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh (75kg) continued his sublime form to enter the quarterfinals along with gritty youngster L Devendro Singh (49kg) in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Monday. Vijender, a former Olympic and World Championships bronze-medallist, outpunched Namibia's Mujandjae Kasuto 3-0 in a lopsided contest to make the...
  • CWG 2014: Vijender Singh, Manoj Kumar make bright starts in Glasgow 26-07-2014 11:19 PM

    Glasgow: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh and Manoj Kumar on Saturday made resounding start to their campaigns at the Commonwealth Games, winning their respective bouts with identical 3-0 scorelines. Vijender punched his way to the pre-quarterfinals with a unanimous verdict over Andrew Kometa of Kiribati in the 75kg bout while...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Indian boxers begin medal hunt today 25-07-2014 08:49 AM

    Glasgow: Left isolated internationally due to the administrative mess at home, Indian boxers' proven track record of excelling in extreme adversity will be put to a severe test when they start their campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Friday. With seven medals, three of them gold and four...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Analysing India's medal prospects 24-07-2014 09:15 AM

    The 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games 2014 will see close to 5000 athletes from 71 nations of the erstwhile British empire compete for the top honours with superstar sprinter Usain Bolt of Jamaica and middle- and long-distance king Mo Farah of England expected to set the Hampden Park Stadium...
  • Vijender Singh leads Indian boxing contingent at CWG 19-07-2014 03:57 PM

    New Delhi: Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh will lead the Indian boxing contingent at the Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow from July 23 to Aug 3. Eight men and three women have been selected in various weight categories by the Adhoc Committee Boxing. The contingent has reached the...
  • 'Fugly' collects Rs.2.95 crore on first day, director Kabir Sadanand happy 14-06-2014 02:16 PM

    Mumbai: 'Fugly', the acting debut of boxing champion Vijender Singh, managed to mint Rs.2.95 crore on its opening day, leaving director Kabir Sadanand happy. "Good 1st day for @FuglyTheFilm, domestic box office collection of 2.95 cr. So guys go out there and watch the film.. fight against the Ugly," Sadanand...
  • 'Fugly' review: The film is neither thrilling nor stirring 13-06-2014 10:35 PM

    Cast: Jimmy Shergill, Mohit Marwah, Kiara Advani, Vijender Singh and Arfi Lamba Director: Kabir Sadanand "Yeh Fugly Fugly kya hai?" goes the title song of director Kabir Sadanand's muddled film. It's also a question you ask yourself repeatedly as you leave the cinema after a viewing, still baffled by the...
  • When will the immensely talented actor Jimmy Shergill get the acclaim that he deserves? 13-06-2014 07:36 PM

    New Delhi: Don't be fooled by his charming looks, his smooth creamy skin or his guileless grey eyes. The chocolate-boy demeanor of Bollywood actor Jimmy Shergill becomes almost meaningless in the latest release 'Fugly', when he dons the avatar of a crooked, ruthless Haryanvi 'thulla' (cop) in Delhi. There is...
  • 'Fugly' Tweet Review: Mohit Marwah is passive, Vijender Singh the film's surprise package 13-06-2014 09:57 AM

    With a word as a title that most of us don't use in our schools, colleges and workplaces, the upcoming film 'Fugly' has already generated a healthy buzz around its release. With actors with illustrious backgrounds like, Mohit Marwah (nephew of Anil Kapoor, Boney Kapoor), Kiara Advani (grand daughter of...
  • 'Yeh Fugly Fugly Kya Hai': Decoding the five characters of the film 12-06-2014 08:02 PM

    While the dictionary meaning of 'Fugly' is something which is very ugly or unattractive, Kabir Sadanand's directorial debut is the story of four friends whose life take a fugly turn. All the four characters are distinct but very much in sync with each other. The hard-hitting message at the end...
  • Sonakshi Sinha took training in boxing from Vijender Singh for her role in 'Holiday' 01-06-2014 08:58 AM

    New Delhi: Actress Sonakshi Sinha had to sit for two hours to get her hair tied in a braid everytime she had to shoot for her role in the forthcoming actioner 'Holiday: A Soldier is Never Off Duty'. The actress, who has luscious locks, says she had always wanted to...
  • Boxer turned actor Vijender Singh visits Indore to promote his debut film 'Fugly' 28-05-2014 06:24 PM

    Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh, who is all set to make his Bollywood debut in upcoming film 'Fugly', feels acting is tough as boxing. Vijender, 28, was in Indore to promote the Kabir Sadanand directed comedy drama. "Both boxing and acting are tough. In both the fields you need to...
  • Vijender Singh, Akhil Kumar among 42 probables for CWG and Asian Games 13-05-2014 10:01 PM

