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August 2016

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Pooja Vijay – The energy policy analyst who cured her illness of homesickness with comedy

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Taking it all in a stride, right to the next joke is Pooja Vijay. This original female comedian turned her struggles in a new city into tummy splitting laughs. Pooja just can’t stop her masala stories that she picks out from her daily life – from being a South Indian in Delhi to being a…

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Dheeraj Kumar – The 27 year old who took that OPUS “Out of the Box” step

When you become Jack-of-all-trades and King of Opus, you know you’re living the life that most dream of. Dheeraj Kumar lives a life that has the rhythmic beats of a good life thumping all over it – first, as a guitarist of the band Bleed that made waves all over the country, while he was…

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M Farhath Sheriff – The Banker who realized that Biryani was his true calling

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You can’t be invited to a wedding everyday, but you can still eat “Shaadi Ki Biryani” whenever you want to. Farhath started his restaurant called Shaadi Ki Biryani with an intention of serving authentic “dum biryani” to his customers. While working in the Banking sector, Farhath used to go out for team lunches and get-togethers,…

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Sriram Kuchimanchi – The Entrepreneur who decided to quit his job and work for Mother Nature

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Sriram is an accidental entrepreneur. Smarter Dharma is a social enterprise founded by Sriram. The philosophy of his organization is to create a sustainable future, which will result in holistic societal development that will lead towards a sustainable planet. “Businesses and individuals are not being smart enough about their decisions. Thus, it is important to educate…

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Akanksha Kohli – She trusted her intuition by giving it all for cricket

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It’s important to trust your intuition, because it’s your soul speaking to you. Akanksha trusted her intuition that cricket was the sport she was meant to play. She was just 4 years old when she held a cricket bat for the first time. Her cousins and friends introduced her to the “gully” cricket format during…

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    Nadia Haridass
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Nadia Haridass – The finest horsewoman in the country labels Horse Riding as her “Best Choice”

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The first time Nadia sat on a horse she was barely six months old. Today Nadia Haridass is regarded as the finest horsewoman in the country. The relationship she has had with horses as an adolescent has grown into a profound professional bond ever since she started training in the year 2000. “The first time…

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Kevin Rodrigues – Music completes him. Music is his life.

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Kevin’s chemistry with music began when his teacher asked him to sing in front of his class. From a very young age, Kevin watched classic musical movies such as The Lion King and The Wizard of Oz. Initially it were the soundtracks in these movies that attracted Kevin to music. As he grew older, he…

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Reethika Kapoor – The ex-investment banker, who decided to go “Foodipa”

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When Reethika, the young and charismatic entrepreneur started Foodipa there were only six Food Trucks in Bangalore. Today there are around 45 food trucks in the city and Foodipa is one of the first that drove its way around the city serving authentic North Indian home cooked food. “My parents have been in the food industry for the past…

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Victor Mukherjee – From Coke Studio to Mango People Media

It all started to get big from the year 2006 for Victor Mukherjee. He is passionate about directing and producing, and that’s just what he did right after his graduation. His talent got him noticed in Bangalore, and he was given an opportunity to work in Bombay. “I always wanted to make a career in…

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Mark Lionel John – Making learning interesting – teach for change

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Mark was always inclined towards creative teaching. Mr. Hart, Mark’s Physics teacher from school instilled a creative and fascinating method of learning for his students. He couldn’t start teaching right out of college because he didn’t have enough real-world experience. After working in big corporate firms such and Ernst & Young and Grant Thornton, Mark…

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Mitali Rannorey – Modeling was meant to be for her

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Mitali Rannorey was just like the kids in her neighborhood. She went to school, college and eventually graduated with an engineering degree. But, life had more to offer for this dusky beauty. Just before finishing her engineering course, she was introduced to Prasad Bidapa, who is one of the elite Bangalore based fashion stylist and…

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Vivek George

Vivek George – One t-shirt order that changed this Entrepreneur’s life

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Vivek George, the Founder of Your Design is one of the most refreshing personalities of Bangalore. While, we were asking our parents for pocket money, he was thinking of ways to earn the bucks himself. In college, he was elected as class representative, which eventually led him to his entrepreneurial journey. As a class representative…

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