India is a country of immense talent in almost every field. While many of us struggle to make it through the school or hate subjects like mathematics, there are many child prodigies who have awed us with their brilliant talents. They have all proven that age is just a number when it comes to display your skills to the world and all it takes is determination to prove your point.
Here are some wonder boys and girls who bucked the trend and grew up to be smart cookies.
1. Priyanshi Somani
This girl is known as mental calculator. She was winner of Mental Calculation World Cup 2010 and was the youngest participant. She is the only participant who has been 100 percent accurate in addition, multiplication, square root till date in five Mental Calculation World Cups.
2. Akrit Jaswal
Akrit Jaswal was walking and talking when he was 10 months old. He performed surgery on November 19, 2000, at the age of 7 and became the youngest surgeon in the world. He successfully operated on a 8 year old girl, a burn patient as her fingers had fused together and curled into a knotted ball. Akrit Jaswal operated, successfully, on the eight-year-old girl to release her fingers. He is born in Nurpur, Himachal Pradesh.
3. Truptraj Pandya
Truptraj was the youngest Tabla performer who performed live at the age of 3 years and he holds Guinness World Record for that. He started playing Tabla when he was 18 months old and he has given numerous public performances.
4. Kautilya Pandit
He could recollect details of 213 nations and answer questions about their politics, geography, GDP and other at the age of 6. His nickname is Google boy and he has won several awards from Haryana Government, World Spiritual University and many more.
5. Edmund T. Clint
This child was an extraordinary artist known for drawing over 25,000 paintings during his short life of 7 years. He secured first place in a competition held for painters below 18 when he was 5 years old. In Kerala, there is a road named after him.
6. Angad Daryani
Angad built India’s first 3D printer when he was just 13. He quit school and did this extraordinary thing, and it is believed that his printer is cheapest in the world. He set up a miniature solar-powered boat, created an automatic watering system for plants and developed an eye-pad for the blind.
7. Kishan Shrikanth
At the age of 10, “C/o Footpath” was the first feature film of Kishan as director. He has Guinness World Record for the youngest director of a feature film. He had also acted in 24 films by the time he turned 10.