    Patiala: Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh and veteran Akhil Kumar made it to the 42-member core-group probables for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and Asian Games in Incheon. The selection trials were held at the NIS under the supervision of the Ad-Hoc committee in presence of the selectors Mehtab...
  • Director Kabir Sadanad feels Jimmy Shergill will give 'a new shade to villainy' in the upcoming film 'Fugly' 10-05-2014 03:34 PM

    Mumbai: After playing a grey role in 'Tanu Weds Manu', actor Jimmy Shergill will now be seen playing an out-an-out negative role in Akshay Kumar's home production film 'Fugly'. "When I heard the narration, I could sense that the story was inspired from real life. It's an in your face...
  • I don't want to direct films, I am happy where I am: Akshay Kumar 08-04-2014 12:35 PM

    Mumbai: Action star Akshay Kumar is busy producing films, but says he has no interest in donning a director's hat in the future. He was present at the trailer launch of the film 'Fugly', which he has produced with Ashwini Yardi under their Grazing Goat Pictures banner. Asked if he...
  • 'Fugly' trailer: Boxer Vijender Singh, Anil Kapoor's nephew Mohit Marwah make their film debut 08-04-2014 10:06 AM

    Another sportsperson is all set to make his Bollywood debut. World boxing champion Vijender Singh makes his film debut in Kabir Sadanand's 'Fugly'. The film also features Anil Kapoor's nephew Mohit Marwah in the lead role. The trailer of the film indicates a story of four happy-go-lucky youngsters and their...
  • Vijender Singh seeks government help to resolve boxing crisis 28-03-2014 05:58 PM

    New Delhi: Star boxer Vijender Singh urged the central government to step in and resolve the ongoing crisis in Indian boxing for betterment of the sport, here. "The country's boxing federation has been suspended by the International body. I would request our government to step forward and resolve the issue",...
  • I only care about boxing: Vijender Singh 19-03-2014 11:17 PM

    The Olympic medallist says he is not supporting any particular group but hopes AIBA lifts the ban off Indian federation. ...
  • Vijender Singh feels that walking on the ramp is definitely easier than boxing 17-03-2014 12:57 PM

    Mumbai: Boxing champion Vijender Singh walked the ramp for ace designer Archana Kochhar at ongoing Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2014 here today. "I loved this experience of walking the ramp. It was amazing. Walking the ramp is definitely easy than doing boxing," Vijender said. The Olympian pugilist, who is making...
  • Officials trade punches as boxers slide in 2013 25-12-2013 11:55 AM

    New Delhi: The continuing administrative logjam worsened into a full-fledged factional tug-of-war while Indian boxing's poster boy, Vijender Singh, found himself at the center of a devastating drug scandal in what was a thoroughly tumultuous year for the country's pugilists. Suspended internationally last year, the Indian Boxing Federation remained a...
  • World Boxing Championships: Vikash, Sumit, Satish in quarters 22-10-2013 05:29 PM

    Almaty, (Kazakhstan): Indian boxers continued to touch new highs at the World Championships here as three of them entered the quarter-finals on an all-win day to take the total number to an unprecedented five. Vikash Malik (60kg), Sumit Sangwan (81kg) and Satish Kumar (+91kg) joined Shiva Thapa (56kg) and Manoj...
  • Down with viral but Vijender dominates World Championship opener 17-10-2013 04:20 PM

    Almaty: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh (75kg) gave a dominating performance despite being down with viral fever to thrash Sweden's Hampus Henriksson in his opening bout and enter the second round of the World Championships here Thursday. Vijender, who was the first Indian boxer to win a medal at the...
  • Vijender, Nanao in Indian team for World boxing Championships 28-08-2013 11:07 PM

    Patiala: Vijender Singh (75kg) made a return to the Indian boxing team along with Thokchom Nanao Singh (49kg) as the selectors picked the team for the World Championships after a two-day trial here on Wednesday. There were hardly any surprises in the team, which will compete under the International Boxing...
  • Feeling good about my game but can do better: Vijender Singh 28-08-2013 08:05 PM

    Patiala: "There was a little bit of pressure but I am relaxed now", said star boxer Vijender Singh as he dug from his wealth of experience to present a strong case for selection in the trials for the World Championships to be held from October 11 to 27. The 27-year-old,...
  • Indian boxers set for World Championships trial 26-08-2013 03:16 PM

    Patiala: One delay and many speculations later, Indian boxers will fight it out for a place in the national team for the World Championships when the three-day trials start here on Tuesday. With the Indian Boxing Federation suspended, they would not get to compete under the country's flag but the...
  • Vijender Singh set to participate in World Championship trials 26-08-2013 11:18 AM

    New Delhi: Brushing aside speculations about his availability for the upcoming World Championship trials, star Indian boxer Vijender Singh on Monday returned to Patiala from a short leave and would be taking the ring on Tuesday to fight it out for a place in the team. "I had taken a...