In every aspect, India is acing all benchmarks and to prove it we have Forbes 2018 list where we see a numerous number of influencers, entrepreneurs, sports stars, and celebrities who have made it through.
These twenty-somethings are brilliant at what they do and are inspirations to many, So here are few from Asia’s Forbes 2018 30 under 30
1. Anushka Sharma
When all we hear that Bollywood is all about nepotism and star kids, people like Anushka prove everyone wrong. From the beginning of her career, she has outdone herself in every part of her life. Now being the only actress debuting in Forbes 201sh8 Asia’s list, she has become every young woman’s inspiration.
2. PV Sindhu
Pusarla Venkata Sindhu (PV. Sindhu) is one of the youngest badminton players who has conquered a lot in just a few years in her career. She has made India proud Internationally. This 22-year star badminton player from Hyderabad is currently on no. 3 in the BWF World Ranking and she became the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal.
3. Shobhit Banga & Supriya Paul
Shobhit Banga and Supriya Paul, Co-founders of Josh Talks, a startup that produces videos and events that cover topics such as entrepreneurship, sports, stand-up comedy, social activism, public policy and performing arts. Their target audience is aged under 25 from all over India who do not have much exposure to the outside world. They have reached millions of viewers offline and online and have created over 300 talks.
4. Padmanabh Singh
Youngest of Forbes 2018: The 19-year-old Maharaja of Jaipur is not just a ruler who rules his Kingdom but also works for its causes. Padmanabh Singh is not only the captain of the first Indian polo team but also he is the youngest member of world cup polo team. He is the youngest winner ever of Indian open polo team. Maharaja Padmanabh has also taken responsibility for being a king pretty seriously.
5. Priya Prakash
Priya Prakash has set up HealthSetGo to provide health programs and education, medical assessments and insurance services. HealthSetGo operates in 70 cities and till now has helped over 85,000 students with its CARE flagship program.
6. Ria Sharma
Ria Sharma, 25 years old is on a mission to change the lives of acid attack survivors. Make Love Not Scars is an organization that has helped 75 acid attack survivors and is a rehabilitation centre that provides medical, legal, education, vocational and psychological rehabilitation services for Indian acid attack survivors.
7. Aakriti Kumar
Aakriti Kumar is the founder of Differntiure. Her brand is creating eco-friendly, zero waste and chemical free home furnishing. She is also expanding her remit to include designing eco-friendly cabins in the Indian hills. She wants to create eco-friendly furniture for everyone for a better and safer environment.
8. Bhumika Arora
Bachelor’s in Business Administration and a model, Bhumika Arora has appeared on a number of editorials in India’s most popular magazine brands like Elle magazine, Vogue and many more. She has also worked with all big-name shows like Fendi, Kenzo, Balmain, Alexzander Wang and Marc Jacobs. Bhumika got discovered by a photographer after posting selfies online.
9. Suhani Jalota
Founder of Myna Mahila Foundation, Suhani Jalota is providing sanitary napkins and other affordable products to impoverished women of India. Myna Mahila Foundation is also creating opportunities for young female entrepreneurs and is also providing a support function, encouraging women to talk about their issues and to remove shame from the discourse on topics such as mensuration, toilets, and sanitation. She has also been awarded 2017 Queen’s Young Leader Award.
10. Raghav Sarin
Raghav Sarin led a team from Delhi University to win a competition on MyGov, the Government of India’s citizen participation platform, to design and build the new app for the Indian Prime Ministers Office (PMO) in collaboration with Google. They were selected out of 10,000 plus entries and 45,000 ideas. Sarin is currently working on a venture with Havells to develop a commercial product to control the agricultural crop-growth environment in India.