Faces of India – 279

Faces of India,

a series through which I intend to portray the various characters of my country whom I met during my travels. See more here

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This week I have a famous sports personality for my faces of India series. He is Yuvraj Singh an Indian international cricket player. Add to that he is heart throb of many young girls, idol of many cricket fans and most important a cancer survivor! He has formed a charity foundation YOUWECAN, through which he works with underprivileeged children who are fighting cancer. Yuvraj Singh offers them financial assistance through this foundation.

During the launch of OPPO F1s Selfie Expert, Yuvraj Singh had graced the occasion. OPPO had gifted the foundation Rs. 40lakhs (4 million INR) during the launch event. In the pic you see him receiving the check. I was way behind in the audience. Thanks to my zoom lens I could capture a decent shot. This picture is totally unedited. I could not meet him face to face, may be some day I will be able to meet and take a good portrait shot of him.

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18 Responses

  1. Loved the pic , Yuvi my favorite player.
    Best wishes for his YOUWECAN foundation.

  2. Brave man on a noble mission.

  3. More power to Yuvraj. He is a fighter and believes in upliftment.

  4. Nice pic from a distance

  5. Jeevan says:

    Nice capture and great knowing his work towards cancer!

  6. Wonderful capture of a great personality.

  7. magiceye says:

    Love the look of determination on his face that you have captured!

  8. Yuvi is the best example of Courage and determination. Thanks for this wonderful pic.

  9. He is my favourite cricketer. Truly an amazing work has been done. Kudos to that.lovely post.

  10. Paola says:

    Many of those sportsman, and several of them cancer survivor, are helping foundations. It’s absolutely a very good sign to everybody…to fight against deseases and offer our support as much as we can.

  11. blair villanueva says:

    What an inspiration! And thanks for OPPO for a generous donation! It is such a great help and also for Mr. Singh for his initiatives 🙂

  12. Shane says:

    Such a neat series, I would love to visit india one day.

  13. It is always wonderful to see people of influence putting their reach to good use for a important cause.

  14. Many sportsman care a lot about the community. Good on Yuvraj Singh. It is great to give back and good to have people still that cares and are in to influence their voice and reach to good use for an important cause!

  15. lex says:

    read his bio not long ago and truly its inspiring, aw!!! hopefully someday you get the chance to have a very nice picture with him and be fulfilled.

  16. verushka says:

    It is so many how he shared his journey and is willing to give back. Great photo lucky you had a good zoom lens.

  17. Liana says:

    I love learning the culture of a country through the leading figures of this country! Yuvraj seems such an inspiration figure and thanks to OPPO for granting him such grants! I bet it’s gonna make a difference!

  18. Sarah says:

    Wow, what a great guy! It’s amazing he’s able to use his personal experiences to help others.

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