Motivational speakers are in demand like never before as Covid times has added to unprecedented uncertainty in businesses and also in the mind of the employees. Anxiety and uncertainties are all time high and on the other side, motivations are all time low. We need to pep-up employees more frequently than ever before. Considering connecting via screens is the only way, booking a motivational speaker can add a lot of energy and enthusiasm for your employee engagement.
Good news is that India as a nation has started building the habit of winning and celebrating it’s heros. And bigger positive traction is that motivating heroes are coming from no longer just from Bollywood or Cricket, they are coming across multiple walks of life. They are now coming up in shape of activists, reality show winners, coaches, cancer survivors, mountaineers and anything that has a background of struggle, disadvantages and yet converted the script into amazing wins.
Here is a great list of top 50 motivational speakers that are very popular amongst Indian corporates for employee engagement sessions. You can choose from all kind of specialisation like sports personalities, war veterans, Bollywood, cricketers TED speakers, digital transformers and much more.
Short Brief About Gaur Gopal Das
Gaur Gopal Prabhu, a religious leader within the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON, also popularly known as the Hare Krishnas), was the first Indian disciple of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada to be initiated after the establishment of ISKCON. He is an Indian lifestyle coach, motivational speaker.
Achievements of Gaur Gopal Das
A graduate from Delhi University, he continued studying in France and later studied Business Administration at McGill University in Montreal. After finishing his education, he worked as a marketing research analyst for Pepsi Cola. He has delivered a series of lectures to diverse audiences in the last three decades and regularly delivers lectures at ISKCON temples. His talks are centered around simple but relevant life lessons. Published works – Life’s Amazing Secrets: How to Find Balance and Purpose in Your Life And The Way of the Monk: The Four Steps to Peace, Purpose and Lasting Happiness.
Video: Check out the talk delivered by Gaur Gopal Das at TED event
Why Gaur Gopal Das as motivational speaker?
Decodes the world outside business called life. Bring a new awakening. Solves the puzzle of life with humor and real life case studies. Help employees explore the different dimensions of life by putting them together to make it holistic and fulfilling.
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Short Brief About Dr. Vivek Bindra
Dr. Vivek Bindra is a Revolutionary Entrepreneur, an Internationally Acclaimed Motivational Speaker and a Business Coach. Known for Creating Most Sought after Content on Leadership Development, which is Helping People across the Globe in achieving their Business Goals. Author of 10 High Power Motivational Books, which are available on Flipkart and Amazon.
Achievements of Dr. Vivek Bindra
Bestowed with the Honorary Title of ‘Think Tank of Corporate Asia’ by World Leadership Federation, Dubai. Awarded the Best Leadership Trainer in Asia by Marshall Goldsmith at the World HRD Congress. Awarded with India’s Greatest Brands and Leaders – Pride of the Nation Award in a ceremonial function hosted by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Awarded the Best CEO Coach in India by Times of India – Speaking Tree. Awarded the Best Corporate Trainer in India by Maruti Suzuki Consecutively for Two Years in row. Holds a place in the Esteemed Golden Book of Records for Training the Largest Gathering of HR Professionals under one Roof on – Can HR Become a CEO?
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Why Dr. Vivek Bindra as a motivational speaker?
An Acclaimed Executive Coach for over Top 100 CEO’s in India. Trusted Advisor for Over 500 Corporate Houses. Inspired Millions of People across the Globe by Training in more than 25 Countries.
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Short Brief About Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly, fondly called Dada, earned the nickname God of the Off Side for his elegant stroke play square of the wicket and through the covers. He established himself as one of the world’s leading batsmen, particularly in the one-day format.
Achievements of Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly holds the record for registering the highest individual score by any batsman in an ICC Champions Trophy final and was also the first player to score 3 centuries in the history of the ICC Champions Trophy. Regarded as one of India’s most successful captains in modern times and one of the greatest ODI batsmen of all time, he is the 8th highest run-scorer in One Day Internationals and was the 3rd batsman in history to cross the 10,000 run landmark. In the 1999 Cricket World Cup, he was involved in a partnership of 318 runs with Rahul Dravid, which remains the highest overall partnership score in the World Cup tournament history.
Video: Check out the talk delivered by Sourav Ganguly
Why Sourav Ganguly as a motivational speaker?
Honesty and Integrity is the strength of a true leader. Bravery comes with yourself and with the team. All Champions once had a big dream
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Short Brief About Sonam Wangchuk
Sonam Wangchuk is an engineer, innovator and education reformist. He is the founder of the Student’s Educational and Cultural Movement of Ladakh (SECMOL), founded in 1988.
Achievements of Sonam Wangchuk
Sonam Wangchuk was awarded Governor’s Medal for educational reform in Jammu and Kashmir, 1996 and was invited to the Asia 21 Young Leaders’ Summit in Seoul, Korea, 2006 for his contributions and achievements. He is the inspiration behind the character of ‘Phunsuk Wangdu’, played by Aamir Khan, in the award-winning Bollywood film ‘3 Idiots’.
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5. Rahul Dravid
Short Brief About Rahul Dravid
Rahul Dravid, a former captain of the Indian cricketer team, is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket. He is the fourth-highest run scorer in Test cricket and is only the third cricketer, to score 10,000 runs, both in Tests and in ODI’s.
Achievements of Rahul Dravid
Rahul Dravid has been honoured with the Padma Shri & the Padma Bhushan awards for his commendable contributions. His brilliant career on the field led him to be the captain of the Rajasthan Royals in IPL (2012), he was also appointed as the chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC)’s cricket committee, in the same year. He is currently the coach of India A, including the Under-19 teams & will be the same for two more years to come. His popularity & success leads him to be a unique aspirational figure for one & all.
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Why Rahul Dravid as a motivational speaker?
His Simplicity create a comfort for the audience. Consistent performance is the key for daunting goals. Always with the team and for the team attitude makes your employees unstoppable.
