Part stand-up comedy, part-musical and part-biting diatribe on socio-political issues, Aisi Taisi Democracy is a refreshing satire political/musical act that tells the truth about our times, crafting it in the form of songs and stories. Lead by an illustrious lot, the act features fusion folk band Indian Ocean's bassist and vocalist Rahul Ram, Delhi's angry satirist Sanjay Rajoura and lyricist/comedian Varun Grover. The show is a mixed bag of personal stories, talks about various issues like border relations, elections, politics, et al, and dares to ask some uncomfortable questions while keeping you in splits throughout. Not recommended for those who are easily offended
After a sparkling career as the head of the kitchen brigade for globally recognized chains Marriott and Starwood, and after successfully hosting food shows on two of India’s leading television channels Chef Ajay Chopra has reinvented himself. He is now taking on the role of entrepreneur in the brick and mortar world and is building his personal brand in the digital space. Ajay began his career with the Cecil Oberoi in Shimla. He then joined the Oberoi Center for Learning and Development from where he completed the culinary and management training program, graduating as a gold medallist. His first assignment as a chef was at Kandahar, the Indian specialty restaurant at the Oberoi New Delhi. In addition to Kandahar he was also responsible for the hotel’s banqueting operations as well as the coffee shop.
With more than 700 shows across three continents, Amit is one of the best known observational comics in India. He is known as 'The Married Guy' in the stand-up comedy circuit. After two kids and one marriage, he realized it couldn't get any worse and took to comedy. In the last three years he has toured three solo shows across India and has co-produced three other shows. He was also responsible for bringing a popular comedy face-off show of Singapore, Fight Comic to India. He also hosts a weekly show on Radio City 91.1.
Anupam Kher is an Indian actor who has appeared in over 500 films and many plays. Mainly working in Hindi films, he has also appeared in acclaimed international films.
Sehwag holds multiple records including the highest score made by an Indian in Test cricket. He also holds the distinction of being one of four batsmen in the world to have ever surpassed 300 twice in Test cricket, and the only one to score two triple centuries and take a five-wicket innings haul. He is currently well praised throughout the country for his witty humor-filled tweets on the micro-blogging site Twitter relating to current affairs.
Ashish Diwansingh Nehra is an Indian cricketer who has represented India internationally since 1999. He embodies various virtues of a left- handed bowler- pace, accuracy, strategic variations in line and length, and the ability to swing the ball both ways. He has been particularly effective with the new ball and at the death overs. Ashish Nehra was also famously called "one of the best bowlers that the Indian team has ever seen", by Ravi Shastri. M.S. Dhoni also suggested Nehra's name as the future bowling coach for India considering his massive experience, his ability to easily swing the ball both ways and his amazing performance even when bowling under pressure.
Pullela Gopichand is a former Indian badminton player. Presently, he is the Chief National Coach for the Indian Badminton team. He won the All England Open Badminton Championships in 2001 becoming the second Indian to achieve this feat after Prakash Padukone. He runs the Gopichand Badminton Academy. He received the Arjuna Award in 1999, the Dronacharya Award in 2009 and the Padma Bhushan – India's third highest civilian award – in 2014.
Kalki Koechlin is an Indian actress and writer of French descent. Apart from acting in films, Koechlin is also a regular presence in theater productions in the country. An acclaimed actress in the Indian film industry for her unconventional body of work, she is the recipient of a National Film Award, a Filmfare Award and two Screen Awards, among other accolades.
Ananya Birla is an Indian musician and Entrepreneur. She is the founder of Svatantra Microfinance, a company that provides microfinance to woman in rural India. She is also founder of CuroCarte and cofounder of Mpower
Baba Ramdev is a yoga guru. He is the founder of Divya Yog Mandir Trust in 1995, and was featured by Aastha TV in its morning yoga slot. He is the reason why half the nation and a number of celebrities from India & abroad started practicing Yoga. Celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Shilpa Shetty are some of his disciples, among others. He is known for his work in ayurveda, business, politics and agriculture and is also the founder of Patanjali Group of Institutions.
Shashi Tharoor is an Indian politician and a former diplomat who is currently serving as Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala since 2009
One of the pioneers of Television Advertising, the man who has ruled the advertising world with his brand of irreverent humor, memorable brand building campaigns and has created award winning commercials for the most reputed corporations and agencies. Known as the Ad Guru of India, he has been instrumental in changing the face of advertising in our country bringing in the appropriate “regional Indianness” and values into an urban context through his films, creative workshops, articles and interviews.
Rashmi Pitre, an actress, painter and a poetess is known for her concept- ‘ Painting with Poetry’ in which she beautifully merges her own poems with her paintings. Recently she received the prestigious BMC’s ‘Mumbai Mayor Award 2017’ from the Mayor of Mumbai. She has also received the ‘Golden Achiever Award’ from renowned Jury members of the film fraternity. She has received the Spandan’s Best Artist Award and the Social Award for Artist’s Contribution in Social Work. She is also a recipient of the Humanity First Foundation Award for social work and is being announced as the Recipient of Laadli Award- the ‘Daughter’s Special Achievement Award’ while having received Best Actress Awards for her acting in State and National Drama Competitions more than 11 times. She has acted in numerous major shows of the Indian Television while also playing supporting roles in various Hindi and Marathi movies and has completed more than 2000 episodes on TV till date.
Harsha Bhogle is widely acknowledged to be not just the voice, but the face of Indian cricket. He started at a time when few Indian broadcasters were considered good enough to be on overseas networks. But he changed those perceptions, especially in Australia where in 1992 he was rated as the possessor of the “sexiest voice on radio” and in 1999 when a poll on an independent web site rated him the number one commentator for the season.His columns are widely read and a selection of those has been put together in a book called “Out of the Box”. His video blogs “Step Out with Harsha” were quite popular and he now has over a million followers on twitter. No other sports media person is half as close.He has, at various times, been in brand commercials for Pepsi, Hero Honda, Airtel, Tata-AIG, Sugar Free, Procter & Gamble (for Vicks), has done brand promotions for Vodafone, Cadbury, IBM among many others and is now a brand ambassador for Castrol and Boehringer Ingelheim (Stroke Awareness)
Rahul Dravid is a Former Indian Cricketer. His is also known as a The Wall of the Indian team. He won many awards ICC awards like Cricketer of the year, Player of the year and Bradman oration. The Government of India hounerd him Padam Shri and Padam Bhushan. He always inspire us by his Game, Captaincy, vision, work ethics, Motivational speeches, Quotes, Interviews, Achievement.He is currently the head coach for the Under-19 and 'A' teams and also Overseas Batting Consultant for the Indian team.
Abhinav Bindra is an Indian businessman and retired professional shooter who is a World and Olympic champion in the 10 m Air Rifle event. By winning the gold in the 10 m Air Rifle event at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, he became the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at the Olympic Games.He is the first and only Indian to have held both the World and Olympic titles at the same time, a feat he accomplished by capturing the Gold Medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, after having won the gold at the 2006 ISSF World Shooting Championships. Abhinav won Gold Medal in 2014 Commonwealth Games at Glasgow.Bindra feels that he has no talent and his only talent is that he can practise regularly, diligently and honestly. He said that he had a dream of winning gold medals in Olympics from the very first day he started shooting practice. According to him, most Indian parents do not consider sports as a profession. Bindra wants people to look up sports as a serious profession in India