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Khel Ratna, Arjuna & Dronachaya awardees display candor on fans' questions, off-field likes

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Ahead of the prestigious National Awards Ceremony at the on Tuesday, the awardees candidly answered an array of questions and shared their special training regimen ahead of the 2020

Organised by Indian Fan, one of India's largest fan online communities, at the Ashoka Hotel, the National Awardees came together to reply to their fans in on a variety of subjects.

Leading from the front, Khel Ratna Awardee and medallist Mirabai Chanu emerged as a self-professed movie buff and is a big fan of the songs and live shows.

Mirabai Chanu also shared her strict regimen and her for traditional fish chutney, which she even carries in training camps.

medallist and throw sensation is addicted to Haryanvi Songs, with his favourite Bollywood film being "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag". He also relishes a good meal of 'hara saag' and 'ghar ki lassi'.

Ace shooter and CWG medalist boasted about mutton do Pyaza and is a big fan of Kangana Ranaut's movie "Queen". Her favourite go-to entertainment package with a touch of Hollywood is "Believer".

Gold medallist Rahi Sarnobat from Kolhapur is crazy about and starrer 'Jab We Me' with rest of her time occupied in reading and shooting.

Another Arjuna awardee, shooter Ankur Mittal's best away from the camp is 'chole bhature.

Full of life, CWG medalist Sikki Reddy is all up for Bollywood film "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara", with her favourite Bollywood song "Tera Yaar Hoon Main" revealing the romantic side of the fun-loving girl.

Manpreet Singh and Savita Punia of the men's and women's teams, shared their side of story in a face-to-face chat, professing a common liking for Bollywood film "Chak De India", revolving around the women's team, with Manpreet's additional choice being the recently released "Gold", which is also based on

While Manpreet loves sea food, Savita prefers home cooked with 'bhindi and chapatti' being her favourite dish.

Moving down south, Jinson Johnson proclaimed 'Kuppa fish curry' as his all-time preferred meal.

Combat sport star and Arjuna awardee said they were huge fans of

The Fans questions were put together via twitter platform of @IndianSportFan since the beginning of Asian Games 2018.

The programme, titled 'FanSawal' has been created to bring players and their fans closer in a coherent and structured form with a sincere and earnest effort to encourage sports stars to interact with their fans.



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First Published: Tue, September 25 2018. 18:12 IST