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6. Milind Soman
Short Brief About Milind Soman
India’s first male supermodel, an actor, film producer and athlete, rose to instant fame after acting in Alisha Chinai’s music video, Made in India (1995), and later in films like Bhram, Say Salaam India, Bheja Fry, Jodi Breakers, Bajirao Mastani and more.
Achievements of Milind Soman
He became a Limca Record holder for running 1,500 kms in 30 days for Greenathon, an initiative by NDTV to spread environmental awareness. In the same year the country’s largest ‘women’s only’ running event, Pinkathon, was set up under his guidance, to promote good health and breast cancer awareness. A fitness enthusiast & a passionate sportsman, he is a National level swimmer & one of the very few to complete the Ironman challenge- the toughest race in the world. His international films include Valley of Flowers and The Flag. In the Swedish film Arn – The Knight Templar he portrayed ‘Saladin’, the revered 12th-century Kurdish leader of the Arabs & Muslims.
Video: Check out the talk delivered by Milind Soman
Why Milind Soman as a motivational speaker?
Defeating challenges to succeed. Age is not a hurdle for staying fit. Determination can make the impossible possible.
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7. Priya Kumar
Short Brief About Priya Kumar
Priya Kumar is one of India’s top motivational speakers and bestselling author of 11 Inspirational Books that have won 32 International Awards so far. In her speaking career spanning over 24 years, Priya has worked with over 2000+ MNCs across 47 countries so far and transformed the lives of over 3 million people through her Personal Breakthrough sessions and highly curated Power Talks.
Achievements of Priya Kumar
In her collection of 10 bestselling books, Priya has also written the biography of Late Shri O.P. Munjal the founder of the Hero Group.- At the moment she is penning the biography of Pullela Gopichand, the Chief National Badminton Coach.- Ms. Priya’s 5th Inspirational Book, I Will Go With You has been made into a web-series, The Final Call, which is now released on ZEE5. The Calling, her 8th book, made it to number #1 Bestseller in France and the French media also called Ms. Priya Kumar the Paulo Coelho from India. Ms.Priya was also awarded the Times of India, Speaking Tree, Good Karma Award as India’s BEST Inspirational Author in India.
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Why Priya Kumar as a motivational speaker?
Power of faith makes dreams into reality. The most valuable lessons in life can be found in everyday small things. Story-telling of the highest order, ability to build relevance and deliver key messages.
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Short Brief About Pullela Gopichand
Pullela Gopichand, an ace badminton player and the Chief National Coach for the Indian Badminton team, is the force behind P.V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal, both ace shuttlers. P.V. Sindhu is currently retaining the 5th spot in global badminton rankings. His journey from being a badminton champion to a celebrated coach is truly awe-inspiring
Achievements of Pullela Gopichand
He won the All England Open Badminton Championship in 2001, becoming the second Indian to achieve this feat. He received the Arjuna Award in 1999, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 2001, the Padma Shri in 2005, the Dronacharya Award in 2009 and the Padma Bhushan – India’s third highest civilian award – in 2014. After retiring from his playing career, he founded the Gopichand Badminton Academy in 2008 that has produced some of the most acclaimed badminton players including Saina Nehwal and P. V. Sindhu.
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Why Pullela Gopichand as a motivational speaker?
Making passion your goal and giving it your all, makes you a winner. With pure sincerity and hard work, nothing is impossible to achieve. Inspirational journey from being a champion to a widely respected mentor.
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9. Mithali Raj
Short Brief About Mithali Raj
Mithali Raj, a fierce batswoman and the captain of the Indian Women’s cricket team in Tests and ODI is claimed to be one of the greatest cricketing batswomen to have ever played the game.
Achievements of Mithali Raj
She is the first player to score 7 consecutive 50s in ODIs and the first captain (men or women) to lead India to an ICC ODI World Cup final twice – 2005 and 2017. She made her ODI debut in 1999 and scored an unbeaten 114 runs. In 2002, at the age of 19, in her third Test, she broke the record of the world’s highest individual Test score of 209, scoring a new high of 214. At the 2013 Women’s World Cup, she starred as the No.1 Cricketer in the ODI chart among women and currently tops the batting table with 703 ratings. She is a recipient of the prestigious Arjuna award.
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Why Mithali Raj as a motivational speaker?
Great dedication and a no-quitter attitude makes a winner. Passion and dedication can make any match win. Inspiration to thousands of women.
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10. Harsha Bhogle
Short Brief About Harsha Bhogle
Harsha Bhogle is a distinguished cricket commentator, sports editor & a leading television personality in the field of cricket
Achievements of Harsha Bhogle
Giving the game of cricket his own special flavour with an endearing smile and a well-modulated voice , Harsha is the best at what he does, leading him to be awarded the ‘Best Sports Presenter’ by the Indian Television Academy. In the 2011 ‘World Cup’ held in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, Harsha anchored the pre & post match shows. Not limiting himself to just sports, he had his own travel show –Travel India with Harsha Bhogle on Discovery Channel & has also written a biography of Mohammad Azharuddin. Harsha with his wife Anita runs a motivational workshop called ‘The Winning Way’, where they shared insights & learning on business knowledge drawn from the sporting world.
Video: Check out the talk delivered by Harsha Bhogle at TED event
Why Harsha Bhogle as a motivational speaker?
Constant learning attitude despite being at the top of his game Expert analyst and a widely revered cricket guru Dedicated & devotion to one’s work never disappoints oneself
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11. Anand Kumar
Short Brief About Anand Kumar
Anand Kumar is an award-winning mathematician and the mind behind Super30, a programme in which he coaches underprivileged students for IIT-JEE. Fondly called as the messiah of entrance exams for engineering, Anand has had the privilege to be invited by few of the top universities in the world including Harvard, Stanford and University of British Columbia to speak about his Super30 programme and what keeps him motivated to continue doing this noble work.
Achievements of Anand Kumar
In just 15 years he has coached 450 students of which 396 made it to the IITs. This impressive feat got him international recognition and a documentary was made on him which was broadcasted on Discover Channel in 2009. Anand was honored with Rashtriya Bal Kalyan Award by the President of India in 2017. He was also given the top award of Bihar government, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Shiksha Puraskar, in 2010. Time magazine included Super30 in the list of Best of Asia 2010. In the subsequent year he was named by UK-based magazine Monocle among the list of 20 pioneering teachers of the world.
