In the latest issue of Forbes, 30 Indian achievers under the age of 30 are being celebrated. This issue, titled ’30 under 30′ features young superstars from 13 categories, like health, law, politics, entertainment, NGOs and social entrepreneurship, art, etc.
“The tremendous creative energy across all spheres — from the entrepreneurial to sport to art and culture — is real enough for the rest of the world to be awed and inspired by”, says Sourav Majumdar, Editor, Forbes, told First Post.
Forbes zeroed in on the achievers based on three parameters – the extent of the impact of an achievement in a short span of time and its ability to disrupt the status quo; scalability of the business or line of work; and enough indication of being a long-term player.
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Among the achievers is 28-year-old Arunima Sinha, the mountaineer who didn’t stop despite being an amputee.
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Along with her, golfer Anirban Lahiri and gymnast Dipa Karmakar were listed under the sports category.
Yash Bhanage, 29, Founder of the Bombay Canteen, a very popular restaurant in Mumbai, was featured in the food and hospitality category.
In the art and culture category, ghazal singer Ranjeet Rajwada, theatre actor Prashant Prakash, and video artist Amshu Chukki were featured.
Ram Jit Singh Chima from Access Now and law student Shreya Singhal were featured under law, policy, and politcs.
Upasana Makati, the founder of White Print, was featured under the NGOs and social entrepreneurship category.
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White Print is India’s first lifestyle magazine for the visually challenged. Mathew Jose, founder of Paperman, as well as Himanshu Gupta and Shreya Goyal of the Sustainable Growth Initiative were featured in this category.
The co-founders of InShorts – Azhar Iqubal, Deepit Purkayastha, and Anunay Pandey – were listed as achievers in the social media, mobile tech and communications category.
Nikhil Kamath, co-founder of Zerodha, and investment advisor Ashish Agrawal, featured in the Finance category.
Ritesh Agarwal, founder of OYO Rooms, Arpit Kumar and Rohit Dave from RoadRunnr and Mayank Kachhwaha from Indialends found a mention in the e-commerce category.
Standup comedian Abish Mathew was listed as an achiever in the entertainment category.
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Actor Richa Chadha and filmmaker Raam Reddy were the others listed in this category.
Karishma Shahani Khan, creative director at Ka-Sha, Sasha and Kaabia Grewal of Outhouse Jewelry were the achievers under the fashion category.
Anket Avlani from Taxi Fabric and Anirudh Sharma were featured in the design category. Meanwhile, Harsh Songra, founder of My Child App, and Rahul Narang from Lybrate were featured in the healthcare category.
Founders of Postman — Abhinav Asthana, Ankit Sobti, and Abhijit Kane, featured in the technology section, along with Saket Modi from Lucideus and Toshendra Sharma, founder of Wegilant Net Solutions.
We are proud of these young achievers. Take a bow.