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Shahid Kapoor took to Twitter to share a message on Dingko Singh's death.

Shahid Kapoor pays tribute to Dingko Singh, wanted to star in his biopic

PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2021 01:38 AM IST
Shahid Kapoor has tweeted a message after the death of Dingko Singh. Shahid was supposed to play the late boxer in his biopic.
In this file photo circa 1998, boxer Dingko Singh shows his gold medal. (PTI)
In this file photo circa 1998, boxer Dingko Singh shows his gold medal. (PTI)

A Supernova called Dingko Singh

PTI |
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2021 03:27 PM IST
Dingko Singh death: All of 42 and four years after losing over 70 per cent of his liver to cancer, Dingko breathed his last at his Imphal home on Thursday, leaving Indian boxing stunned.
N Dingko Singh. (Sourced)
N Dingko Singh. (Sourced)

PM Modi condoles demise of boxer Dingko Singh, calls him 'a sporting superstar'

ANI |
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2021 02:20 PM IST
Dingko Singh death: The former Asian Games gold medallist passed away on Thursday after a prolonged illness at the age of 42.
Dingko Singh had been struggling with liver cancer since 2017. (Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)
Dingko Singh had been struggling with liver cancer since 2017. (Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)

Asian Games gold-winning boxer Dingko Singh dies after long battle with cancer

PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2021 10:00 AM IST
  • Asian Games gold medal-winning former boxer Dingko Singh died on Thursday after a long battle with liver cancer.
Boxer Sarita Devi practices for the upcoming 'AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships 2018' at IG Stadium in New Delhi.(AP)
Boxer Sarita Devi practices for the upcoming 'AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships 2018' at IG Stadium in New Delhi.(AP)

Sarita recovers from COVID-19 but in isolation away from home for son’s sake

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2020 05:41 PM IST
The 38-year-old had tested positive for the dreaded virus on August 17 along with her husband Thoiba Singh. She was discharged from a care facility on Monday after returning a negative test.
File image of India pugilist Sarita Devi(Getty Images)
File image of India pugilist Sarita Devi(Getty Images)

Boxer Sarita Devi tests positive for Covid-19

By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2020 09:44 PM IST
Sarita Devi, 38, is the second boxer to test positive for the virus after the legendary Dingko Singh.
India’s Sports Minister, Kiren Rijiju.(PTI Image)
India’s Sports Minister, Kiren Rijiju.(PTI Image)

Ministry will continue to help needy former sportspersons: Rijiju

By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 11, 2020 06:02 PM IST
The ministry has been providing financial assistance to former athletes like 1998 Bangkok Asian Games gold medallist boxer Dingko Singh in their times of crisis.
1998 Asain Games Gold Medalist in boxing and Padma Shri Awardee, Dingko Singh struggles with cancer.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)
1998 Asain Games Gold Medalist in boxing and Padma Shri Awardee, Dingko Singh struggles with cancer.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)

‘A very difficult one month’: Cancer-stricken Dingko Singh recovers from COVID-19, back at home in Imphal

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2020 06:11 PM IST
Back at his home, but in isolation for the next fortnight, Singh spoke to PTI about the ordeal he endured, including five positive tests since his hospitalisation in the last week of May.
Asian Games Gold Medalist in boxing and Padma Shri Awardee, Dingko Singh struggles with cancer.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)
Asian Games Gold Medalist in boxing and Padma Shri Awardee, Dingko Singh struggles with cancer.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)

Dingko returns home by road, tests positive

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2020 09:44 PM IST
“Dingko has tested positive for Covid-19 today and has been shifted to a hospital from a quarantine centre in Imphal,” said boxer Sarita Devi who has been in touch with Dingko and his wife Babai Devi.
Asian Games Gold Medallist Dingko Singh along with his wife Ngangom Babai Devi flew from Imphal to Delhi by SpiceJet’s air ambulance service for his liver cancer treatment in New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)
Asian Games Gold Medallist Dingko Singh along with his wife Ngangom Babai Devi flew from Imphal to Delhi by SpiceJet’s air ambulance service for his liver cancer treatment in New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)

The collective punch to get Dingko to Delhi for treatment

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Avishek Roy & Sandip Sikdar
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2020 08:20 AM IST
FIGHTING BACK: 1998 Asian Games boxing champion under supervision after liver cancer relapse
1998 Asain Games Gold Medalist in boxing and Padma Shri Awardee, Dingko Singh struggles with cancer and was forced to sell his house in order to meet the cost of the treatment in New Delhi.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)
1998 Asain Games Gold Medalist in boxing and Padma Shri Awardee, Dingko Singh struggles with cancer and was forced to sell his house in order to meet the cost of the treatment in New Delhi.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)

Asiad gold-winning boxer Dingko Singh to be brought to Delhi by air ambulance for cancer treatment

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2020 04:05 PM IST
The 41-year-old, who is currently in Imphal, was due to undergo radiation therapy a fortnight back but could not come to Delhi because of the lockdown.
Shahid Kapoor will appear in the titular role in Dingko Singh biopic.(Instagram)
Shahid Kapoor will appear in the titular role in Dingko Singh biopic.(Instagram)

After Deepika, Anushka and Priyanka, Shahid Kapoor turns producer with Dingko Singh biopic

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2019 03:24 PM IST
Based on the life of Asian Games gold medal-winning boxer Dingko Singh, the biopic starring Shahid Kapoor in the lead role, is reportedly in its scripting stage and shooting will commence later this year.
Shahid Kapoor will play the role of Manipuri boxer Dingko Singh in an upcoming biopic.(Instagram/shahidkapoor)
Shahid Kapoor will play the role of Manipuri boxer Dingko Singh in an upcoming biopic.(Instagram/shahidkapoor)

Shahid Kapoor to those who slammed him for playing Manipuri boxer Dingko Singh: We are one country

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2018 06:43 PM IST
To those who suggest only a Northeastern actor should portray boxer Dingko Singh, actor Shahid Kapoor says ‘let’s stop finding reasons to separate ourselves from each other’.
Lakshya Sen beat second-seeded Chinese Li Shifeng 21-14, 21-12 to enter the men singles semi-finals.(Getty Images)
Lakshya Sen beat second-seeded Chinese Li Shifeng 21-14, 21-12 to enter the men singles semi-finals.(Getty Images)

Lakshya Sen ensures a medal for India, sails into semi-finals at Badminton Asia Junior Championships

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2018 08:52 PM IST
Lakskya, who ensured himself at least a bronze medal, will take on Indonesian and fourth seed Ikhsan Leonardo Rumbay in the semi-finals on Saturday.
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