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Follow Narendra Modi on Twitter

By on Aug 1, 2010 in Twitter Profiles |

Narendra Modi is the Chief Minister of the Indian state of Gujarat since 7 October 2001 making him the longest serving Chief Minister of the state of Gujarat. Some members of Corporate India consider him as a potent “future Prime Minister of India”. These views were openly kept forward at the “Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ Summit” (VGGIS) by Reliance ADAG chairman Anil Ambani, who called him “the next leader of India (Future Prime Minister)”. Bharti Airtel chief Sunil Mittal, too, have openly acknowledged this view by stating that “if there is a CEO who can lead this country, it is Narendra Modi”. Follow Narendra Modi on...

Follow Anand Mahindra on Twitter

By on Aug 1, 2010 in Twitter Profiles |

Anand Mahindra is the Vice Chairman and Managing Director of one of India’s largest companies, Mahindra & Mahindra. His grandfather K.C. Mahindra started the company from his home town Ludhiana, Punjab.He now resides in his home town Mumbai. Anand Mahindra was born into a well known Punjabi Khatri business family. He graduated from Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Magna cum Laude (High Honours) and completed his MBA from Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts in 1981. Mahindra is the co-founder of the Harvard Business School Association of India, an association dedicated to the promotion of professional management in India. The association has grown substantially over the years. Follow Anand Mahindra on...

Follow Anupam Kher on Twitter

By on Aug 1, 2010 in Twitter Profiles |

Anupam Kheris an acclaimed Padma Shri Award winning Indian actor who has appeared in nearly 400 films, and 100 plays.Though mainly appearing in Bollywood films, he has had roles in some films from other nations as well. He has held the post of Chairman of the Censor Board and National School of Drama in India. Kher made his acting debut in the 1982 Hindi movie Aagman. Then in 1984 came Saaransh, where he played a retired man who has lost his son. He hosted TV shows such as Say Na Something To Anupam Uncle and Sawaal Dus Crore Ka. He has had many comic roles but has also played the villain such as his acclaim role as terrorist Dr. Dang in Karma (1986). For his role in Daddy (1989) he received the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance. Kher has frequently won the Comedian category. He has also starred alongside Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan many times in films such as: Darr (1993), Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995), Chaahat (1996), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Mohabbatein (2000) and Veer-Zaara (2004). He ventured into directing with Om Jai Jagadish (2003) and has also been a producer. He produced and starred in the film Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara (2005). He received the Best Actor Award from the Karachi International Film Festival for his performance in the film. Follow Anupam Kher on...

Follow Robin Sharma on Twitter

By on Jul 31, 2010 in Twitter Profiles |

Robin Sharma is a leadership expert and #1 bestselling author. Sharma has written 11 international bestselling books and is ranked #2 in an independent ranking of leadership gurus by leadershipgurus.net. His best known books include “The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari” and “The Greatness Guide”. His latest book is “The Leader Who Had No Title: A Modern Fable On Real Success in Business and in Life” (Simon & Schuster). He is the founder of Sharma Leadership International Inc., a global training firm whose clients include many of the FORTUNE 500 such as GE, Nike, FedEx, NASA, Unilever, Microsoft, BP, IBM, the Young Presidents’ Organization, and Yale University. Sharma is also a dedicated philanthropist and has created The Robin Sharma Foundation for Children, a non-profit organization that helps children in need become leaders. Follow Robin Sharma on...

Follow Shashi Tharoor on Twitter

By on Jul 31, 2010 in Twitter Profiles |

Shashi Tharoor is a member of the Indian Parliament from the Thiruvananthapuram constituency in Kerala. He previously served as the United Nations Under-Secretary General for Communications and Public Information and as the Indian Minister of State for External Affairs. He is also a prolific author, columnist, journalist and a human rights advocate. He presently serves on the Board of Overseers of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He serves as an adviser to the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva and a Fellow of the New York Institute of the Humanities at New York University. He also serves as trustees of the Aspen Institute, and the Advisory of the Indo-American Arts Council, the American India Foundation, the World Policy Journal, the Virtue Foundation and the human rights organization Breakthrough. He is also a Patron of the Dubai Modern School and the managing trustee of the Chandran Tharoor Foundation which he founded with his family and friends in the name of his late father, Chandran Tharoor. Follow Shashi Tharoor on...

Follow Amitabh Bachchan on Twitter

By on Jul 30, 2010 in Twitter Profiles |

Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian film actor. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s as the “angry young man” of Bollywood cinema, and has since become one of the most prominent figures in the history of Indian cinema. Bachchan has won numerous major awards in his career, including three National Film Awards and thirteen Filmfare Awards. He holds the record for most number of Best Actor nominations at the Filmfare Awards. In addition to acting, Bachchan has worked as a playback singer, film producer and television presenter, and was an elected member of the Indian Parliament from 1984 to 1987. Bachchan made his film debut in 1969 as one of the seven protagonists in Saat Hindustani, a film directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas and featuring Utpal Dutt, Madhu and Jalal Agha. Though the film was not a financial success, Bachchan won his first National Film Award for Best Newcomer. Follow Amitabh Bachchan on...