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This event occurred on
February 8, 2014
12:00am - 12:00am IST
(UTC +5.5hrs)

Theme: The road less traveled

Symbiosis Institute of Business management Bengaluru
#95/1, 95/2,Electronic City Phase 1, Hosur Road
Banagalore, 560100
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Soumik Sen

Soumik Sen is a debutant director, who is coming up with Indian Hindi drama film, Gulaab Gang, starring Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla. He has previously been credited as te writer for the films like ‘Anthony Kaun Hai?’ (2006), ‘Ru Ba Ru’ (2008), ‘Meerabai Not Out’ (2008) and ‘Hum Tum Aur Ghost’ (2010).

Lisa Sthalekar

Lisa Carprini Sthalekar is an Indian born former female Australian international cricketer. In domestic cricket, she represents New South Wales. She is a right-handed all rounder who bowls off spin , and was rated as the leading all rounder in the world when rankings were introduced. She is the first woman to score 1,000 runs and take 100 wickets in ODIs. She announced her retirement from International Cricket a day after Australian team won the 2013 Women's Cricket World Cup. Lisa is the first and only(as of Feb 2013) International Woman Cricketer in the World to hold the unique double of 1000 runs and 100 Wickets in ODI.

Lucky Ali

Lucky Ali, born as Maqsood Mehmood Ali, is an Indian singer songwriter, composer and actor. Lucky is best known for his soulful but strikingly simple ballad-style singing and melodious voice. His first album, Sunoh, won many of the top awards in Indian music, including the Best Pop Male Vocalist at the 1996 Screen Awards and the Channel V Viewers Choice Award in 1997. It stayed on the MTV Asia Charts for 60 weeks. Lucky Ali is known for his distinctive music style and also for his husky voice. He won the Filmfare award (Best Male Playback Singer) for Na tum jaano na hum. Other playback hits include Ek pal ka jeena, Aahista aahista (Bachna ae haseeno), Hairat (Anjaana Anjaani) and many more.

Kate Hallam

Kate Hallam is former Miss England and ac-tress. She was awarded a Derbyshire Young High Achievers Award at age of 14 for bravery from The House of Commons. Kate raised over 50,000 UK Pounds for Cancer Charities and she is an active campaigner, fundraiser and ambassador for The Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust. Lucky Ali and Kate got married in 2010. She has won many titles like Miss England 2004 Intercontinental, Miss Great Britain Photogenic 2003, Face of Aintree race Course and Most Stylish race-goer 2004 and more. She was the cover girl for Take A Break Magazine 2002-2005 (Featuring on cover, 12 times). Kate is Formula 1 Mercedes McClaren Model.

Danish Aslam

Danish Aslam is an Indian film director based in Mumbai. Before making his debut as a film director, he as-sisted Kunal Kohli in Fanaa, Ta Ra Rum Pum and Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic. Another movie was Salaam Namaste, in which he acted as Assistant Director. He has worked as Second Assis-tant Director in movies: Swades and Being Cyrus. Danish directed his debut film Break Ke Baad starring Imran Khan and Deepika Padukone. He has done several minor roles in the movies like Salaam Namaste, Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic and Exitz.

Armstrong Pame

Armstrong Pame, the sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) of Tousem, which lies in his home district of Tamenglong, is the first IAS officer from the Zeme tribe of the state of Nagaland. He is a harbinger of change and has brought joy to the people of Tousem, a Manipur subdivision that is considered one of India's most backward, by giving them what they needed most - a motorable road that connects them to the outside world. The opening of the 100-km "People's Road" earned him sobriquet "The Miracle Man". He was instrumental in single-handedly taking on the ambitious project of building the road without any state government aid. He was nominated for nominated for the prestigious CNN-IBN Indian Of The Year 2012 in the Public Service category for the same.

