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Handicapped Ladakh man seeks new challenges

Iqbal is handicapped but sees creativity and opportunity in any disability.


Sister Mariola: working tirelessly for women undertrials

Her work with prisoners started when she joined Sophia College in Ajmer.


Illiterate tribal man works for children’s education

Vechan Dubhil, belongs to the backward Bhil community in Gujarat.


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The extraordinary efforts of ordinary men and women were rewarded at the show.


Hockey’s real hero: Meet the coach Merzban Patel

He has dedicated 35 years of his life to the game and mentored Olympians.


Real Heroes: Ordinary people of South India with extraordinary feats

Meet the people for whom the world itself is a stage.


Asha Jeevan, a home for the old by the young

Sujata Bhat, Kalpana Mallaya have helped the old for the past 10 years.


2010


Real Heroes: IT professionals train sports to rural kids

The trio got hold of coaches, who train for free and sourced sports scholarships.

01-03-2010

Real Heroes: Autodriver rescues the homeless

Raja has dedicated his life to rescuing destitutes and giving them a life of dignity.

24-02-2010

Bihar sex worker’s daughter fights for dignity

Daughters of sex workers have formed an organisation called Parcham.

23-02-2010

Rural Bihar girls take to football for better life

Mrityunjay Tiwari uses football to get girls in Mastichak village into schools.

09-04-2009

Rock the vote: Meet India’s youngest MP

At 27, Agatha Sangma is already a political force to reckon with in Meghalaya.

22-03-2009

Real Heroes: Honouring the extraordinary Indian

Twenty-four men and women who kept aside self to serve honoured.

15-03-2009

Watch: The real heroes from the North

Prasoon Joshi presents the real heroes from the North of India.

14-03-2009

Aamir says CNN-IBN’s Real Heroes inspires him

It\’s Aamir Khan\’s birthday on Saturday.

13-03-2009

Hero gives away award money to rescued sexworker

Anson Thomas gave his prize money of Rs 5 lakh to a former sex worker.

12-03-2009

Real heroes: Doctor helps widows re-live their lives

Dr Rauf Mohideen is helping widows find a new life and a new life partner.

11-03-2009

Real heroes: Davender preparing athelets for India

He has set up an academy at a small village in Punjab.

10-03-2009

This real hero provides limbs to landmine blast victims

Many lose their limbs during cross-border firing.

08-03-2009

Karan Johar presents Real Heroes from West

Inspirational stories of people with extraordinary accomplishments.

07-03-2009

Nisheet and his wife see capability in their disability

Real hero Nisheet has been disabled yet earns a decent living.

06-03-2009

This real hero is training kids to be India’s Phelps

Karsanbhai has been producing national champs.


CNN-IBN awards the real unsung heroes of India

24 ordinary people were honoured for their extraordinary achievements.

05-03-2009

Rainmaker of Gujarat solved farmers’ water woes

Shamjibhai Antala has been fighting to save water in drought-prone Saurashtra.

04-03-2009

No funding but this real hero feeds the poor daily

Hemant Patel uses his own meagre earnings to feed others.

03-03-2009

Real Heroes: Anson, rescuer of minors from prostitution

Anson has been working to save young girls from prostitution.

02-03-2009

This real hero teaches football with a rider

Ashok Rathod has given a new purpose to slum children.

01-03-2009

Reel hero Mohanlal presents real heroes from South

Ordinary people who have done some extraordinary work for the society.

27-02-2009

Real Heroes: Meet the saviour of Nagarhole forest

K M Chinappa, from Karnataka has continued to serve nature even after his retirement.

26-02-2009

Real Heroes: Sujatha keeps her dying son’s promise

Sujatha set up the Venkatesh Muscular Dystrophy Foundation in 2005.

25-02-2009

Real hero
: Savithri becomes a mother to grandmothers

Savithri Vaithi runs an old age home for women in Chennai.

24-02-2009

Real Heroes: An IITian’s pursuit of a stronger India

Rangaswamy Elango is fight caste discrimination with education.


Baichung Bhutia presents Real Heroes from the East

Watch Baichung Bhutia present stories of real heroism from East India.

21-02-2009

This real hero gave up IAS to develop villages

The Bihar-Jharkhand border was a virgin experiment bowl for Deepak Saha

20-02-2009

This real hero is bent on cleaning the Ganga

Caring for the Ganga is not just a prayer for Guddu Baba.

19-02-2009

Real heroes: Meet India’s youngest school principal

At 16, Babar Ali has just one passion in life, education for all.

18-02-2009

Mothering orphans despite troubles, she is a real hero

Zaputou Angami has been a mother to abandoned children from Nagaland.

17-02-2009

20-yr-old girl coaches two women sports team

Jalpana Paul comes from a Nazal-infected area of Orissa.

14-02-2009

From vendor to hospital owner, she is a real hero

Subhasini Mistry now runs a multi-specialty hospital for the poor.

20-04-2008

Real Heroes Special: Big awards night with real stars

Join Rajdeep Sardesai and Anubha Bhonsle as they take you through an evening to honour India\’s Real Heroes.

16-04-2008

Reel heroes praise the Real Heroes in Mumbai

It was an event marking the culmination of a special series on CNN-IBN.


Real Heroes honoured: A night of hope, promises

Each Real Hero – awarded Rs 5 lakh – had a story of grit and inspiration.

15-04-2008

Saluting Real Heroes: A spirit of whatever it takes

These real heroes swam against the tide to make a difference.


A real hero: Teaching kids how to win the race of life

Meet coach Bhagwan Nagarkoche. He trains kids in Nanded, Maharashtra to win the race of their lives.

14-04-2008

Three-time world champ this woman packs a punch

Boxer M C Marykom has 3 gold medals from three world championships.

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