As 2021 involves an finish, the world has been abuzz with new developments in Covid-19 pandemic or something associated to it, however there have been Indian-origin techies, actors and entrepreneurs who made an enduring impression of their discipline and rose to fame amid the disaster.
Parag Agrawal: The India-origin software program engineer, Parag Agrawal, 37, joined the likes of Microsoft’s Satya Nadella, Alphabet’s Sundar Pichai and different high bosses of IBM, Adobe and Palo Alto Networks after he was appointed the CEO of Twitter in December. He has been the Chief Technology Officer since 2017, and had been a confidant of former CEO Jack Dorsey in finishing up strategic initiatives at Twitter. Agrawal was born in Mumbai and studied pc science and engineering on the Indian Institute of Technology. He moved to the US in 2005 and pursued a doctorate in pc science from Standford University. He joined Twitter in 2011 earlier than finishing his doctorate and have become the important thing member of the engineering workforce that oversaw promoting applied sciences. Agrawal helped Twitter shift to cloud computing providers from Amazon and Google to streamline operations.
Adarsh Gourav: Adarsh Gourav, 27, rose to fame in ‘The White Tiger’, standing out within the rags-to-riches story in opposition to Priyanka Chopra and Rajkummar Rao. He made his character Balram communicate by his silences and his eyes expressed anguish and aspirations of a younger man of early 2000s. Cannot wait to see him in ‘Extrapolations’ with Meryl Streep and Kit Harington.
Anupam Tripathi: The Indian actor was recognised globally in hit Korean dystopian drama ‘Squid Game’ on Netflix. Anupam Tripathi’s ardour for performing took him to South Korea and made him deliver the very best in his Asian character, Ali, in ‘Squid Game’. Ali taught the viewers tips on how to face hardships with having a robust perception that “everything’s going to be alright” and hope that may enable you to tide by endless obstacles. His character was selfless, caring, hard-working, loyal and harmless within the present.
Jay Chaudhry: The entrepreneur with a web price of $16.three billion, and among the many 400 wealthiest Americans, in accordance with Forbes, Jay Chaudhry grew to become the richest Indian American in 2021. He based Zscaler in 2008, a cloud-based data safety agency, and 4 different firms within the US – AirDefence, a wi-fi safety agency, CoreHarbor, which offers B-2-B e-commerce internet hosting and administration providers, Secure IT, a cybersecurity agency, and CipherTrust, the primary e mail safety gateway. He and his household owns 42% of the Nasdaq-listed Zscaler. He was born in Himachal Pradesh and went to the US in 1980 to attend the University of Cincinnati. Chaudhry stays a personal particular person and retains a low profile.
Harish Patel: After working in movies reminiscent of ‘Mr India’, ‘Andaz Apna Apna’ and ‘Ghatak’ amongst others, Harish Patel is again within the highlight with Marvel movie ‘Eternals’. The actor, who mentioned he all the time needed to work in a Marvel movie, is essaying the function of Karun. ‘Eternals’ is directed by Oscar-winner Chloe Zhao and likewise stars Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Salma Hayek, Kit Harington, Gemma Chan and others.
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