E13 Shiva Thappa

U • Sports • Non Fiction • 2020

Shiva Thapa – this boxing poster boy from Guwahati is a twotime Olympian and among the country’s youngest boxers to do so. Shiva fights in the Bantamweight Category and is 7th in the AIBA ranking . He started boxing at an early age and was heavily inspired by the Legendary Mike Tyson. His father was a karate instructor , who provided him the desired sports environment at home and also motivated him to take the sport seriously. Shiva clinched a gold at Asia Olympic Qualifiers in 2012 and qualified for London Olympics. He has won silver medal at the Asian championships 2017 and won a coveted gold at Czech Republic Boxing Tournament recently. Our star host Virender Sehwag gives us some insights into boxing and into this homegrown champ’s life.

Director: Kapish Mehra


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Release Date

10 August 2020


Sports, Non Fiction


Kapish Mehra