Heads held High in the face of Adversity

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Life happens to be a one- time affair. So if you are brave enough to take the plunge and set yourselves up, you might as well be a worthy superstar!

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey
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Our generation has grown up idolising Oprah Winfrey for her powerful presentation in talk shows. But what’s more inspiring about her is the success story that she scripted without being bogged down by all trauma that the cruel world had inflicted on her.

APJ Abdul Kalam

APJ Abdul Kalam
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A great scientist of modern India, and an even greater human being, Mr Kalam grew from humble beginnings by dint of sheer hard work and rose to become the President of India.

Quiz: Do You Know The Full Name Of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam?

Walt Disney

Walt Disney

Our dreamy childhood owes much of its trips to magic land to the American animation industry, pioneered by The Walt Disney Company. The adorable Mickey Mouse and the magical worlds of Cinderella, Snow White, et al was brought alive by inarguably one of the most loved self- made man in history.

Steve Jobs

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The founder of the tech giant, Apple, jobs was given up for adoption as a child by his biological parents. He however refused to wallow in self pity and instead grew to be one of the most powerful personalities in the world.

MS Dhoni

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Once the Captain Cool of the Indian Cricket Team, Dhoni is a perfect example of perseverance and rose to be one of the revered cricketing giants,overcoming initial setbacks.

Kofi Annan

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The former Secretary General of the UN, Kofi Annan has been an ardent advocate of peace and was awarded the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize. Born in a family of tribal chiefs, Kofi went on to become the chief of one of the most influential organisations of the world.

Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi
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The current prime Minister of India, Modi has been named one of the most influential people in the world by Forbes magazine in its 2018 annual list. Once a tea seller in a railway station, Modi is now a name to reckon with in the political circuit of the world.

J K Rowling

J K Rowling
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Now this is one name that resonates in the hearts and minds of all the 90’s people. Harry Potter is a fantasy that we all wish to live. And the wizardry brain who made it happen- J K Rowling is a fascination not just for her out of the world creativity but also for her undaunted spirit to make it count against all odds. A single mother without provisions, facing the continuous rejection of publishers, this lady remained unfazed and persisted with her imagination and will power to deliver one among the greatest classics of the times.

Boman Irani

Boman Irani
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Dyslexic in his childhood, this versatile actor has impressed one and all with his comic timing through his portrayals in cinema. He started out rather late, but went on to prove himself as a worthy self made man.

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