|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 together with his e book Do Epic Shit final December, he posted that it ‘might very nicely change into probably the most ineffective e book you’ll ever purchase as a result of nothing in it’s one thing you don’t know’. It went on to be the 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 listing 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 quick video explainers on all the things from books to learn to the place to take a position get thousands and thousands of views.
Shashi Tharoor, however, might 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 e book 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 totally different generations, however for numerous 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 folks in a single life’. Read the complete interview here.