Josh Talks began its journey with a simple, effective and powerful story. In 2014, undergraduate students Shobhit Banga and Supriya Paul observed that many of their fellow students were plagued by one problem: the lack of motivation, and the subdued nature of their potential. The establishment of Josh Talks was a result of this observation.
This is a platform for influentials from diverse fields, from entrepreneurship, sports, stand-up comedy, performing arts and more – who serve as speakers to instil motivation and raise the aspirations of young India. Josh Talks’ intent is now an infectious reality, as we’ve toured over 28 cities and touched over 26 million lives.
Known for his political satire, Aseem Trivedi is one of the staunchest champions of the Freedom of Expression Act. In 2012, he received the Courage in Editorial Cartooning Award for his extremely thought-provoking work.
SHRUTI & GAURI BHATLA
Singers & National Award Winners
Shruti and Gauri Bhatla suffer from ontogenesis imprecate, an incurable genetic bone disorder, but that did not deter them from chasing their dreams. They recorded a music album with eminent Bollywood playback singers like Alka Yagnik, Kumar Sanu and Sadhna Sargam.
Amit Verma is a leading live speed painter in North India. He’s best known for his murals and fine art.
Chairman, Tasty Dairy Specialities Limited
Under Atul Mehra’s guidance, Tasty Dairy crossed a turnover of 250 crores in 2013-14, registering an annual growth of more than 28%. The company has been bestowed with several awards, notably Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Award and National Productivity Award.
Popularly known as ‘Calculator Girl’ — Dilpreet Kaur is a class 10th student in Kanpur. Dilpreet can perform 11 mathematical calculations in a record time ranging from 15.83 seconds to 1.36 minute.
Simran Singh designed an app named Project Vision which predicts algae levels, and plots it in the form of an image on the laptop screen. His app earned him a cash prize of $3000 at the Imagine Cup-Earth competition.
Utkarsh Dwivedi is the world’s first ambidextrous wrist spinner whose unique style was developed after he had a life-threatening accident.