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Why Anand Kumar as a motivational speaker?
Know about the secret behind what keeps him motivated to continue doing this noble work. Inspire your workforce to go beyond possibilities and create history because capability lies within us.
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12. Pankaj Tripathi
Short Brief About Pankaj Tripathi
He is an Indian actor, who appears predominantly in Hindi films & now is also known for his roles in web series especially for Mirzapur(Amazon prime).
Achievements of Pankaj Tripathi
Along with a great actor & improvisor, he is indeed a man with simplicity and weaves stories in his daily life. He has earned several awards including a National Film Award – Special Mention.
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Why Pankaj Tripathi as a motivational speaker?
His Simplicity & talent to achieve goals. Hardworking & sincerity that brought him success. Inspirational journey of his struggle during the initial days
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13. Arunima Sinha
Short Brief About Arunima Sinha
A former Indian volleyball champion, mountaineer and the world’s first female amputee to scale Mount Everest and Mount Vinson. She was pushed from a running train in 2011 as a result of which one of her legs had to be amputated.
Achievements of Arunima Sinha
While getting treated after her accident in AIIMS, Delhi, she resolved to climb the highest peaks in the world. She has already done six peaks till 2014: Everest in Asia, Kilimanjaro in Africa, Elbrus in Europe, Kosciuszko in Australia, Aconcagua in Argentina and Carstensz Pyramid (Puncak Jaya) in Indonesia. She completed her final summit of Mount Vinson in Antarctica on 4 January 2019. She wrote the book “Born again on the mountain”, launched by Prime minister of India Narendra Modi in December 2014. She was awarded Padma Shri in 2015. She was also Awarded Tenzing Norgay Highest Mountaineering Award.
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Why Arunima Sinha as a motivational speaker?
Inspiration to face any challenge and emerge a winner. Extreme determination is always rewarded. Fearless in the face of danger leads to goals.
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14. Major D P Singh
Short Brief About Major D P Singh
Major D P Singh, a retired officer of the Indian Army and a Kargil War veteran, is known as ‘India’s first blade runner’. His life story is truly inspirational and ‘A Never Say Die’ attitude makes him a motivation for one and all.
Achievements of Major D P Singh
In 1999, during Operation Vijay of Kargil War, he was at the LOC while fighting for India. He was 80 meters from the Pakistani Army post when a mortar fell within 1.5 meters of where he was; the shrapnel injured multiple parts of his body. A part of his right leg had to be amputated as it had developed gangrene. After his amputation, he gradually started running using a prosthetic limb and has run in 18 marathons in his running career. The Limca Book of Records added his name to their “People of the Year 2016” list.
Video: Check out the talk delivered by Major D P Singh at TED event
Why Major D P Singh as a motivational speaker?
“Never Say Die” attitude. Believe in yourself. Challenge the odds.
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15. Yuvraj Singh
Short Brief About Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh, an all-rounder cricketer, a style icon & a true fighter, is known for bringing many victories & laurels for the country. His journey- on & off the field- is inspiring & a story of relentless perseverance.
Achievements of Yuvraj Singh
In 2012, Yuvraj was conferred with the Arjuna Award, India’s second highest sporting award by the Government of India & in 2014 he was awarded the Padma Shri Award, India’s fourth highest civilian honour. In 2014 he was also honored with the FICCI Most Inspiring Sportsperson of the Year Award. In 2011, Yuvraj was diagnosed with Cancer. After a grueling year of treatment, he fought back and made his international comeback in a Twenty20 match against New Zealand shortly before the 2012 World Twenty20. He marked his comeback with a great start and ended up being the highest wicket taker for India in the tournament. His ‘fighter attitude’ and the zeal to conquer every hurdle in his way, makes him not just an iconic sportsman but also a great inspiration.
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Why Yuvraj Singh as a motivational speaker?
Never say die attitude for achieving difficult targets. Hard work and discipline to enable a come back despite of extreme difficulties. Aggression with level headed mindset to win bigger games.
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16. Jaspreet Bindra
Short Brief About Jaspreet Bindra
A renowned expert with 22 years of experience in technology strategy, P/L management, marketing and sales, Jaspreet Bindra is the founder of “Digital Matters”, an advisory firm in the areas of Digital Transformation, Blockchain and the Future of Work.
Achievements of Jaspreet Bindra
A thought-leader in the Blockchain space in India, Jaspreet is also a ‘Digital Advisor’ to Mahindra Group, ‘Adjunct Advisor’ to IDC and the ‘Emerging Technologies Advisor’ to Internet and Mobile Association of India. At Microsoft, he was awarded the “Retail Platinum Award” for Management Excellence and was recognized as a Global High Potential Employee.SAP and Mint crowned Jaspreet the inaugural ‘Digitalist of the Year 2017’.Being an avid quizzer, Jaspreet is the only one to have won the ‘Brand Equity Quiz’ thrice nationally.
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Why Jaspreet Bindra as a motivational speaker?
How digital transformation affects the business landscape. Predicting digital and technology trends and how they will impact businesses and life. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency expert.
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17. Chetan Bhagat
Short Brief About Chetan Bhagat
Chetan Bhagat is one of the most celebrated and best-selling authors in India, his books having sold seven million copies worldwide. In 2008, The New York Times cited him as “the biggest selling English language novelist in India’s history”.
Achievements of Chetan Bhagat
His first book, Five Point Someone(2004) inspired the blockbuster 3 idiots. His screenwriting efforts for Kai Po Che! (2013) won him the Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay, leading him to write further for dramedies like 2 States (2014), the action-superhero movie Kick (2015), and Half Girlfriend (2017). He has been named amongst the ‘100 most influential people in the world’ by Time magazine(2010) & listed as one of the world’s ‘100 most creative people in business’ by Fast Company, USA. Chetan writes columns for The Times of India and Dainik Bhaskar focusing on youth and national development issues.
