Who was Chandu Champion who won 127 gold medals in Paralympics for the country? – News India Live

Bollywood actor Kartik Aryan is in the news these days about his upcoming film ‘Chandu Champion’. Recently the actor has completed the shooting of the film. The film is based on the real life and biopic of India’s first Paralympic champion Murlikant Petkar.

Who was Murlikant Petkar?

Kartik Aryan’s upcoming film ‘Chandu Champion’ is a biopic of India’s first Paralympic champion Murlikant Petkar. Petkar’s story will be shown in this film. Murlikant Petkar has struggled a lot in his life. He was hit by 9 bullets during the India-Pakistan war in 1965.

Murlikant Petkar was a Craftsman rank officer in the EME Corps.

He was unable to walk due to stomach pain due to taking so many bullets at one time. However, even after this his enthusiasm did not diminish and he won 127 gold medals for the country. Let us tell you that he won the first gold medal for India in the year 1972. Petkar was a craftsman rank officer in the Electronics and Mechanical Engineers (EME) Corps of the Indian Army.

He wanted to commit suicide by taking sleeping pills

Not only this but there also came a time when he thought of committing suicide. Petkar thought he would commit suicide by taking sleeping pills. However, after this he thought of moving ahead in life and made the country proud. His fans fondly called him ‘Chandu Champion’. At the same time, now Muralikant’s story will be shown on the big screen. Karthik Aryan is directing Petkar’s biopic. This film will be released on Eid this year. People are eagerly waiting for this film. Now it remains to be seen how well the film ‘Chandu Champion’ performs at the box office.

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