Youth Day Special: 5 Delhi-Based Youth Personalities Who Made It Big

Considered as the builders of the nation, the youth stays the most energetic and productive age of our lives. Full of enthusiasm, passion and dreams, the youth are most fun and the most enriching years of our lives. If you’re someone who falls under that category then you can probably relate to this. There’s so much you want to do that’s out-of-the-box, right? well, we’ve all been there! Here’s a list of 5 youngsters who converted their vision into NGOs, successful startups and took the charge in their hands.

1. Bhuvan Bam

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The famous BB Ki Vines videos is something we all have seen. His youtube channel that didn’t exist 4 years ago now has over 1.2 billion views and more than 11 million subscribers. He is known for his funny youtube videos and his song compositions.

2. Shobit Banga and Supriya Kaul

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Well, who doesn’t know about Josh Talks? Two twenty-something people got to talking about the other side of the 9-to-5 rat race at a party and changed the world by creating a platform that continues to share inspiring stories of the youth. The Josh Talks online properties have 1,30,000 subscribers, over 7 million views on YouTube and over 150,000 fans on Facebook.

3. Anand and Nishant Gadihoke

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What were you doing when you were 16 or 18? Planning your birthday party or maybe tirelessly wasting time on the net maybe? Well, these two bright minds aged 16 and 18 were busy making the web accessible to the disabled. That’s right! The duo’s technology company is called Oswald Foundation has built products for the disabled so they can access the web easily.

4. Ria Sharma

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She became the first Indian to receive the UNICEF Global Goals Award 2017 for her contribution to the society in the form of “Make Love Not Scars”. What started as a documentary on acid attack survivors for completion of her curriculum in 2014 now has become the most successful organisation based in Delhi. the organisation takes complete care, from rehabilitation to medical support of Acid Attack survivors.

5. Tanvi Malik and Shivani

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Lesser options for budget shopping which was high-end bothered these ladies who were stuck in a 9-to-6 grind at the office. So, FabAlley was the change that they needed and they came up with a brand that would out-do big names like H&M and Zara. Well, that’s some girl power!


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