Even in his wildest dreams Jackie Chan wouldn’t have thought that, with his movies, he’s inspiring someone sitting in a remote town of UP, India to take up a sport he doesn’t even know the name of. Born and brought up in Rampur, Mujahid started parkour and free running in 2007. It was his friend who told him that all the jumping, swinging, climbing, hanging, he’s been doing from one roof to another is called Parkour. Some of Mujahid’s friends also showed interest and together they have probably built the best free running team in India. They gained recognition a couple of years back at Red Bull Indus Trail where renowned Kuwaiti parkour athlete Mohammed Al Attar (Mo) picked Mujahid as one of the most promising participants from the event. Continue Reading
How often do we take the city we live in for granted? Years pass by and the only place we usually visit are the nearest cafes and pubs. But when we travel, we take out time for places that aren’t even remotely worth visiting. I have started to believe that it’s almost criminal to not to see the heritage your own city has to offer.
My visits to monuments of Delhi might have started of as I wanted good pictures of me in a saree (you can read my previous articles here and here). But it’s slowly converted to love for Delhi and how beautiful it is.