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Theme: Dream.Dare.Do.

This event occurred on
August 23, 2014
9:30am - 5:00pm IST
(UTC +5.5hrs)
Chennai, TN

The journey of a person towards greatness begins with a dream.Dreams are nothing but emotions and sensations of our soul and guide us towards the path of greatness.For your dreams to come true,you need to dare.Dare to follow your dreams and defy all the challenges that might come in your path.Do follow your dreams and remarkable things will happen to you.

The invited speakers have dared to follow their dreams to achieve their level of success.

Sai Dreamz
Sri Sairam Engineering College
Sai Leo Nager , West Tambaram
Chennai, TN, 600044
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Yugi Sethu

Yugi Sethu is an actor, screenplay writer, academician, a critic, art historian, and is engaged in restoration and preservation of Tamil and other south Indian Vintage movies. He is now involved in ground work for spawning Independent movies in India.

Dr. K.K.Prahalathan

Dr. K.K.Prahalathan is an Opthamologist in a leading eye care hospital and cofounder of BHUMI. Bhumi is involved in supplementary education for under-privileged children in Tamil nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, New Delhi and other parts of the country.

Sikkil Gurucharan

Sikkil Gurucharan is among the foremost young performing musicians of Carnatic musicians in India today. He is the grandson of Sikkil Kunjumani, elder of the internationally acclaimed flautists the Sikkil Sisters.

Pa Raghavan

Pa Raghavan is a well known Tamil writer – journalist, winner of the prestigious ‘Bharathiya Basha Parishad Award’ in 2004, is an editor by profession. Raghavan is more popular for his political histories rather than his fiction works. Dollar Desam (Political History of America) and Nilamellam Raththam (History of the Israel – Palestine Conflict) are considered to be the milestones in Tamil non-fiction writing.

Meena Kandasamy

Meena Kandasamy is an Indian poet, fiction writer, translator and activist who is based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Most of her works are centered around feminism and the anti-caste Caste Annihilation Movement of the contemporary Indian milieu.

Bhargav Narasimhan

Bhargav Narasimhan is an Indian Rubik's Cube speed solver. He was born and raised in Chennai. He studied in srimathi sundaravalli memorial school till 12th. He currently holds the Asian record for solving a 3x3 Cube One handed in 9.52 seconds. He also holds national records for 2x2 cube, 3x3 one handed and megaminx. He is the first Indian to make it to world top 100 in each of these events.

Kalki Subramanian

Kalki Subramanian Is a transgender rights activist, writer, activist. She holds two master degrees, one in Journalism and the second in international relations. She is India’s first transgender social entrepreneur. She has won many awards for her social works.

Balakumar Muthu

Mr. Balakumar Muthu Is the CEO / Chief Architect and Creator of : a Social Weblogging Platform. A strong passionate Geek, Tech junkie, Web Developer / Designer, Information Architect, Blogger, Wikipedian, Social Media Expert, SEO Analyst,Java, Open Source programmer. an Award-winning Entrepreneur, Designer & Developer, Software Consultant, Creative DIY Hacker and a Geek. I have been with computers and technology for more than 17 years, currently working towards the great mission to make the world a better place to work.

Vineeth Kumar

Mr. Vineeth Kumar Is one among the India’s top beat boxers. He along with Vineeth Vincent has performed at many events and was a part of Guinness record for performing the largest ensemble of beat boxers in the country.

Adam & Evil The Band

is a band formed by Jesh Moorjani (Baseless/kick ass-teroids) and Kausthub ravi after jamming with several other drummers and bass guitarists with their one hit composition called - turn around its a robot ..they finally found something right when the dashing wonder sankar narayanan banged his way into the hearts of both of them - In a short span the band managed to have a lot of achievements such as, 1st place at WCC Festeve culturals - 2013 2ND place at IIT Culturals Saarang madras with best guitarist and many more

Dr.Sumanth C Raman

Dr.Sumanth C Raman is a popular Tamil television anchor, sports commentator. He is the host of BSNL Sports Quiz on Doordarshan's Podhigai TV channel. Dr Raman holds a Diploma in Child Health and an MD in General Medicine. He also holds a Diploma in Computer Applications. He currently works with one of India’s biggest IT companies in the Healthcare vertical. He is also a consultant in General Medicine at a leading hospital in Chennai.

Dr.Manoj Beno

Dr.Manoj Beno is the Medical Director of Billroth Group of Hospitals since the young age of 30 till date. He was earlier running the Intensive Cardiac Care department in Malar Hospitals besides being a practising physician. He studied in Sri Ramachandra Medical College.He has been the physician in Chennai for the international cricket teams for 4 years.

Organizing team


Chennai, India
  • Dhik Vijay
    Event Management
  • Venkatavardhan VL
    Executive producer
  • Sriram Ramalingam
  • Raghav GR
    Website Manager
  • Divya Priya
    Guest Relations
  • Abinaya Ranganathan
    Hospitality Head
  • Praveen Ram
    Design head
  • Ganesh S
    Public Relations
  • Vickneshwaran Suresh
    Guest Relations
  • Sairaj Madhavan
    Design team
  • Diwakar Srinath A
    Design Team
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    Public Relations
  • Shakthi Prassadh S
    Hospitality Head
  • Siva Subramanian
    VFX and Arts