30 May 2019
Bhubaneswar: Ace sprinter Dutee Chand is all set to make her appearance in popular television show ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ as a guest. After creating stir for coming out of the closet and confirming her lesbian relationship, this will be Dutee's first national television appearance.
After the completion of the shoot, Dutee shared some pictures from the set. She posed with comedian Kapil Sharma, former Indian football captain Baichung Bhutia and hockey player Sandeep Singh. The episode's promo has not been released by Sony Entertainment Television yet.
Notable, Dutee is the first athlete to acknowledge her lesbian relationship openly before the media. Dutee has brought laurels for the country by winning two silver medals at the Asian Games 2018 in the women's 100m and 200m finals. She is also a pioneer for having fought and won a long-standing battle with International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) that had banned her citing hyperandrogenism.