August 10, 2007 – Chak De India releases.
August 29,2007 – India win the ONGC Nehru Cup football tournament in New Delhi.
September 8, 2007 – Indian pugilists win 2 golds at the World Cadet Boxing Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan.
September 9, 2007 – India win Asia Cup Hockey final
September 14, 2007 – Pankaj Advani wins the IBSF World Billiards title in the time format.
September 22, 2007 – Vishwanathan Anand maintains half-point lead in the World Chess Championship in Mexico.
September 24, 2007 – India wins Twenty20 Cricket tournament at Johannesburg, South Africa.
Chak De India!!
But when it comes to celebrating success, all India celebrates is cricket, while the Hockey stars ask: “What about us?”
Therein lies the irony. I understand the Karnataka government stepped in with an additional 2 lakhs per player, though that may have been just for the players from Karnataka.