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'Whenever I won, Indians would thank me'

Vijay Amritraj needs no introduction, in India or abroad. For years, he was the country's brand ambassador on the world's tennis courts, the only Indian in a sport that was dominated by Americans,......

Vijay Amritraj keen to invest in India

Tennis legend Vijay Amritraj is scouting for investment opportunities in India and Bollywood production ventures are also something on his radar.Los Angeles-based Amritraj says he and brother Ashok......

Air Asia plans to induct 10 more aircraft next year

Budget carrier Air Asia plans to induct 10 more aircraft next year that would take the strength of its fleet to 15. "I think realistically we may do 10 aircraft by next year. “January and......

Chandilya's grand plans to make AirAsia top airline in India

Former model and entrepreneur Mittu Chandilya wants to make AirAsia India's leading airline. Does he have it in him?   Image: AirAsia India, CEO Mittu Chandilya (centre) with actors Shah Rukh......

India's most astute deal maker is now a bankrupt entrepreneur

A look at the life and times of maverick businessman Chinnakannan Sivasankaran Chinnakannan Sivasankaran On August 26, the Supreme Court of Seychelles declared Chinnakannan Sivasankaran, better......

Siva eyes Seychelles island

Non-resident Indian businessman C Sivasankaran's Sterling Infotech group is in talks with the Seychelles government to lease an island for 99 years, on which it plans to build an integrated mega......

Ashok Amritraj: The Madras Mogul

Movie producer Ashok Amritraj maps out his American Journey in this conversation with Arthur J Pais. Maggie Amritraj encouraged her sons Anand, Vijay and Ashok to set their goals very high, and......

'We are a close-knit Indian family'

Chitra Amritraj had an arranged marriage, unlike her parents, and her American journey has included challenges very different from what her husband Ashok encountered, discovers Arthur J Pais.......

Amitabh, Shabana Azmi, Anil Kapoor: The Great Hollywood cameos

Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan and a host of others, but the only one Indian audiences care about is Amitabh Bachchan -- which is why......

Bridging the gap between Bollywood and Hollywood

Professional tennis and Hollywood -- they're two of the world's most competitive industries. But, boy, how they differ! Imagine, then, one man making a major mark in both. He'd have to be......

Enhanced prize purse for Mumbai Marathon 2012

Indian tennis legend Vijay Amritraj was named event ambassador of the 2012 Mumbai Marathon on Tuesday. His association with the event is in line with the organisers' efforts to bring to India some......

41 years on, Amritraj still an ace at Wimbledon

It's his 41st Wimbledon this year, but he still gets goosebumps every time he walks in through those gates, Vijay Amritraj tells Alan Wilkins. This will be the 41st consecutive Wimbledon......

Vijay Amritraj downplays 'Chennai controversies'

"Am I a mascot for this tournament?," asked Vijay Amritraj, somewhat perplexed on being asked variations of the same question.The 2010 Chennai Open is yet to start but there isenough drama already,......

Gavaskar at WhartonIndia Economic Forum

India's legendary sportsmen (from left to right) Sunil Gavaskar, Geet Sethi and Vijay Amritraj at the 13th annual WhartonIndia Economic Forum, at Park Hyatt in Philadelphia.Batting legend Gavaskar......

Spotted: Vijay Amritraj in Mumbai

Reader Amol Joshi sent us this picture from Mumbai. 'I and Kavita Joshi metIndian tennis legnd Vijay Amritraj at the Leela Palace in Mumbai,' writes Amol.Thank you, Amol, for sharing this...

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Q. Name this Indian Tennis player who has turned Hollywood filmmaker?1) Leander Paes2) Mahesh Bhupathi3) Vijay Amritraj4) Ashok Amritraj
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Q. India reached the final of the Davis Cup for the first time in...?
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Q. Which indian tennis player's mother played basketball for the indian national team?a) Sania Mirza b) Leander Paesc) Mahesh bhupathi d) Vijay Amritraj
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Q. Wimbledon is known for its shock results, especially in the first week. In the past also many top seeds were eliminated in their first round by lesser known rivals. Even the great Bjorn Borg survived many scares in the first week and just scraped though (once Vijay Amritraj almost eliminated him in a second round match). This adds to the attraction of Wimbledon. Your views?
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Peace at a pace

Vijay Amritraj, among the first professional athletes in India, is still keen to contribute to a better sports infrastructure It is a question... ...

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CHENNAI: In professional tennis, an upcoming player's ability to surprise his more fancied opponent sets him apart from the rest and helps him... ...

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Indians prefer red wines, says Sumedh Mandla of Grover Zampa Vineyards

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Ayush Ton Helps Karnataka Post 271

CHENNAI: Ayush P Shetty's century (130 off 278b) helped Karnataka post 271 against Goa on the first day of the second round of the Hercules MTB... ...

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'View Pressures As Privileges'

CHENNAI: Tennis player Vijay Amritraj addressed around 250 students of PSBB Schools as part of the Dr YGP Special Endowment Lecture recently.... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/View-Pressures-As-Privileges/2015/01/10/article2611811.ece

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