He grew up in Lvali, a small village in Almora District, Uttarakhand. He was a Train Ticket Examiner at Kharagpur Railway Station from 2001 to 2003. Later on, he would go on to win almost all the trophies under the sun for his team, India.
He is 81 years “young” today. He has a Vision – to make his motherland into a knowledge superpower and a developed nation by the year 2020. Even today, he works day and night, with the selfless motive of seeing “a billion people smile”.
He was born to a musically affluent family in Chennai. He lost his father at the age of 9 and his family had to rent out his father’s musical equipment to make ends meet. He would then go on to win two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, Golden Globe Award and BAFTA Award among others.
All these stories have one thing in common. The Protagonists in the stories had one goal in mind and worked religiously towards that goal, to “light up their lives”.
“If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves!”
-Thomas Alva Edison, the man who lit up our lives, literally