R Madhavan Turns Cheerleader For Son, Vedaant Madhavan As He Breaks National Junior Swimming Record

On July 17, 2022, R Madhavan's son, Vedaant Madhavan broke the previous record at a national swimming competition and created history. Check out as his proud daddy cheers for him!


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R Madhavan Turns Cheerleader For Son, Vedaant Madhavan As He Breaks National Junior Swimming Record

Bollywood actor, R Madhavan had got married to the love of his life, Sarita Birje, and together, they had welcomed a son in their lives, whom they call Vedaant. While R Madhavan is a popular name in the Bollywood industry, his son is making India proud in the field of sports. For the unversed, Vedaant is a professional swimmer, and he had won a gold in swimming at the Danish Open 2022 in Copenhagen.

The doting father never misses a chance to shower heaps of praises and love on his son, Vedaant, and proof of the same is found on his IG handle. For instance, on April 16, 2022, R Madhavan had taken to his IG handle and had shared a video of his son, Vedaant Madhavan at the Danish Open competition in Copenhagen. In the video, Vedaant was seen receiving the silver medal while Alexander L Bjorn won the gold medal, and Frederik Lindholm won the bronze medal. Sharing the video clip from the award ceremony, the doting daddy had thanked his son's guru and had revealed his proud feeling. Madhavan's caption could be read as:

"@vedaantmadhavan wins Silver for India at the Danish Open in Copenhagen. Thank you so much Pradeep sir, #swimmingfederationofindia and #ansadxb for all your efforts. We are so proud."

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R Madhavan is a proud father as his son, Vedaant Madhavan has created history and rewrote the national record in 1500m freestyle event at a swimming competition. On July 17, 2022,  Vedaant broke the previous holder’s record of 16 minutes at the National Junior Record for the 1500 m freestyle at the Junior National Aquatics and established a new meet milestone. He proved his mettle in swimming and bagged the gold medal.

Soon after that, R Madhavan shared a video of his son, Vedaant at the aquatic meet on his Twitter handle. In the video, we can hear the commentator’s voiceover in the background while Vedaant surprised everyone by quickly picking up pace to achieve a new feat. The commentator can be heard saying, “Around 16 minutes, he has broken Advait’s record at the 780 m mark but he picked up his pace beautifully, I did not expect him to do it." Sharing the video, R Madhavan expressed his pride and wrote:

“Never say never. National Junior Record for 1500m freestyle broken.” 

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R Madhavan often documents his son, Vedaant's victories and expresses his pride. In an earlier interview with Brut, the actor joked that people come to him to talk about his son and not his films. Giving credit to all those videos from Vedaant's swimming competition which surfaced on the internet, he narrated an incident when some of his fans walked towards him and congratulated him. Though he initially thought that those congratulatory wishes were for his upcoming film, Rocketry, however, he later got to know by going into the conversation, that it was for his son. Talking about the same, he had said:

“I am really jealous right now because every time I meet people on the road in Mumbai, I think that they are coming up to me with a smile because I think they are congratulating me for Rocketry but then they say, ‘He not really got the silver, but gold.’ My assistants have a good laugh at my expense. I am trying to win this competition by shutting him off and keeping him off the press while I can."

On the work front, R Madhavan was last seen in the movie, Rocketry.

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