Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle to fight 'Balveer'?

Mon Dec 09 2013, 16:39 hrs
American professional wrestler Kurt Angle arrives at the Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai. If reports are to be believed, Kurt is set to make an appearance in the hit TV kids show 'Balveer'. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
American professional wrestler Kurt Angle arrives at the Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai. If reports are to be believed, Kurt is set to make an appearance in the hit TV kids show 'Balveer'. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
The 45-year old wrestler, who is currently under contract with Total Nonstop Action (TNA), had a succesful stint with World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (WWF/E). (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
The 45-year old wrestler, who is currently under contract with Total Nonstop Action (TNA), had a succesful stint with World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (WWF/E). (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
The Olympic gold medalist was known for his trademark entry, and the very popular 'Olympic Slam' - a finishing move which knocked out the opponent on most of the occasions. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
The Olympic gold medalist was known for his trademark entry, and the very popular 'Olympic Slam' - a finishing move which knocked out the opponent on most of the occasions. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
Angle, after rising to the top with his technical moves and smart movement in the ring, added another weapon - 'Ankle lock' - to his game. He would grab the opponent, upside down in the ring, by the ankle and keep twisting it till the 'tap-out', a signal where the wrestler indicates he has had enough of pain and gives up the fight. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
Angle, after rising to the top with his technical moves and smart movement in the ring, added another weapon - 'Ankle lock' - to his game. He would grab the opponent, upside down in the ring, by the ankle and keep twisting it till the 'tap-out', a signal where the wrestler indicates he has had enough of pain and gives up the fight. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
Angle is not alone in India, and is accompanied by another TNA wrester Gail Kim, who is currently the 'Knockout's Champion'. Apart from being a wrestler, Kim is a model and actor of Korean descent. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
Angle is not alone in India, and is accompanied by another TNA wrester Gail Kim, who is currently the 'Knockout's Champion'. Apart from being a wrestler, Kim is a model and actor of Korean descent. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
Before a successful outing in the WWF/E, Angle claimed fame while competing for United States. The wrestler went on to win the Olympic gold medal at the Atlanta Olympics, 1996. Angle proudly wore the medal while entering the ring. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
Before a successful outing in the WWF/E, Angle claimed fame while competing for United States. The wrestler went on to win the Olympic gold medal at the Atlanta Olympics, 1996. Angle proudly wore the medal while entering the ring. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
'Balveer' will not be his first appearance on TV as the wrestler has already featured in as many as 12 movies and 10 TV shows before. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
'Balveer' will not be his first appearance on TV as the wrestler has already featured in as many as 12 movies and 10 TV shows before. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)

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