KBC 13: Neeraj Chopra trains Amitabh Bachchan
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and the Indian men’s hockey team created history for India at the Tokyo Olympics. Where Neeraj Chopra won a medal for India in the track and field event for the first time in the history of 121 years. This medal was more special because if the first medal was received then that too gold and in this edition it was also the only gold of India. Apart from this, the Indian hockey team also captured the bronze medal, ending a drought of 41 years. In which important contribution was made by goalkeeper PR Sreejesh.
While Neeraj Chopra came to be known as the Golden Boy of India, PR Sreejesh was given the title of ‘The Great Wall of India’ by many. Both of them will be seen in the popular TV show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC). Both the players will be seen having fun with the host of the show Amitabh Bachchan in the episode of Fabulous Friday to be held on September 17.
During this show, Neeraj Chopra taught Big B along with Javelin how to catch and throw Javelin. He also said in a joking manner that if the set had not been there, I would have shown it by throwing it. After this, Big B also talks to PR Sreejesh about how he stops the ball during goalkeeping.
A goalpost hockey and ball are brought to the set. Host Amitabh Bachchan has hockey in his hand and Sreejesh does goalkeeping. Sreejesh stops some shots but he is unable to stop a shot of Big B and he goes straight into the goal.
Sony TV has shared a video of more than 3 minutes on its official Instagram. In this video Neeraj Chopra and PR Sreejesh are seen discussing about their struggle. At the same time, both discussed about their respective games and also taught their qualities to the Bollywood superstar. The channel wrote in the caption of this video that, ‘Our brave player Neeraj Chopra and PR Sreejesh discussing sports with Amitabh Bachchan sir on the stage of KBC 13.’
Significantly, India created history this year in the Tokyo Olympics. India finished 48th after winning 7 medals in the Tokyo Olympics. In which 1 Gold, 2 Silver and 4 Bronze medals were included. This was India’s best performance in the 121 year Olympic history.