|Watch Shashi Tharoor and Ankur Warikoo talk about ‘prescriptions’, ardour and Generation Z|
Watch | Shashi Tharoor and Ankur Warikoo talk about ‘prescriptions’, ardour and Generation Z
When Ankur Warikoo got here out along with his ebook Do Epic Shit final December, he posted that it ‘could very effectively grow to be essentially the most ineffective ebook you’ll ever purchase as a result of nothing in it’s one thing you don’t know’. It went on to be the very best promoting Indian debut of 2022 and has since offered over 200k copies. One of India’s most profitable web entrepreneurs — who doesn’t draw back from revealing his laundry checklist of failures, from failing to get into IIT (twice) to being a PhD dropout — he’s additionally an icon of younger India. He has 2.44 million subscribers on YouTube, and his ‘prescriptions’ or brief video explainers on every part from books to learn to the place to speculate get hundreds of thousands of views.
Shashi Tharoor, alternatively, could solely have 485k followers on the video sharing platform, however his speeches and discussions are performed on loop throughout the nation. The diplomat, politician and author (his newest ebook is B.R. Ambedkar: The Man Who Gave Hope to India’s Dispossessed), who’s serving as Member of Parliament for Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, is all the time mobbed at airports. Two completely different generations, however for varied causes they’re beloved by Gen Z. In this freewheeling dialog, the 2 attempt to make sense of younger India from the opposite’s perspective, whereas additionally discussing writing, success, and being ‘a number of individuals in a single life’. Read the total interview here.