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Kaur Singh

Biopic of only Indian boxer who fought Muhammad Ali in the pipeline

Titled "Padma Shri Kaur Singh", the film will trace the achievements of the heavyweight boxer.

Oct 10, 2019, 19:54 PM IST

Shah Rukh Khan offers financial help to boxing legend Kaur Singh

Kaur, 69, was the lone boxing gold medallist for India in the 1982 Asian Games in Delhi. The heavyweight boxer had defeated Ismail Khalil of Iran in the inaugural Asiad in from home fans. India, however, won five more medals from the ring – two silver and three bronze.

Dec 18, 2017, 16:49 PM IST

The untold story of Kaur Singh – A forgotten Indian boxer who fought Muhammad Ali

Kaur Singh has been waiting to get the INR I Lac reward money he earned 34 years ago.

Jul 17, 2016, 18:27 PM IST

When Rajiv Gandhi convinced Muhammad Ali to fight at Delhi’s National Stadium in 1980

This was a rare occasion when the partisan Indian crowd cheered on the outsider.

Jun 05, 2016, 09:38 AM IST