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Why Chetan Bhagat as a motivational speaker?
Passion and hardwork ensures excellence. Outstanding creativity Strong faith in dreams brings success.
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18. Boman Irani
Short Brief About Boman Irani
Boman Irani, a film and theatre actor, is widely known for his comedy and antagonist roles in Bollywood films such as Don, Munna Bhai MBBS, 3 Idiots, Happy New Year, PK, Dilwale and many more. From working as a waiter and room service staff to running his ancestral bakery and finally making his mark as a photographer, Boman came a long way before becoming the established actor that he is today
Achievements of Boman Irani
He received the award for ‘Best Performance in a Comic Role’ at the Screen Weekly Awards in 2004 for Munnabhai MBBS. In 2010 he received the ‘Best Villian’ at Star Screen Awards, ‘Best Supporting Actor’ at Filmfare & ‘Best Performance in a Negative Role’ at IIFA- all for 3 Idiots. In 2013 he won the ‘Best Actor’ award at the Kalakar Awards for ‘Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi’.
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Why Boman Irani as a motivational speaker?
Inspiring struggle journey. True example of talent and hard work.
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Short Brief About Capt. Raghu Raman
Capt. Raghu Raman, with his unique career spanning over a decade in the Indian Armed Forces, another decade as a CEO of three companies in the Mahindra Group and several years of experience in the Government, brings leadership lessons from the Armed Forces that can be leveraged by each one of us. He started his career with the Indian Army, during which he was in active combat in Punjab battling terrorists and in Siachen Glacier facing Pakistani troops. He has served as a UN peacekeeper, as well as been an instructor teaching leadership and strategy to officers at the prestigious School of Armoured Warfare.
Achievements of Capt. Raghu Raman
He went on to join the Mahindra group and over the next ten years he led various companies, including First Choice, Mahindra SSG and finally DLSI, a Mahindra joint venture with British Aerospace. He was then chosen to create and head the National Intelligence Grid, Ministry of Home Affairs, in the Government of India. After his five year stint as the founding CEO of NATGRID, he joined Reliance Industries as the Group President – Risk, Security & New Ventures. He is a ‘Distinguished Fellow’ at the Observer Research Foundation, a frequent guest faculty in business schools, keynote speaker and columnist on National Security, Strategy and Leadership in leading publications. He is also the author of “Everyman’s War”.
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Why Capt. Raghu Raman as motivational speaker?
Leadership lessons from the armed forces. Adapting to proven operating procedures. Leadership and strategic thinking for teamwork.
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20. Leander Paes
Achievements of Leander Paes
He holds the record for the most Davis Cup doubles wins with 42 victories, equal to Nicola Pietrangeli. He also plays in World Team Tennis for the Washington Kastles, being named ‘Male MVP’ for 2009 and 2011 for all of WTT. He is the sports ambassador of the Indian state of Haryana. His young & restless win-it-all attitude make him truly inspirational.
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Why Leander Paes as motivational speaker?
Success can be achieved at any stage of life. Restless attitude define the true passion. Always be hungry to set the record.
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21. Saina Nehwal
Short Brief About Saina Nehwal
Saina Nehwal, the World leading badminton player, is the only female player from India & overall the second Indian player to achieve this position. She has brought home an Olympic bronze & won over twenty international titles, which include ten Super Series titles!
Achievements of Saina Nehwal
She is the first Indian badminton player to have won an Olympic medal, along with being the only Indian to have won the BWF World Junior Championships or to have reached to the final of the BWF World Championships. She has been conferred with the Padma Bhushan – India’s third highest civilian award- in 2016. She has also received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna & Padma Shri in 2010, Arjuna Award in 2009 & ‘Most Promising Player of The Year’ in 2008 by the Badminton World Federation. A role model for many, she is credited to increasing the popularity of badminton in India & also considered one of the most successful Indian sportspersons.
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Why Saina Nehwal as motivational speaker?
Inspiring women to empower and break the odds. Be the most promising performer of all time. Influence others to work hard and to achieve a common goal.
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Short Brief About Devdutt Pattanaik
Devdutt Pattanaik, “India’s most beloved mythology explicator”, extends his expertise in areas of management, governance and leadership with his incredible writing and artistic storytelling.
Achievements of Devdutt Pattanaik
He has written over 600 articles & 30 books on the relevance of mythology, sacred stories, symbols and rituals in modern times. He consults organizations on culture, diversity, leadership and also consults various television channels and filmmakers on storytelling. He is the former Chief Belief Officer of Future Group, one of India’s largest retailers. He was a speaker at TEDIndia 2009 & spoke on Myths that Mystify, East versus West. His expertise and in depth knowledge, expanding from mythology to business, makes his talks relevant for one and all.
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Why Devdutt Pattanaik as a motivational speaker?
Learn the secrets about business in Indian Mythology. Tips to enhance management & process through scriptures. Develop culture, diversity & leadership through history.
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23. Mahesh Bhupathi
Short Brief About Mahesh Bhupathi
Mahesh Bhupathi, an internationally acclaimed tennis player, became the first Indian to win a Grand Slam tournament in 1997. With his win at the Australian Open mixed doubles in 2006, he joined the elite group of eight tennis players who have achieved a career Grand Slam in mixed doubles.
Achievements of Mahesh Bhupathi
In 1999, he won three doubles titles with Leander Paes, including the French Open and Wimbledon. He and Paes became the first doubles team to reach the finals of all four Grand Slams. In April of that year, they became the world no. 1 doubles team. In 2016, he was appointed as India’s next non-playing Davis Cup captain. He is also the founder of International Premier Tennis League. In 2001 he was conferred with the Padma Shri and in 2007 he received the Sports people for Change Karmaveer Puraskaar. He has also been honored with the Davis Cup Commitment Award.
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Why Mahesh Bhupathi as a motivational speaker?
