From the great outdoors with Amuleek Singh to turning tables on the women DJ - your weekend fix
Amuleek Singh Bijral, Co-Founder and CEO of Chai Point, loves being outdoors with his thoughts, audio books, and music for company. Amuleek doesn't follow a strict regimen when it comes to fitness, but he needs his weekly dose of exercise to feel good. He believes as long as the mind is sorted and calm, one is in a position to handle anything in life.
Delhi-based Kanika Tekriwal is the founder of JetSetGo, an online aggregator of aircraft. Twenty-nine-year-old Kanika was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 22. Although doctors were not hopeful about her lifespan, Kanika managed to beat cancer, and was selected to the Forbes’ 30 under 30 list in 2016. She speaks about her idea of happiness, her greatest fears and her most treasured possessions.
As football mania takes over, we talk to Indian skipper Sunil Chhetri on becoming country’s all-time leading goal scorer equalling Messi’s goals, and what keeps him motivated to play for a cricket-crazy country. The last few years have seen the football fan following really boom in India, with I-League and ISL. This wouldn’t have been possible if it weren’t for some of the talented players we’ve seen on the pitch, like Chhetri.
With books being written, endorsements on the rise and a documentary being produced on them, the focus is back on the woman DJ. The women DJs in India are on the rise and most of the ecosystem is looking at this profession as gender neutral. The peers, the numbers of female students enrolling for deejaying courses and the audiences – everyone is looking forward to the skill and inimitable talent of the growing tribe of female DJs.
Richard Branson’s new book titled Finding My Virginity – The New Autobiography is a more forward-looking, albeit a little less cohesive, work than the 1998 Losing My Virginity. Apart from building a business empire, Branson has received equal fame for his many adventures and humanitarian efforts, and Finding My Virginity reads equal parts memoir of these activities, equal parts inspirational book of business lessons. The entrepreneurial lessons that we can glean from this book are just as fresh as they were 20 years ago when he wrote his first memoir.