Mittal to Mohanlal, Team India has solid support in the stands
L. N. MITTAL threw a grand welcome party at the Serpentine Gallery in Hyde Park just before the Games. He funds the Mittal Champions Trust, which nurtures Indian athletes who are Olympic hopefuls. Shooters Ronjan Sodhi and Joydeep Karmakar, track and field star Seema Antil and a few boxers attended. He also invited select journalists for breakfast to Orbit, a restaurant near the Olympic Stadium. Malayalam film star MOHANLAL spent a full day at Wimbledon for the tennis events. The actor posted pictures of himself and his wife Suchitra from London on his Twitter page. Business magnate SUBRATA ROY, who funds both Indian cricket and hockey and has a 35,000 sq ft penthouse in London’s Imperial Wharf on the Thames, decided to drop in at Games Village and speak to the Indian athletes on July 27. As the official sponsor of the Indian hockey team, he met the team and was taken around by the Indian Olympic Association officials.
LAKSHMI MITTAL WATCHES THE MEN’S BASKETBALL GAME BETWEEN USA AND FRANCE, IN LONDON