To be a champion you need to play the best game like you never have. Have passion to be the best alone or with someone. Playing doubles or a team will always give a sense of support
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24. Farhan Akhtar
Short Brief About Farhan Akhtar
Born to screenwriters Javed Akhtar & Honey Irani, he grew up under the influence of the Hindi film industry. He began his career by working as an assistant director in Lamhe (1991) & Himalay Putra (1997). Farhan Akhtar, a director, screenwriter, producer, actor , playback singer & lyricist is one of the most established names in the Indian film industry.
Achievements of Farhan Akhtar
He achieved further success by portraying the role of Milkha Singh in the 2013 film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, earning him the Filmfare Award for Best Actor. After his acclaimed role in the film Rock On!! , he was recognized not just as an actor but a singer too. He has since been singing at live concerts and also made it to the prestigious music magazine’s, Rolling Stone India, cover. Over the years, Farhan Akhtar has voiced his opinion and supported numerous social causes. In 2013, after Pallavi Purkayastha, a lawyer by profession was sexually assaulted and then killed by her home watchman, he launched a social campaign ‘Men Against Rape & Discrimination or MARD’.
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Why Farhan Akhtar as a motivational speaker?
Real talent is unstoppable. A perfect example of being a successful all-rounder. An inspiring icon for youth.
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25. Amish Tripathi
Short Brief About Amish Tripathi
Amish Tripathi, an author, is best known for the Shiva Trilogy and the Ram Chandra series. The Shiva Trilogy comprises of – The Immortals of Meluha (2010) The Secret of the Nagas (2011) The Oath of the Vayuputras (2013) The Ram Chandra Series, a 5 books series, has two released books- Scion of Ikshvaku (2015) Sita: Warrior of Mithila (2017)
Achievements of Amish Tripathi
Society Young Achievers Award for Literature and Man of the Year by Radio One in 2013. Communicator of the Year Award 2014. India’s First Literary Popstar 2015. Raymond Crossword Popular Fiction Award, for his book Scion of Ikshvaku and Dainik Bhaskar Readers Choice Award in 2016.
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Why Amish Tripathi as a motivational speaker?
The skills to bridge the new and the old India. Explore the hidden truths and facts behind incidents. Writer + Marketer.
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26. Anil Kapoor
Short Brief About Anil Kapoor
A trend setter, an icon; over the last 40 years, Anil Kapoor has consistently delivered excellence and is globally one of the most recognized Indian actors. As an actor, he has acted in numerous Bollywood films, regional language films, International Films & TV Series. As a producer, he has been enthralling audiences for a decade!
Achievements of Anil Kapoor
He received his first Filmfare Award, in the Best Supporting Actor category, for his role in Mashaal (1984) and his first Filmfare Best Actor Award for Tezaab (1988) and later again for Beta (1992). He has received numerous other Filmfare and National Film Awards, for his diverse array of roles in some of the most noted Bollywood films like, Virasat(1997), Taal(1999), Pukar (2000), No Entry (2005), Dil Dhadakne Do (2015) & many more. His first role in an international film was in Danny Boyle’s Academy Award-winning film Slumdog Millionaire (2008), for which he shared the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.
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Why Anil Kapoor as motivational speaker?
Age is just a number for success. Adaptability that helps to stay relevant no matter what Restless attitude makes his films unstoppable at box office.
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27. Anurag Kashyap
Short Brief About Anurag Kashyap
A cutting edge director, writer & producer, who has served contemporary audiences, creating a cult, is often known as the ‘Quentin Tarantino of Indian Cinema’.
Achievements of Anurag Kashyap
His home production Udaan (2010), won a Filmfare award for best story and in his endeavor along with Phantom Films, he co-produced and co-edited the film Queen (2014) which awarded him a Filmfare for ‘Best Editing’. He served as a jury member for several international film festivals such as Venice Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival and Busan International Film Festival. He is a youth icon for making realistic, relatable & quality films.
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Why Anurag Kashyap as motivational speaker?
Realistic and bold personality. Sets an example of courage & leadership for employees. He is a risk taker and an excellent example of self motivation.
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28. Ashish Vidyarthi
Short Brief About Ashish Vidyarthi
Predominantly a Bollywood actor, is known to work in multiple language films, including Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Telugu cinema. He is especially noted for his antagonist characters.
Achievements of Ashish Vidyarthi
After a successful theater career, he was first noticed on television in the comedy series ‘Hum Panchi Ek Chawl Ke’. After a few minor roles in films, his break in Hindi films came with Naajayaz and Baazi in 1995. He has worked in numerous films ever since, most notably ‘Ziddi’ (1997), ‘Major Saab’ (1998), ‘LOC Kargil’ (2003), ‘Barfi!’ (2012), ‘Begum Jaan’ (2017) and many more. In 1995 he received the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor, for Drohkaal and in 2005 he received the Filmfare Award for Best Villain – Telugu, for Athanokkade; apart from other awards and nominations.
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29. Lisa Ray
Short Brief About Lisa Ray
A Canadian actress, model, television host, philanthropist and social activist, made her Indian cinematic debut in 1994 with a Tamil film and in 2001 she acted in the Bollywood film ‘Kasoor’.
Achievements of Lisa Ray
In 2005 she acted in the Canadian film ‘Water’, which premièred at the Toronto International Film Festival. She has also acted in many productions from Canada, Europe and United States. In 2011 she was seen as a host and Travel Guide on TLC India’s ‘Oh My Gold’. Ray attended the Toronto International Film Festival in support of her work in Cooking with Stella. At this event, Ray revealed to the media and public that she has multiple myeloma. At the same time, Ray started an acclaimed blog, The Yellow Diaries, chronicling her cancer experience. She joined the ‘Beauty Gives Back’ campaign, which launched in Canada in 2015. The campaign addresses the emotional fallout from cancer and its treatment.
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Short Brief About Arunachalam Muruganantham
Arunachalam Muruganantham is the real-life superhero of India, the man on whom the Hindi film Pad Man is based. His story was also the subject of a prize-winning documentary Menstrual Man by Amit Virmani. His mission to produce low-cost sanitary pads for all the girls & women in India led him on a path-breaking journey, which eventually culminated in a successful company where he currently employs 21,000 women!
