Shah Rukh should play Dhyan Chand on screen: Abhishek Bachchan

Actor Abhishek Bachchan feels superstar Shah Khan Khan should make a movie on legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand and also essay his role on-screen as he looks like him.

Bharat Ratna for Tenzing if BJP voted to power, says Ahluwalia

In an attempt to connect with the local populace, BJP vice president and nominee for the Darjeeling parliamentary seat SS Ahluwalia has said mountaineer Tenzing Norgay Sherpa deserves Bharat Ratna and the BJP will look into the matter if voted to power.

Nation wanted greatest honour for Sachin Tendulkar: Shinde

Amid the debate over Bharat Ratna for Sachin Tendulkar, Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Tuesday said the highest civilian award had been conferred on him as "the whole nation wanted the greatest honour" for the celebrated cricketer.

Sachin Tendulkar played cricket for money, why give him Bharat Ratna: JD(U)

Janata Dal United on Monday raised questions on conferral of Bharat Ratna to cricketer Sachin Tendulkar saying the award has ‘become a joke.’

Irrfan keen on playing legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand

Irrfan Khan is now keen to essay the role of Dhyan Chand in a biopic based on the legend`s life.

SRK to play Dhyan Chand in biopic!

Finally, Bollywood has woken up to the idea of adapting life and times of legendary sportspersons on celluloid. After the humungous success of ‘Paan Singh Tomar’ and the much awaited ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ based on real life Indian athletes Paan Singh Tomar and Milkha Singh respectively, a film on hockey icon Dhayan Chand is in the pipeline.

Hockey pitch in London named after Dhyan Chand

A newly-laid Astro-turf hockey pitch, at a cost of £250,000, at the Indian Gymkhana Club in London has been named after Indian hockey legend Dhyan Chand.

Shabbir Ali wins Dhyan Chand Award

Former Indian captain Shabbir Ali has became the first footballer to be named for the Dhyan Chand Award for lifetime achievement.

Dhyan Chand most deserving for Bharat Ratna: Joshi

Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi welcomed the government`s proposal to include sports in the criteria for award of Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian honour.

Students and enthusiasts celebrates National Sports Day

Hundreds of school and college students, inmates of sports hostel and sports lovers here joined in observing the National Sports Day on Sunday on the birth anniversary of legendary hockey star Dhyan Chand.

Campaign launched in UP to demand Bharat Ratna for Chand

A signature campaign has been
launched in Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh to demand that hockey`s
all-time great player, Dhyan Chand be posthomously given the
Bharat Ratna which is the highest civilian honour in the

National Sports Day has become a hockey affair: Gurbux

Former Olympian Gurbux Singh on Saturday lamented that not everybody celebrates the National Sports Day, which is commemorated on the birth anniversary of legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand.

Dhyan Chand`s medium height inspired me: Olympian Dung Dung

Olympian Sylvanus Dung Dung on Saturday
attributed his success to hockey wizard Dhyan Chand`s medium
height after a chance meeting with the legend in Patiala 36
years ago.

Olympians want `Bharat Ratna` for Dhyan Chand

Insisting that Dhyan Chand is to hockey what Pele is to football, a host of former Olympians have demanded Bharat Ratna for the legendary centre-forward.