MUMBAI: With the Olympic Games kicking off next month, infotainment
channel History TV18 is launching a new show profiling the
is a way of transmitting the positive cheer to Olympics contenders,
who are stretching to their maximum limit, all in the hope
of winning that one medal that counts.
'Go For Glory', which kicked off today at 8.30 pm, is a six
episode series committed to the medal aspirants. Each episode
will be dedicated to a particular sport - Hockey, Badminton,
Shooting, Boxing, Wrestling and Women Special. Each episode
will bring the audience up close and personal with the aspirants,
as the show is precisely designed to profile their past achievements,
their aspirations and their life on and off the field.
Hockey special show will bring into fore the Indian team members
likes of Bharat Chetri, Shivendra Singh, Tushar Khandkar,
Sandeep Singh along with former players like Jagbir Singh,
Zafar Iqbal, Balbir Singh, amongst others.
Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap, Ashwini Ponappa and Jwala Gutta
will take the limelight in the Badminton special episode.
women special episode will profile prominent names like Mary
Kom (Boxing), Bombayala Devi (Archery), Deepika Kumari (Archery),
Chekrovolu Swuro (Archery) and Krishna Poonia (Discus).