Achievements of Arunachalam Muruganantham
From being a school dropout to being included in Time magazine’s list of 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2014, his journey is an inspiration to all. Despite his idiosyncratic English, he has given lectures at many institutions including IIT Bombay, IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore and Harvard University. He has also given a TEDx talk. For his revolutionary work, he was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2016.
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31. Col. Lalit Rai
Short Brief About Col. Lalit Rai
Col. Lalit Rai, a former Indian Army Officer, was awarded the Gallantry Vir Chakra Award, by the President of India, for his services during the Kargil War. As the Commanding Officer of 1/11 Gorkha Rifles, he led his men into war with valor and bravery. They were the first unit to be deployed during Operation Vijay, Kargil War. His inspirational leadership, effective strategy and conspicuous bravery of a very high order are his strengths and completely changed the situation, putting our country in an advantageous war position.
Achievements of Col. Lalit Rai
He has been honored with a felicitation by the Prime Minister for exemplary and inspirational leadership, Chief of Army Staff commendation for devotion to duty and distinguished service, Sunil Dutt award for his selfless services, Rotary Club’s prestigious ‘Service Excellence Recognition Award’, Dr. Kirtilal M. Bhansali Memorial award for excellence in oration and RYLA ‘Youth Inspiration and Icon Award’. He held many prestigious command and staff appointments during his illustrious career span of 30 years. He was posted as an instructor at the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla and at the Officers Training Academy, Chennai. Sudesh Berry, a Bollywood actor, played Col. Lalit Rai’s role in the film LOC Kargil (2003).
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32. Virender Sehwag
Short Brief About Virender Sehwag
A former captain of the Indian cricket team, holds the reputation of being one of the most aggressive batsman. His monstrous hitting style has brought India laurels on many occasions.
Achievements of Virender Sehwag
He became the only Indian to be honored with the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the world for his performance in 2008, subsequently becoming the first player of any nationality to retain the award in 2009. He holds multiple records including the highest score made by an Indian in Test cricket, which was also the fastest triple century in the history of international cricket. He also holds the distinction of being one of four batsmen in the world to have ever surpassed 300 twice in Test cricket, and the only one to score two triple centuries & take a five-wicket innings haul. He is one of only two players in the world to score a double hundred in ODI and a triple hundred in Test Cricket.
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33. Anil Kumble
Short Brief About Anil Kumble
Former captain & coach of the Indian cricket team, is acclaimed for being one of India’s greatest ever match winners. He has taken 619 Test wickets, just third to the duo of Warne & Murali, and in the process gained enormous goodwill among fans & his fellow teammates.
Achievements of Anil Kumble
Being awarded the Padma Shri (2005) for his contribution to the game; makes him one of the most renowned namesfor generations to come. In 2012, he was appointed the chairman of International Cricket Council (ICC)’s cricket committee. Eventually holding the position of a chief mentor for the teams Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians in the ‘Indian Premier League’. All this leading him to become the 4th Indian cricketer to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame. Kumble’s successful yet tumultuous reign as team India coach, his attitude and values have defined him as the ideal inspiration for all achievers.
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Embrace goodwill to be the true champion in you. Commitment and passion makes you a true legend. Ideal Inspiration for achievers in your organisation.
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34. Sunil Gavaskar
Short Brief About Sunil Gavaskar
The greatest opening batsman in cricket history and a popular cricket commentator, set world records during his career for the most Test runs and most Test centuries scored by any batsman. He also held the record of 34 Test centuries for almost two decades!
Achievements of Sunil Gavaskar
He was the first person to score centuries in both innings of a Test match three times and the first Test batsman to score 10,000 Test Runs in a career. He is a recipient of the Indian civilian honors of the Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan. In 2012, he was awarded the Col CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award for cricket in India. In 2014, the Supreme Court of India appointed him as the BCCI President.
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35. V.V.S. Laxman
Short Brief About V.V.S. Laxman
A former Indian batsman, is the great-grand-nephew of India’s second President Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. He is known for his philanthropic works and as an expert cricket commentator.
Achievements of V.V.S. Laxman
In 2001, Laxman was awarded the Arjuna Award, India’s second-highest sporting award and the Padma Shri , India’s fourth highest civilian award in 2011. Laxman holds the world record for the highest partnership (376 Runs) in 3rd innings of a Test match for any wicket during a winning cause. He is also one of the six Indian Test cricketers to score 100 runs in a single session of a Test match. In 2001, Laxman and Rahul Dravid stitched together a partnership Vs Australia, at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens, that inspired India to one of their most memorable and famous Test victories of all time.
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Team will always be with you if you promise to be with them. Be someone people can depend on no matter what is wrong. Excellence comes with a lot of practice.
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36. Mary Kom
Short Brief About Mary Kom
An Olympic boxer, is a five-time World Amateur Boxing champion and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the six world championships and the only Indian woman boxer to have qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics, winning the bronze medal.
Achievements of Mary Kom
She has been ranked as No. 4 AIBA World Women’s Ranking Flyweight category. She became the first Indian woman boxer to get a Gold Medal at the Asian Games in 2014, South Korea. In 2016, she was nominated by the President of India as a member of the Rajya Sabha and in 2017 the ‘Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports’ appointed her, along with Akhil Kumar, as the national observer for boxing. She has been honored with the Padma Bhushan in 2013, Arjuna Award in 2003 and Padma Shri in 2006.
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37. Twinkle Khanna
Short Brief About Twinkle Khanna
A former film actress, author, interior designer, newspaper columnist & film producer, Twinkle Khanna is not just stunning to look at but also a very smart & remarkable woman.
Achievements of Twinkle Khanna
Her first book Mrs. Funnybones sold over 100,000 copies making her India’s highest-selling female writer of 2015 & won her the Crossword Book Award (2016). She won the award for India Today Woman Writer (2017) for her second book, The Legend Of Lakshmi Prasad. The book has been at No 2 on Amazon since its release and has received rave reviews, being called ‘sensitive, humourous & eminently readable’ by The Hindustan Times and ‘Sprinkled with fine wit & representation of great cultural commentary’ by The Hindu. She won the Outlook Award in 2016 for the ‘Most Inspiring Woman’ of the year.
