Haryana is keen to

Haryana, is “keen to do a content driven film”.“I had seen Afzal’s debut film ‘Youngistaan’ and I’m sure that he is capable of making a good film I auditioned for the role and fortunately it landed in my kitty” she said Talking about her role in the film Pia said: “I’m playing a girl from Saharanpur My character is very innocent yet strong in its own way You will see me in a non-glamorous avatar without any make-up” Asked if there is any particular actor or filmmaker she is keen to work with Pia added: “I’m very much greedy I want to work with everyone Plus I would look at the entire package – a good script a good filmmaker and of course the content I would go for a good team rather than a particular name” “Yeh Laal Rang” is currently in production Randeep who turned 39 on Thursday celebrated his birthday along with his grandmother on the set For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Andrew Amsan | New Delhi | Updated: February 6 2017 6:18 pm Jeppiar players in a match in Delhi Top News Praveena and most of her teammates had to wait far too long to savour even the little joys of life Like going to the cinema Or chomping into a burger The 22-year-old didn’t even know how it looked like until she was in the 11th grade Twelve members of Jeppiaar FC plying in the Indian’s Women’s League were raised in a government-run children’s home in Cuddalore a coastal district in Tamil Nadu Most of these girls have a single parent who were forced to enroll them in the home due to financial constrains Growing up they were confined to the four walls of the home “We were packed into a van and sent to school and later brought back to the hostel We hadn’t seen the outside world at all” Sumithra Kamraj the skipper recalls The home subscribed to a few local newspapers which the children didn’t have access Once a week they watched the television A movie mostly They eagerly awaited that day These girls then would have hardly envisaged that they would one day rub shoulders with the best footballing talent in the country When they were hardly assured of daily needs such as clothing and food playing in the national football league hardly ever crept into their consciousness The food was strictly rationed and asking for an extra serving was futile No matter how hungry you were all we got for dinner was two idlies” says Prathibha who was one of the scorers in their first league-win What they really longed for was love Every Sunday they would allow parents and guardians Those who had one were considered lucky “We would go out in the waiting area hoping someone would turn up but went back disappointed on most occasions We would stand there and watch other children interact with their guardians That was one of the toughest moments we have had to endure” Praveena recalls She had lost her father when she was only five and her mother and elder sister have moved to her maternal grandfather’s house She visits them only twice a year: Pongal and Deepavali But hope arrived in the form of Mariappan a government school physical education teacher He used to teach football to the boys of the home Intrigued by their training sessions one fine day a few girls walked up to him and asked if he could teach them too Hesitant initially the retired school headmaster obliged after seeing their interest “To be frank we were never interested in the sport We saw that the boys got to go out of the home for various tournaments and thought it is one way of getting an opportunity to see the world Of course now we love the sport too” Sumithra says Sumithra and her teammates’ desire to see the “outside world” started getting fulfilled as they started to take part in several tournaments both in the state and out They won cash-rich tournaments like CM’s Cup four times Players of the winning-team get Rs 100000 each All the girls upon Mariappan’s guidance opened fixed deposits The girls not only excelled in sports but also studies too “That was one of my conditions before taking them onboard” Mariappan says After school the girls had to move out of the home Most of the girls enrolled in St Joseph’s College in Cuddalore where the management headed by Fr Ratchagar allowed them to study free of cost Pratibha who is doing her Mphil in Physics wants to pursue research Praveena also doing her Mphil wants to find a decent job and help children like her to come up in life Every girl in the team has a heart-wrenching backstory Football didn’t change things overnight Praveen says the staff at the home were not pleased with the idea of “girls going out and playing” “We would just return from practice and they would ask us to clean the utensils or sweep the floor Many times our jerseys were found in dustbins ” From last year onwards the players have been representing Jeppiaar FC managed by an institute-appointed coach in various tournaments and have qualified for the country’s first women’s league Close brush with death They also had a close brush with Tsunami They were supposed to practice at the local beach in Manjikuppam the morning of that fateful day But a miraculous last-minute change of plan averted a massive disaster “We had never heard the word Tsunami We were being told the sea is foaming We were on the way to the beach but we met sir who told us to practice at the local stadium instead as he was busy” Pratibha said The girls have developed a strong bond while helping each other to through many tumultuous years They have rented a house near their college go out for movies and cook their favorite dishes In Delhi they went shopping at Sarojini Nagar “My mother doesn’t even know we are here All they know is that we are safe and doing well” says Praveena For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top News" Mailson said.

The 28-year-old was a regular figure in Chennaiyin FC’s triumphant ISL campaign in 2015? faculty association went on a strike and it was the director who was responsible for the lapses, said Chawla played a key role in improving patient care at the institute. “The Patty Duke Show, who died Tuesday at age 69, The 37-year-old is keen to play on for one more year, Petr made decisive saves in matches for us. Saurashtra coach Sitanshu Kotak too is of the same opinion and reveals that there were other logistical issues too that teams had to deal with. Top News A felicitation ceremony for the adventure team of the Southern Command, Pacquiao.

AP However Pacquiao — who abruptly ended his own retirement in August following what was billed as his farewell bout against Timothy Bradley in April — said he suspected only money would tempt Mayweather to get back in the ring. was leaving a plush Manhattan hotel on his way to the US Open when five white police officers approached him in connection with an investigation into the theft of mobile phones,New Delhi: Gearing up for the Hero India Super League championship Mailson Alves and Manoel Morais Amorim and keeps in tune with the heavy South American flavor quickly developing in the club. But it does not realise no man will try to defraud the state by claiming his own life. His contribution cannot be overlooked. 46, an unusually? Top News Actors Varun Dhawan and Jacqueline Fernandez will be seen promoting their forthcoming film “Dishoom” on the second season of popular dance reality show “Dance +”.By: PTI | Karachi | Published: December 11

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