Sinopsis

Josh Talks is a collective of remarkable ideas & stories from all across India. From business to stand up comedy to social activism and even space exploration, what you get through our talks is a whirlwind of our country seen through the eyes of some of our most enterprising doers, achievers and change-makers.

Episodios

  • #20 Ahmedabad ACPs Unique Mission To Fight Crime! | ACP Manjita Vanzara

    #20 Ahmedabad ACP's Unique Mission To Fight Crime! | ACP Manjita Vanzara

    06/12/2017 Duración: 13min

    ACP Vanzara comes from a family of supercops, and is one herself too! When she became a cop after studying fashion design, she wanted to give back to the society and world - at the same time, also change the perceptions people hold about the police in India. ACP Wanzara talks about how she took it onto herself to transform the Chhara community in Gujarat and helped them sustain better lifestyles.

  • #19 The Most Dangerous Thing In The World

    #19 The Most Dangerous Thing In The World

    25/10/2017 Duración: 07min

    In this episode, our host Amar begins a special journey, taking you behind the scenes on the adventures he had trying to locate Josh speakers across the country. This story began in early 2017, when we asked ourselves what would happen if we left the metro cities behind and looked for remarkable people and stories in the smaller cities, and even towns of India. We began with Pune, where we discovered the most dangerous thing in the world, and also that thing which lies at the heart of every Josh Talk.

  • #18 How The Son Of A Farmer Became Indias Top Hacker | Ravi Suhag

    #18 How The Son Of A Farmer Became India's Top Hacker | Ravi Suhag

    20/10/2017 Duración: 14min

    Ravi Suhag is self-taught coder and hacker & is considered one of India's top hackers with multiple awards and accolades up his sleeve. Ravi Suhag is one of us, yet so different. Ravi was born and brought up in a village in Haryana and studied in a Hindi medium school, in a classroom under a tree. Ravi was always curious, though he had no access to formal education in electronics; he was always the one who would break little electronic things, trying to figure out how they operated. Ravi created his first circuit in class 7 and soon a small inverter, all from scrap. He studied to get into IIT, failed, cried, even fainted; but he did not lose hope. He had a dream to create his own venture, so he cut down his expenses, lived in a 5X8 feet room, taught physics to kids, sold health insurances, gave workshops in colleges and eventually created his company during his years at engineering college. Ravi credits his mentor for seeing the potential in him and motivating him to work and build things. He learnt front e

  • #17 Why I Left The American Dream Behind to Rescue Women in India | Robin Chaurasiya

    #17 Why I Left The American Dream Behind to Rescue Women in India | Robin Chaurasiya

    11/10/2017 Duración: 19min

    Robin Chaurasiya, a young social worker from USA tells us about her journey from being a victim of family violence to saving thousands of women from women trafficking, gender discrimination and violence. In this inspirational video, the speaker about Kamathipura, a red light area of Mumbai and how she uplifts to setup an example for the society. She had chosen to take the unconventional road. She was often demoralized, ridiculed and even bullied. But she had the courage to hold her ground. And, one day something remarkable happens that changes people's perception about her.

  • #16 Kranti from a Red Light Area | Sheetal Jain

    #16 Kranti from a Red Light Area | Sheetal Jain

    30/09/2017 Duración: 11min

    Life of a sex worker in India is full of criticism and shame. This intriguing talk focuses upon the life of a sex worker's daughter and how she rises from shame to pride. From being ridiculed to inspiring millions. The message of this talk is simple, that purpose and ideas have incredible powers and can achieve big feats. This journey of the daughter of a sex worker from Kamathipura bringing a change in the society is an impeccable piece of inspiration.

  • #15 From I.T. to S.H.I.T., How One Man is Bringing a Toilet Revolution to India! | Swapnil Chaturvedi

    #15 From I.T. to S.H.I.T., How One Man is Bringing a Toilet Revolution to India! | Swapnil Chaturvedi

    29/09/2017 Duración: 20min

    Imagine negotiating your life without any access to a toilet. That is the condition in which India's 70 million slum dwellers live. For the women, this means a 'no food, no water' policy for the entire day, everyday. This causes chronic dehydration, multiple diseases and infections, and a serious impediment to long-term thinking. It's a vicious cycle that Swapnil identified before the advent of the Swacch Bharat mission. He also recognized that simply constructing toilets will not change deep behavior patterns. How about making a public toilet into an aspirational brand? http://www.samagra.co/

