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Son of ‘Hanuman’ going places too - with the ball

DNMUM437253 | 6/6/2019 | Author : Rutvick Mehta | WC :751

Different Ballgame: TV actor’s kid gets selected in Indian team for JR. NBA

Mumbai: Remember Jai Hanuman, the hugely popular TV series that began airing in 1997 and spanned over 150 episodes?
While Raj Premi, the actor who portrayed the character of Hanuman in the series, travelled places — quite literally — with a mace in reel life, his son Dev is set to do so in real life, albeit with a basketball in hand.
The 13-year-old boy was among the 10 boys and girls picked to represent India at the second Jr. NBA Global Championship to be held in Florida in August. A total of 32 teams from around the globe will take part in the event for the most promising 13- and 14-year-old basketball players in the world.
Dev, and his Vibgyor school-mate Riccha Ravi — who is part of the girls team — are
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