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38. Vidya Balan
Short Brief About Vidya Balan
Known for portraying strong protagonists, and acknowledged in the media for pioneering a change in the concept of a Bollywood heroine, Vidya Balan is the poster girl of self-made women in Bollywood.
Achievements of Vidya Balan
She picked powerful women characters even before ‘female-centric cinema’ became mainstream in Bollywood with films such as Parineeta, Ishqiya, No One Killed Jessica, The Dirty Picture, Paa and Kahaani. Recipient of several awards, including a National Film Award for The Dirty Picture and five Filmfare Awards, Vidya has come a long way from being a geeky girl on television to the ooh-la-la sensation of Bollywood. In 2014, the Government of India honoured her with the Padma Shri for her contribution to the arts.
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39. Sunil Chhetri
Achievements of Sunil Chhetri
He has brilliantly equalled the record of Lionel Messi for the number of international goals, making him the second-highest goal-scorer after Cristiano Ronaldo. He is also the only Indian to have played in the USA’s Major League Soccer (USA) with Kansas City and Portugal’s Liga de Honra with Sporting Club de Lisbon. He is currently playing for Bengaluru FC. As the undisputed leader of both his club and the country, it’s a little wonder that he has won All India Football Federation (AIFF) Player of the Year on four occasions, in 2007, 2011, 2013 & 2014.
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Be the trend setter not the trend follower. When you hear negative from the people just trust your instinct. Influence people to defeat the odds.
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40. Abhinav Bindra
Short Brief About Abhinav Bindra
Abhinav Bindra, a World & Olympian champion shooter, came to light when he won a Bronze in the 2001 Munich World Cup with a new junior world record score of 597/600. He was also the youngest Indian participant at the 2000 Olympic Games.
Achievements of Abhinav Bindra
He is the first & only Indian to have held both the World & Olympic titles at the same time, a feat he accomplished by capturing the Gold Medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and the gold at the 2006 ISSF World Shooting Championship. He also won the Gold Medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. He was appointed as the ‘Goodwill Ambassador’ for Rio 2016 Olympic Games Indian Contingent, where he finished 4th in the finals of 10m Air Rifle Event. He has been conferred with the Arjuna Award in 2000, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 2001 and the Padma Bhushan Award in 2009. In 2011 he was honored as an Honorary Lieutenant Colonel by the Indian Territorial Army.
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Stay focus on the finish line and you will be the first person to cross it. Over come your fear and you will win hearts. Always influence people around you, it will speed up your work efficiency.
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Short Brief About Dr. Pawan Agarwal
He is the authorized speaker & presenter for the exemplary Mumbai Dabbawala- a 118 years old successful organization. He is the CEO of the Mumbai Dabbawala Association, which has got much acclaim for their six sigma rate operations in delivering lunchboxes in Mumbai.
Achievements of Dr. Pawan Agarwal
He has delivered numerous sessions worldwide for the likes of TEDx, Cadbury, SAP, Volvo, Honda, HCL, HSBC, Cambridge University, Economic Times, CEO Talks and many more recognized events & corporates. He delivers sessions on ‘Supply Chain Management of Mumbai Dabbawala and Mumbai Paperwala’ through experience that offers impactful deliverables. He talks about management issues and the operational model of the Mumbai Dabbawalas and also about the need to make a change by service to the society.
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Short Brief About Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Having delivered power-packed performances, from small roles to the big screen, is an excellent actor, one of the finest in Indian cinema. His recent releases include – his villainous character in Raees (2017) alongside Shah Rukh Khan & the authentic unlikable teacher in Haraamkhor (2017) for which he was awarded the ‘Best Actor’ at the New York Indian Film Festival.
Achievements of Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Siddiqui was honored with the ‘Special Jury Award’ at the National Film Awards 2012, for his work in films – Kahaani, Gangs of Wasseypur, Talaash and Dekh Indian Circus. His diversity is exceptional – playing roles ranging from a pickpocketer in Munna Bhai MBBS, a terrorist aide in critically acclaimed Anurag Kashyap film, Black Friday (2004), where he got his first big break, to his lead role in Raman Raghav 2.0 (2016), in which he played a psychopathic serial killer, each has been phenomenal. His simplicity and a life story full struggle along with hard-work have led him to be one of the most successful actors in Bollywood.
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Anything is possible if one dreams of it. Inspiration to take risks and struggle to succeed. There is no other way than hard-work to achieve goals.
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43. Abhilash Tomy
Short Brief About Abhilash Tomy
Becoming the 1st Indian, 2nd Asian, & 79th person to complete a solo, unassisted, non-stop circumnavigation of the globe, under sail, Abhilash Tomy is truly remarkable a man. The journey called the Sagar Parikrama II, began in Mumbai, from the Gateway of India, on 1 November 2012. Crossing, from West to East, the Indian, Pacific, Southern and Atlantic Oceans, covering 23,100 nautical miles, rounding Cape Leeuwin in Australia, Cape Horn in South America and Cape of Good Hope in Africa, the journey took 151 days and was completed on 31 March 2013.
Achievements of Abhilash Tomy
He was awarded the Kirti Chakra and the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award, making him one of the most adventurously significant and courageous young man in the country. He strives to spread awareness regarding the need to protect and conserve the world’s oceans. His TEDx Talk, What 151 days around the globe by boat taught me, was widely acclaimed and appreciated. His journey is inspiring and his recitation of it is subtly humorous, making him awe-inspiring for all.
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44. Heena Sidhu
Short Brief About Heena Sidhu
A sport shooter, became the first Indian pistol shooter to reach number one in world rankings by the International Shooting Sport Federation.