  • #14 Ankur Warikoo (Nearbuy) | I Fought The World To Build My Own Start-Up

    #14 Ankur Warikoo (Nearbuy) | I Fought The World To Build My Own Start-Up

    23/09/2017 Duración: 19min

    Nearbuy co-founder Ankur Warikoo is a serial entrepreneur who was also named one of India's Forbes 40 Under 40. Having won numerous accolades for his spirited entrepreneurship and passion, Ankur has a story which is quite remarkable. The belief goes that if you are 35 and a successful CEO here in India, you must have excelled at the system or been born in a rich business family. In Ankur’s case, it was neither. He took the adventurous route. From a budding physicist and astronaut to management consultant as a Famous ISB Alumni, and then serial entrepreneur, he shares a fascinating life journey.

  • #13 Why I Rejected The Indian Education System | Vidhi Jain

    #13 Why I Rejected The Indian Education System | Vidhi Jain

    21/09/2017 Duración: 14min

    Vidhi Jain does not send her daughter to school or force her into the rat race of exams and degrees. Disillusioned by the ‘factory schooling’ system, she became an educationist and created a radical alternative. Breaking barriers and going against typical Indian education system, here her students are given the room to make choices and the freedom to be creative. She shares the results this has achieved. #Education #System #School #NoSchool

  • #12 Babita Phogat | The Real Dangal Story

    #12 Babita Phogat | The Real Dangal Story

    16/09/2017 Duración: 07min

    Dangal girl Babita Kumari Phogat shows how a girl broke through the struggles of an Indian family and got an Olympic medal for India. From life struggles to making India proud, this female wrestler is glad of making her father proud. With a gold medal in Commonwealth and Olympics and a movie to her name starring Aamir Khan as her father, Babita is an inspiration for the Indian girls passionate for sports.

  • #11 How a young Delhi woman is reviving hopes for acid attack survivors | Ria Sharma

    #11 How a young Delhi woman is reviving hopes for acid attack survivors | Ria Sharma

    15/09/2017 Duración: 24min

    How a young Delhi woman is reviving hopes for acid attack survivors (Video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcQ2syNH_A0 In 2013, the Supreme Court of India passed a law to regulate the open sale of acid. The legislation was welcome but the ground realities haven’t changed. Every day, somewhere in India, two women have their faces permanently disfigured by a splash of concentrated acid. While they will never get back what they lost in a second of violence, Ria Sharma has resolved to chart a way back for these brave women.

  • #10 Hindi Poetry Like You Never Heard it Before | The Mansarovar Project

    #10 Hindi Poetry Like You Never Heard it Before | The Mansarovar Project

    13/09/2017 Duración: 19min

    Two friends in Pune have given a fresh voice to Hindi poetry. Noticing how poetry in English is suddenly becoming popular in India, while our rich heritage of Hindi and Urdu remains forgotten, they formed something called Mansarovar Project. They pick a famous poem, compose original music to the recitation, and make a short film around it. Their YouTube channel is giving form to this wonderful creativity. Here they talk about how this started, and they also recite two great Hindi poems for us! #Ghalib #Paash #HindiKavita #Hindi #Urdu #Ghazal #Sahir #SahirLudhianvi #Nazm #Kavita #Premchand #Project #Language #Music #ShortFilm #Poetry #Pune #Performance

  • #9 A project to collect life lessons from the world | Deepak Ramola

    #9 A project to collect life lessons from the world | Deepak Ramola

    10/09/2017 Duración: 17min

    What if we could document a life lesson each from all the anonymous faces around us, and leave this ocean of human wisdom open to access for anyone when they needed it the most? That’s Deepak’s idea, and his quest for documenting and sharing life lessons has taken him around the world.

  • #8 How We Bullied A Corporate Giant With A Rap Song! | Sofia Ashraf

    #8 How We Bullied A Corporate Giant With A Rap Song! | Sofia Ashraf

    07/09/2017 Duración: 18min

    Kodaikanal Won’t fame, Sofia Ashraf, in this powerful and persuasive talk speaks about standing up against the social injustice. Content creator by profession and rapper by digression, this Tamil girl rose to fame by getting 591 families compensated from Hindustan Unilever Limited. This talk gives an insight into the 15 year old struggle of various NGOs which played a key-role in the protest. As a little girl, Sofia started with rhymes about her identity wearing a hijab. The video talks about 2 of her famous creations, ‘Kodaikanal Won’t’ and ‘Don’t work for DOW’ which were presented in Justice Rocks, a protest rock show. The talk focuses upon the downs of being a female in the field of music, importance of being an audience, the power of art, music and much more.

