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Real-life stories in sports that ZEE5’s Bombers reminded me off

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Real-life stories in sports that ZEE5’s Bombers reminded me off

Having seen the trailer of ZEE5’s original web series Bombers, it comes across as a story of romance, friendship and rivalry. More importantly, Bombers feels like a story of those who refused to give up and fought for their cause. This got us thinking we have heard such stories before but in real life. Hence, as the release of Bombers comes closer, let us look back at some real-life stories in football where the team fought against the odds. 

29 July 1911 – Mohun Bagan beat a British football team

In 1911, Mohun Bagan Athletic Club got a chance to play against well trained British East Yorkshire Regiment. This match was not just a match but it was a chance to show the British government what Indians can do when they put their heart at it. At the end of this match, Mohun Bagan had defeated the British team to win the IFA Shield and engraved their name in history. It was the first time that an Indian football team had managed to beat a British team. This strengthened the morale of the locals who saw this as a victory against their oppressors. 

6 Feb 1958 – Munich air disaster

In 1958, an unfortunate incident took place at Munich-Riem Airport. In the third attempt to take off a slush-covered runway, an European airlines plane crashed. In the list of fatalities were 8 players of the Manchester United football team along with three members of their staff. It took the team ten years, but they managed to build a strong team after this devasting loss and won the FA Cup against Sheffield Wednesday with 3-0. 

14 Nov 1970 – We Are Marshall

Returning home after losing a match against the East Carolina Pirates, the Marshall University Thundering Herd football team was flying back home. However, tragedy struck when it collided with the tops of trees on a hillside near the Tri-State Airport. The crash lead to the death of all the passengers, including the entire team of Marshall University and their coaching staff. 

The crash almost led to the end of the university’s football program. However, the efforts of coaches Jack Lengyel and Red Dawson led to a tough but fruitful struggle to assemble a new team. Despite most new recruits having never played football before, the team was able to bounce back on the university football team circuit. 

With the same ‘never-say-give-up’ spirit at heart, ZEE5’s Bombers strongly hints at an inspirational story where a broken team is strengthened by a coach to rise up as champions. Starring Aahana Kumra, Ranvir Shorey, Varun Mitra Prince Narula, Sapna Pabbi, Zakir Hussain, Anup Soni, and Meiyang Chang, Bombers will be releasing on 22nd of June 2019 on ZEE5. Till then, let us know what you thought about this article?

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“Kingpin” fame singer Lekka: This is the era of POPSTARS in India

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Pop singer Lekka has made it to the music charts with her latest song ‘Kingpin’. Packed with swag, the track is a groovy number, featuring Lekka in an edgy, dark, and chic avatar.

Sharing her thoughts on the way the music industry is changing especially for female artists, Lekka in her exclusive conversation with ETimes said, “There’s been a huge change in the music scene in India. We have entered the beginning of a new era where there will be a surge of emerging super-talented pop stars. This is the moment we’ve all been waiting for”

Further, she even spoke about her latest release in the conversation and said, “’ Kingpin’ is a song made especially for women and is inspired by the Bandit Queen. Strong, powerful and badass describes it best.”

The song project is helmed by Sarthak Gaur, CEO of 1 Million Entertainment, directed by Nitish Raizada, Kingpin’s music is produced by Dee Coy and composed by Addy. The song is being appreciated by audiences all over the world and has crossed 3 million views in 24 hrs.

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Jai Mehta Slam Bigg Boss For Roping-In Sajid Khan

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta’s son Jai Mehta, an aspiring filmmaker took to his social media profile and without taking any names, slammed Salman Khan, Bigg Boss makers and Sajid Khan.

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Filmmaker Sajid Khan is making his debut in Bigg Boss Season 16, as a contestant, the film director’s name had sprung up during the ‘Me Too’ controversy four years ago after he was accused of molestation by multiple women.

Though the move of roping-in Sajid Khan for the reality show has fetched a lot of headlines, but there is whole section of fraternity who isn’t buying the immoral move of putting a serial perpetrator on national television.

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta’s son Jai Mehta, an aspiring filmmaker took to his social media profile and without taking any names, slammed Salman Khan, Bigg Boss makers and Sajid Khan.

He tweeted, “A serial perpetrator is being rebranded an ally. Does it get any worse? We live in a society that immortalizes a sexual predator. As a member of the film and tv fraternity, I am shocked that the studio and producers thought this move would be okay. Appalled. #MeToo”

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“This is setting an extremely bad precedent. 9 people came out against him! Are you saying they’re all wrong? I wonder why so many are silent today. Does you friendship eclipse your morals? Is this the world you want to build for our future generations? For your children?”

“To all the people that have been triggered by this, you are not alone, you are not a victim to sharing your story. You are a survivor for setting the world on fire with your truth. Many others need you right now. Stay strong. The Wrong shall fail, The Right prevail” read the full thread.

Known for movies like ‘Heyy Babyy’, ‘Housefull’, ‘Humshakal’ etc., Sajid Khan didn’t come up with any new projects for quite a few years following the ‘Me Too’ controversy. While chatting with Salman on stage, Sajid said that his purpose of coming on the show was to reconnect with the audience.

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Sunny Deol And Karan Deol Prepping For Apne 2

Apne 2 is a sequel to the 2007 sports drama ‘Apne’ helmed by Anil Sharma. It is the first film to feature Dharmendra and his real-life sons Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol together. Previously Sunny and Bobby had worked together in Dillagi.

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Right after the success of Chup, actor Sunny Deol along with his son Karan Deol is going through the script of Apne 2, the father-son duo has gone through the final reading of the script.

Sharing an update on his social media, actor Sunny Deol dropped a series of pictures with son Karan Deol, he captioned it, “Final Reading for #Apne2 with @imkarandeol and @neerrajpathak1”

Apne 2 is a sequel to the 2007 sports drama ‘Apne’ helmed by Anil Sharma. It is the first film to feature Dharmendra and his real-life sons Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol together. Previously Sunny and Bobby had worked together in Dillagi.

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Apne 2 was announced in 2020, with Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol and Karan Deol in the lead roles. But the film got delayed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, now the team is back on the track and will commence the shoot.

Apart from sequel of Apne 2, actor Sunny Deol is also shooting for a sequel to 2001 film ‘Gadar’ and ‘Soorya.

Gadar 2 is directed by Anil Sharma, the film also stars Ameesha Patel and Utkarsh Sharma, along with Simrat Kaur, Manish Wadhwa, Sajjad Delafrooz, Gaurav Chopra and Dolly Bindra.

Sunny Deol will be seen playing the lead in Soorya, which is the remake of the acclaimed Malayalam crime thriller ‘Joseph’. The actor has been shooting for the film in Rajasthan.

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