Meet young and talented Kuwar Amritbir Singh – a Karmaveer Chakra Award 2021 nominee
Gurdaspur : Talent is all around us; all they need is recognition and once recognized it can do wonders for the nation. Every year the government tries to recognize such talents and award them with a prestigious civilian award - Karmaveer Chakra, which is also a tribute to former President of India late A.P.J Abdul Kalam. News Heads spoke with one such talent from Gurdaspur district in Punjab, Kuwar Amritbir Singh.
Kuwar Amritbir Singh has been nominated for the Karmaveer Chakra Awards 2020-21 for inspiring youth to stay fit and healthy with his regular exercise routine without any high-end equipments. Let’s get to know the man and his achievements in detail below:
Who is Kuwar Amritbir Singh?
An 18-year-old boy, whose family is mostly associated with Agriculture (farming) and politics, his paternal have been the sarpanch of the village. Mr Singh has completed his +2 in Non-medical from Sri Dasmesh Academy (Anandpur Sahib).
What are his achievements?
Kuwar Amritbir Singh is a 2 times World Record Holder in Fitness - As Youngest To Performed Maximum Knuckle Pushups in 1 minute ( 118 ) at age 17 and Youngest to perform Maximum Superman Pushups in 30 Seconds (35) at age 18; he is also the first boy from Punjab to break these National Records at the young age. He was awarded as Youngest Youth Icon from District Gurdaspur on 15 August and 26 January by DC and SDM of District Gurdaspur.
Other than that he was among the Top 10 Contestants of PTC Punjabi Hunar Punjab Da Tv Reality show; he has done two Punjabi short movies (lead role) to promote fitness in youth and say goodbye to drugs.
News Heads asked him to elaborate more about his thought over winning two world records and then getting a nomination for Karamveer Chakra.
He said, "As I haven't gone to gym till date, I do my practice with my own homemade desi workout equipments with plastic bottles, bricks, tyres and cement tiles etc. And I am proud of it that I am first boy from Punjab to break these National Records at the young age practicing with traditional methods and now nominated for Karmaveer Chakra Awards on the behalf of inspiring youth to follow their passion. So I would only say that this is just my starting towards my goal."
We also tried to explore how he bagged a nomination for Karamveer Chakra and how does it impact society and surrounding?
He told us, "I have been nominated for Karmaveer Chakra Awards in the field of Sports & Fitness. As I have never gone gym till now, to do my practice and I have made my own home-made desi workout equipments and with this I want to motivate youth that if you have passion to do something you can do it anywhere and anytime. It doesn't matter that what is your background, what benefits you are having to start up your journey, the only What Matters is your hard work and dedication towards your Goal. And many of the youth from the society have changed their lifestyle by following my journey of fitness and working hard to make world records also."
We also asked him about his future plans and the young man said that he wants to become the First Young boy from Punjab whose name should be nominated for International Youth Icon Awards. He also desires to become the first young action hero in Punjabi Industry as Sardar boy.
Since he has worked in a TV reality show and has acted in short movies, we were curious to know if he wants to pursue a career as an entertainer?
Kuwar said, "Yes, ahead I will vouch for bigger TV Reality shows for better reach and to show up the real talent of Youth of Punjab."
We wish the man the best of luck with his future plans.