Achievements of Heena Sidhu
In 2013, she became the first Indian pistol shooter to win a gold medal at the ISSF World Cup finals and in 2014, she was the World record holder in the 10 meter air pistol event with a final score of 203.8. She was also a member of the Indian team at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. In 2014, she was conferred with the Arjuna Award by the Government of India. She pulled out of the Asian Air Gun Championships in Tehran because Iran made the wearing of the hijab mandatory for female participants.
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Focus on your target like you see through it. Life without and aim is body with out a soul. Winning heart is more inspiring than winning medals.
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45. R. Madhavan
Short Brief About R. Madhavan
He has been described as one of the few actors in India who is able to achieve pan-Indian appeal, having acted in films from 7 different languages. Adding to his talents, he is also a writer and film producer.
Achievements of R. Madhavan
He gave a critically acclaimed performance as the antagonist in the multi-starrer Aayutha Ezhuthu (2004), for which he garnered his 1st Filmfare Award for ‘Best Male Debut’. His Bollywood career kick started with Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein (2001) followed by, Rang De Basanti (2006), Guru (2007) and 3 Idiots (2009), which went on to become the highest grossing Indian film of all times. His other box office hits include, Tanu Weds Manu (2011) and Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2015). Madhavan is noted for his philanthropic activities and promotes various causes such as environment, health & education. He is particularly vocal about the protection of animals and was awarded PETA’s ‘Person of the Year’ recognition in 2012.
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Example of simplicity and right attitude. Be yourself and pursue what you want to be. Leads by example of work-life balance.
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46. Shilpa Shetty
Achievements of Shilpa Shetty
Since making her debut in the film Baazigar in 1993, she appeared in a number of hits including Main Khiladi Tu Anari, Dhadkan and Phir Milenge; but it was her participation in UK’s Celebrity Big Brother 5, that catapulted her to international fame. She became a household name in UK after winning the reality show Celebrity Big Brother 5 in 2007 and won a million hearts for the way she handled racism with grace & dignity. The road ahead was yet not easy. From one controversy to another which involved a cosmetic surgery, a failed relationship and an unsuccessful career, she finally found her new beginning as an entrepreneur after marrying multi-millionaire Raj Kundra.
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Yoga guru and an inspiration for well being. Perfect example of work life balance. Successful businesswoman as an inspiration for all women.
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Short Brief About Gen. Ved Prakash Malik
General Ved Prakash Malik, former Chief of Army Staff and Army Chief during the Kargil War, has been honored with many medals, including the prestigious Param Vishisht Seva Medal and Ati Vishisht Seva Medal.
Achievements of Gen. Ved Prakash Malik
He commissioned into 3 SIKH LI in 1959. In 1989, he was appointed GOC of a Mountain Division and in 1992 he assumed command of a Corps in Punjab, where he oversaw anti-militancy operations in the state. As Chief of Army Staff since 1997, he coordinated and oversaw the planning and execution of Operation Vijay, Kargil War, to successfully defeat Pakistan’s attempted intrusion in Kargil sector during 1999. He was felicitated with the ‘Excellence in Leadership’ award by the Atur Foundation, Pune and the ‘Distinguished Fellowship’ of the Institute of Directors, New Delhi in 1999. The Doon Citizens’ Council honored him with the ‘Pride of the Nation’ award in Jul 2000.
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An army man; A winner for life. Strategy and decision-making skills. Planning and rightful execution of Operations
48. Navin Gulia
Short Brief About Navin Gulia
A freak accident that left an ex-army officer, Navin Gulia paralyzed waist-down in 1995, today he has flown hang-gliders, driven over 1 lakh kilometers on adventure expeditions, has authored three books and is running an organization called Adda Charitable Trust for the welfare of underprivileged children.
Achievements of Navin Gulia
An ex-army officer, Navin Gulia made it to the Limca Book of Records by becoming the first and only person to drive from Delhi to Marsimik la, the highest motorable pass in the world, driving nonstop for 55 hours in 2004. What makes him extraordinary is that he is quadriplegic. Navin is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards including National Role Model Award from Dr. Abdul Kalam in 2007, the Global Indian Award by Time Of India in 2005, Karamveer Puruskar from iCongo in 2011 and CNN-IBN Real Heroes Award in 2012.
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An inspiring story of relentless determination. Inspiring journey. Extraordinary adventure.
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49. Manoj Bajpayee
Short Brief About Manoj Bajpayee
From starting his journey with a rejection in National School of Drama to having given incredible performances in movies like Satya, Zubeida, Shool, Pinjar & Gangs of Wasseypur, Manoj Bajpayee carved his own way into the industry to become one of the finest actors of the B-town – despite conventional good looks.
Achievements of Manoj Bajpayee
He shot to fame with his character ‘Mumbai Ka King’ Bhikhu Mahtre from cult classic Satya for which he also won National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor & Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor in 1998. He is the kind of performer that can shine despite stars, circumstances & scripts. He stood out in Rajneeti amidst a bevy of A-listers, held his ground in Veer Zaara & even in Special 26 and Road, he commanded the screen with convincing and controlled performances. In 2016, he portrayed professor Ramchandra Siras, in Hansal Mehta’s biographical drama Aligarh, for which he won his third Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor & the Best Actor Award at Asia Pacific Screen Awards.
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Inspiring story of rising through setbacks. He connect his speech with the real life examples. Never quit attitude makes him stand out.
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50. Kabir Bedi
Short Brief About Kabir Bedi
Film, television & theater career spans across three continents- India, United States & many European countries. He is noted for his role as ‘Emperor Shah Jahan’ in Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story (2005). He is also well known for his role as the villainous ‘Gobinda’ in the 1983 James Bond film Octopussy.
Achievements of Kabir Bedi
He is popular in Italy and has received the highest ranking civilian honor including being bestowed with the title of ‘Cavaliere’ of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic. Since 1982 he has been a voting member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences , the jury responsible for presenting the Oscar awards. He has given voice-overs for various big ad campaigns including: TAJ Hotels, Resorts and Palaces (2014), DHL (2015), Yamaha (2015), Parle(2016) and Tanishq (2016)
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Larger than life inspirational attitude. Accepts new challenges and over come them as a winner. His immense experience makes him stand out.
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