Alyssa Mendonsa

Alyssa Mendosa is an Indian playback singer who had made her debut in the film Karthik Calling Karthik with the song “Uff Teri Adaa”. She is the daughter of the composer Loy Mendossa of the Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy trio who compose music for Bollywood films. She also sang “Oh Girl” and “Papa Jag Jayega” along with Neeraj Shridhar and Ritu Pathak for the Sajid Khan’s movie Housefull. Her song “Adhoore” of Break ke Baad was well received by the audiences. Her recent song was “Baby When You Talk To Me” for the film Patiala House. Her song “Khaabon Ke Parinday” had taken the airwaves by storm, melodious, soft acoustic guitars, harmonicas and stiff jazz style drums made it an endearing song to listen to and its from the movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Alicia Souza

Alicia Souza is a happiness-illustrator who resides in the lovely-weathered Bangalore, India with her two insanely-cute but naughty furries. She’s done commercial work for lovely large companies to passionate new entrepreneurs and enjoys them both equally. After the wonderful response she got from her first solo exhibition of products, she decided to bring her products to an online store. A year, a whole lot of exhibitions, samples and trials later and with the help of her most loyal local manufacturers and her very patient web developer, she joined hands with a wee dedicated team and now brings your order to your door.

Akash Gautam

Akash Gautam, born & brought up in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, did his Post Graduation in Fashion from NIFT, New Delhi. But he jettisoned the Fashion to persue his Passion. His work allowed him to travel a lot and meet wonderful people all over the world. His ‘Corporate Training’ client list includes the who’s who of Services Industry in India. Top brands in Retail, Insurance, Flying, Education, Pharma, Fashion and Telecom engage with him regularly for critically impacting work. As a Motivator & Personality Development Training, Akash has delivered sessions right across India in (300+) colleges like IIMs, IITs, IIITs, NITs, Xaviers, St. Stephens, reputed B-schools & many more. He trains Miss India contestants, Corporate Leaders, Rural women & School kids and has already 'Inspired' more than 6 lakh individuals in his Talks / Events across the world

Nikhil D'Souza

Nikhil D'Souza is an Indian playback singer, song writer and guitarist. He was the South Asia Soloist Winner at SUTASI '09.He made his playback singing debut in Rajshree Ojha's Aisha. Nikhil D;Souza has sung many songs for Bollywood & Tollywood films, like "Mere Bina" in Crook, "Anjaana Anjaani" in Anjaana Anjaani, "Lamha Lamha" in Ye Stupid Pyar and "Jannatein Kahan" (Power Ballad) in Jannat 2.

Pushpa Basnet

Pushpa Basnet is a social worker and the Founder/President of Early Childhood Development Center (ECDC) and Butterfly Home, non profit organizations, in Kathmandu, Nepal. Her organization works to strengthen the rights of children living behind bars with their incarcerated parents. Her efforts have been recognized by national and international media since she was nominated for CNN Heroes Award, which she subsequently won in 2012. ELGA Foundation of South Korea awarded ELGA Youth Award to Basnet in September 1, 2012, at Soul's Chung Conference Hall for her contribution in human services. Basnet is the only foreigner to receive the award which was established in the memory of Social worker Kim Yongi in 1989.

Satish Acharya

Satish Acharya is an Indian Cartoonist. A self-taught cartoonist who wonders what they teach at cartooning schools. Passionate about all aspects of journalism. “ Thankfully, friends and family no longer question my 'mad' decision to quit an MBA (finance) job to pursue cartooning. Other passions are cricket and cinema, both career candidates once upon a time. Blogging connects me with my readers. I love your comments; they help my cartoons shape up better. “ - Satish Acharya

Mahalakshmi Iyer

Mahalakshmi Iyer is an Indian playback singer, best known for her Hindi and Tamil songs. She has sung in many Indian languages, including Hindi, Tam-il, Telugu , Marathi , Bengali , Gujarati , Assamese, Kannada andMalayalam. She has won awards like Alpha award for the Best Playback, for Adhar. Maharashtra Kala Niketan Award, for Suna Yeti Gharaat.Mahalakshmi made her singing debut with Dus which was Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy’s debut as music directors in 1997, though the album released only in 1999. Later, she went on to work frequently with them. She was part of several successful soundtracks such as Mission Kash-mir, Yaadein andSaathiya and worked with some of the biggest music composers of Bollywood like A. R. Rahman, Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy,Anu Malik, Jatin-Lalit to name a few.

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