  • #7 Arunima Sinha | I Climbed Mt. Everest After Losing A Leg!

    #7 Arunima Sinha | I Climbed Mt. Everest After Losing A Leg!

    06/09/2017 Duración: 28min

    Arunima Sinha is the first woman amputee to scale Mount Everest. Despite extremely low odds of succeeding and everyone around her demotivating her from climbing, Arunima stayed true to her goal and did the impossible. Had she not lost a leg in a gruesome train accident, she might never have climbed Mount Everest. That she did, and went on even while running dangerously low on oxygen in the ‘death zone’ is testament to her depth of resolve. She tells the riveting story of her battle against the mountain and how she met Bechandri Pal to achieve her goal.

  • #6 The Importance Of Anger | Gourav Jaiswal

    #6 The Importance Of Anger | Gourav Jaiswal

    31/08/2017 Duración: 14min

    We're often told that anger is a bad quality, that it is something everyone should ideally get rid of to lead pleasant lives. Gourav doesn't think so - Gourav thinks anger has the power to change the world and with his examples, proves this statement.

  • #5 Zeishan Quadri | The Extraordinary Story Behind Gangs Of Wasseypur (Hindi)

    #5 Zeishan Quadri | The Extraordinary Story Behind Gangs Of Wasseypur (Hindi)

    29/08/2017 Duración: 38min

    Zeishan Quadri is not your ordinary Bollywood guy. His life has been a roller coaster ride from one place to another before finally incidentally ending up in Bollywood making a movie with none other than Anurag Kashyap. What really happened? What was his big break? Here is the amazing story!

  • #4 An Indian transgender asks an uncomfortable question | Akkai Padmashali

    #4 An Indian transgender asks an uncomfortable question | Akkai Padmashali

    22/06/2017 Duración: 16min

    Akkai Padmashali, a #transgender activist from #Bangalore, asks why sexual activity ‘against the order of nature’ is a crime in 21st century India. She goes on to share a song about her ordeal of fighting for her gender, and points to the extreme difficulties that the #LGBT community face in #India. At a broader level, she questions the morality of a majority sitting in judgment upon the preferences of minority communities. #pride2017 #joshtalks #bornthisway #bornperfect #loveislove #lovewins #empowerment #life #gayrights #transrights #equality #unite

  • #3 Meet The First Indian Going To The Moon | Sheelika Ravishankar (Team Indus)

    #3 Meet The First Indian Going To The Moon | Sheelika Ravishankar (Team Indus)

    22/05/2017 Duración: 21min

    Team Indus is looking to become the first private enterprise as well as the first Indian mission ever to land a rover on the moon. If they succeed, it would be a giant leap for private space research & technology. There is a plan and a schedule. Sheelika Ravishankar shares the startup’s journey. Visit https://www.joshtalks.com for a better experience of this talk. #Space #StartUp #Inspiration #Crazy #Team #Indus #TeamIndus #Moon #JourneyToMoon

  • #2 The Mission to end hunger in India in a lifetime | Ankit Kawatra

    #2 The Mission to end hunger in India in a lifetime | Ankit Kawatra

    15/05/2017 Duración: 16min

    As it stands, 20 crore Indians sleep hungry every night and 13 lac children die here every year of hunger related diseases. Ironically, though, India is also a country that wastes food. From production through to lavish weddings, 40 percent of all food is thrown away. These are the numbers that moved Ankit to act. He has a plan. Visit https://www.joshtalks.com for a better experience of this talk.

  • #1 Anurag Kashyap | How an outsider broke into Bollywood

    #1 Anurag Kashyap | How an outsider broke into Bollywood

    30/04/2017 Duración: 29min

    Internationally acclaimed director Anurag Kashyap talks about his journey into films. When he entered the industry, he had neither connections nor money. He was an anonymous boy in his 20s in a cut-throat environment, with an unconventional view on films. The only way he could survive was to adapt. He was forced to look for new pathways, and today he is credited with breakthroughs in film making, casting, marketing, and distribution. A fascinating account of hard choices! #Films #Movies #Bollywood #HindiCinema #Cinema #AnuragKashyap #FilmMaking #Inspiring #Motivational

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