New Delhi: Actor R Madhavan’s son Vedant is a professional swimmer and the actor has repeatedly highlighted his achievements on social media. Vedant has recently broken the national junior record of 1500m freestyle in Junior National Aquatics. He broke the previous holder’s record of 16 minutes and achieved a new milestone.
The actor posted a video of his son performing at the Junior National Aquatics. He wrote, “Never say never. National junior record for 1500m freestyle broken.
Vedanta clocked 16:01.73 to erase his state mate Advaita Page’s record of 16:06.43 seconds, which was set in the year 2017.
Vedanta also won a gold medal at the Denmark Open 2022 in Copenhagen. He also won a bronze medal at the Latvia Open in March 2021 and won seven medals at the Junior National Aquatic Championships last year.
After winning the Danish Open in 2002, Vedant had said in an interview that he does not want to be in his father’s shadow.
“I didn’t want to be in my father’s shadow. I wanted to make a name for myself. I didn’t want to be just R Madhavan’s son. They (parents) are always taking care of me. Both of them put in a lot of effort. One of the main sacrifices my parents made was to shift to Dubai,” he had told DD India in an interview.
R Madhavan and his family shifted to Dubai in December last year due to lack of facilities in India.
Meanwhile, Madhavan’s directorial venture Rocketry: The Nambi Effect is receiving love from the audience. Based on the life of former Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) rocket scientist Nambi Narayanan, the film stars Madhavan in the lead role. movie 1. was released onscheduled tribe July 2002 in six languages including Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada.