Articles by Avinash Ramachandran
Dec 07, 2017
Pullela Gopichand on his assembly line of champions, BWF World Tour, expansion of Indian badminton and moreGopichand, the coach nonpareil in the country, is constantly looking to give back to the field of badminton that made him and his students household names.
Dec 03, 2017
S Durga actors call IFFI officials 'puppets'; condemn Mollywood's apathyControversies surrounding the Sanal Kumar Sasidharan-directed S Durga seem to suggest that Indians are infants who must be spoon-fed from time to time about the difference between what is real as opposed to what is reel.
Dec 02, 2017
HS Prannoy on his new PBL team Ahmedabad Smash Masters, rise of Indian badminton and Malayalam cinema2017 was a watershed year for men’s badminton and Prannoy believes the change began with Sameer Verma’s win at Syed Modi GPG and Sai Praneeth continuing the good run at Singapore.
Nov 09, 2017
Faster Fene: Riteish Deshmukh's production brings beloved Marathi fictional character to screenFaster Fene is not a Fandry or Natrang that will make it to the list of 'Marathi Movies to Watch Before You Turn 37 ' or something, but it is certainly a film that can open up Marathi cinema to a wider audience
Oct 30, 2017
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: How Patna Pirates captain Pardeep Narwal became the Sachin Tendulkar of his yardOne of the very few constants across the three seasons for the Pirates has been Pardeep Narwal who has grown from an unsure teenage sensation to become one of India's best raiders at the very young age of 20.
Oct 28, 2017
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Gujarat Fortunegiants can claim title if they keep Patna Pirates' Pardeep Narwal quietThe course of the final heavily depends on how Pardeep scores and the Pirates coach exuded confidence that the Pirates' captain has improved a lot as a player in the last few games.
Oct 27, 2017
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Pardeep Narwal helps Patna Pirates snap Bengal Warriors hoodoo, enter 3rd finalEven as the duo of Maninder and Deepak Narwal consistently scored raid points for the Warriors in a bid to get back into the game, Pardeep continued to amass points in a hurry.
Oct 26, 2017
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Bengal Warriors aim to nullify Pardeep Narwal effect against Patna Pirates to qualify for finalThough the Pirates have won six of their eight encounters against Warriors over the past four seasons, things are different this time around
Oct 25, 2017
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Pardeep Narwal propels Patna Pirates into 2nd qualifier; Gujarat Fortunegiants continue dream runHowever mouth-watering that clash is turning out to be, the Patna Pirates have to go through Bengal Warriors, who have been rock-solid all through this season and will play with equal if not more aggression than the Pirates.
Oct 24, 2017
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Puneri Paltan's dogged persistence takes them past UP Yoddha in a thrillerIt was a match between a Puneri Paltan with a strong all-round game and the UP Yoddha who needed to buckle up on their defence to compliment their in-form raiders.