Real achievers make their mark
Metrolife has throughout the year highlighted the achievements of youth. Now, when the daily has successfully completed one year in the national Capital, it deeply acknowledges the accomplishment of talented youth in the field of science and technology, sports, entertainment and their contribution to society.
Suraj Sharma: The 19-year-old needs no introduction as he has already created a buzz with his very first movie Ang Lee’s Life of Pie, based on Yann Martel’s novel. He is Suraj Sharma, our very own City lad who has grabbed the attention of Hollywood directors with his acting skills in his first stroke. Presently, a student of St. Stephens College, Delhi University, Sharma’s foray into films is a true case of divine intervention. He accompanied his brother to the audition for Pi at local casting office in the city.
As he waited in the office, Suraj was made to give a shot. It was that shot that changed his life and make him achieve what youngsters of his age chase in their dreams.
n Aakash Sinha: In a country where computer and mechanical engineering still rules the roost, Aakash Sinha is a young scientist has widened the scope of robotics.
Making robots for the Indian Armed Forces and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Aakash is truly an achiever in the field of science and technology. At present he is working on Space Robotics and is a part of Chandrayaan – II project and aims to make a world where robots can serve water perform daily house chores and guard sky.
Faith Gonsalves: When a majority of youth struggles in deciding their career path, 21-year-old Anthony Gonsalves knew that she had to do something for the society. She came up with an innovative concept to outreach children-at-risk and brought ‘Music Basti’ into existence. It is an organisation that uses music as a tool to engage with children who are survivors of abuse or abandoned by families.
Making all attempts to give bright future to the deprived kids, we salutes her for contribution to society. Unmukt Chand: With his two centuries and one half century in Under 19 Cricket World Cup, 19-year-old Unmukt Chand left the cricketers and cricket fraternity spell bound with his performance. His extra-ordinary display of talent on the field made him won Junior Cricketer of the Year award for 2011 and makes him a real achiever in the field of sports.
Subhav Sinha: The 24-year-old hogged the limelight at a very young age with his
invention -solar scooter. The qualified electrical engineer got the idea of making a scooter that can work on sun rays during his college days at Delhi College of Engineering. He was fed up with the excessive walking in the college, which pushed him for the innovation. His invention was also used during the Commonwealth Games.