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IndiaApr 2, 2020, 5:26 PM IST
Slice of history: This is what India’s first astronaut Rakesh Sharma said to PM Indira Gandhi on April 2, 1984
Rakesh Sharma, the first Indian astronaut in space informed the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi that India was “Sare Jahan Se Achcha” when she asked him, “How does India look from space?”
India UntoldJan 13, 2020, 5:45 PM IST
When A Paanwala's Letters Brought Rakesh Sharma To Meet This Pen-pal in Ahmedabad
On April 1984, wing commander Rakesh Sharma flew aboard the Soyuz T-11 Rocket launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome to become the first Indian in space. The voyage lasted 7 days, 21 hours and 40 minutes. When Sharma and team landed on earth, he had already become a hero and inspiration to thousands of Indians. Among his innumerable fans was a class 3 dropout in Ahmedabad, Kishan Singh Chauhan, a humble paanwaala, who wrote to Sharma congratulating him on the historic feat. Lest did Chauhan know that this gesture would begin a unique and wonderful friendship between two people who had never met. Let’s find out more about this tale of true friendship in this episode of India Untold with Sunita Iyer.
IndiaSep 9, 2019, 2:09 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh: BJP leader Rakesh Sharma shot dead, assailants on the run
Rakesh Sharma, BJP Mandal Secretary from Hapur was shot dead by car-bound assailants. BJP leaders demand enquiry and arrest of the accused
EntertainmentNov 5, 2018, 10:58 AM IST
Aamir Khan suggested Shah Rukh Khan’s name for Rakesh Sharma biopic
Salman Khan suggested Shah Rukh Khan’s name for Zero and Aamir Khan told SRK he should do the Rakesh Sharma biopic.
EntertainmentOct 29, 2018, 11:11 AM IST
Shah Rukh Khan to feature in astronaut Rakesh Sharma biopic
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan will start working on astronaut Rakesh Sharma's biopic early next year, producer Ronnie Screwvala said.