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Source: ESPN Software India Pvt. Ltd.
Monday, July 01, 2013 11:40 AM IST (06:10 AM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest, Entertainment, People, Sports; Business: Business services, Media & entertainment, Sports
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STAR Sports Celebrates India’s Champions Trophy Victory with a Special 5 Episode Series of “Champions ka Champion”

New Delhi, Delhi, India, Monday, July 01, 2013 — (Business Wire India) — Starting Monday, July 1, each episode will focus on Indian stars and their thoughts on this spectacular victory

Catch these 5 episodes every evening at 8 PM on STAR Cricket

Leading sports broadcaster STAR Sports announced a special week-long episodic series – Champions Ka Champion – in celebration of India’s spectacular victory at the recently concluded ICC Champions Trophy 2013. STAR Cricket will showcase 5 special half hour episodes every day starting Monday, July 1 from 2000 hrs onwards. Each episode will contain never-before seen footage of our very own heroes as they engage in a candid chat about their lives, their careers, ups and downs and what made them hone themselves into match winning champions. Every episode will get viewers up close and personal with Team India heroes like Shikhar Dhawan, Dinesh Karthik, Ravindra Jadeja, Rohit Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin, Virat Kohli, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ishant Sharma. The series culminates on Indian captain M S Dhoni’s birthday, July 5 with a special episode on the Captain himself and his amazing journey as a leader over the years.

The first show to be aired on Monday, July 1 will be anchored by Ex-India star turned analyst, Navjot Singh Sidhu, wherein he takes viewers through a fascinating voyage of India’s finest through the entire tournament and how they went from strength to strength to finally emerge as Champions. This will be followed by episodes containing exclusive chat-ups with Shikhar Dhawan (July 2) and Dinesh Karthik (July 3). The 4th episode will carry interviews with other Team India stars like Ravindra Jadeja, Rohit Sharma, R Ashwin, Virat Kohli, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ishant Sharma followed by a special episode on the captain, M S Dhoni (July 5).

Each episode will touch upon the lives of the players, their inner thoughts, match preparations, dressing room banter and other interesting stories which will show these superstars in a new light for the Indian sports fan.

Cricket fans will get to watch a candid Shikhar Dhawan opening up on his personal life, his marriage and his family and how all this has helped shape him as an individual and as a cricketer. Shikhar also opens up about his moustache, his bonding with Dhoni and Jadeja, how he almost quit cricket once and many such fascinating insights.

India’s comeback hero, Dinesh Karthik opens up about life after he was dropped from the Indian team and how he worked his way back into the national side.

Catch all of this and more on the special series – Champions Ka Champion starting Monday, July 1 on STAR Cricket.

CONTACT DETAILS
Sameer Bajaj, Corporate Communications, ESPN Software India Pvt. Ltd., +91 9811222700
Supriya Gupta, Corporate Communications, ESPN Software India Pvt. Ltd, +91 9899552515
Monish Mazumdar, IPAN H+K Strategies, +91 9810542491
Sukriti Kalra, IPAN H+K Strategies, +91 9910393262

KEYWORDS
CONSUMER, ENTERTAINMENT, PEOPLE, SPORTS, BUSINESS SERVICES, MEDIA

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