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Theme: Solve for "x"

This event occurred on
March 24, 2018
Odisha, Orissa

In a country as diverse in culture, art, language, heritage as India, we all have our definitions of success, grandeur, goals and destination. Similar to the maths problem we all had Solve for "X" - everybody has their own methods to reach the pinacle of their lives. TEDxSriSriU's theme Solve For "X" calls out to everybody who has gone out in an uninhibited and passionate quest for answers to
balance the equation called L-I-F-E.
TEDxSriSriU conference will be a platform for various speakers to innovate and promote talks on different and varied sub-themes as per the rules and regulations of TED.

Sri Sri University
Sri Sri Vihar, Ward No. 3
Cuttack, Godi Sahi
Odisha, Orissa, 754006
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Anupama Bhagwat

International Sitar Maestro
Recognized for her tremendous control and versatility over the sitar, unparalleled eclectic style, and a grounded personality makes her one of the most inspiring and refreshing sitar maestro's of the current generation. Critically acclaimed performances have taken her around the world. Her creative and niche compositions has won many hearts around the globe. Combining technical mastery with absolute command over the alaap has awarded her the title "Surmani".

Arunansh Shokeen

Founder & Director, Natya Ustaad
As the director of Natya Ustaad, he has impressed many by his splendid performances in various stage plays, street plays, and other creative talent events at both national and International level. He has also taken sessions on tackling stage fear. He acted in and directed the nationally acclaimed street play ‘Bharat Ki Pehchaan’, a play on women empowerment. The play has been performed by over 10,000 thespians, more than 1008 times all over India and in parts of the USA.

Bandeep Singh

Professional Photographer & Artist
Bandeep Singh uses the camera to see. Photographs, he says ` happen’ along the way. He has been an editorial photographer for far too long so occasionally escapes into art. His favorite retreat is classical Indian Thought and Mysticism and he prefers the company of Zen and Sufi poetry. He works in a diverse range of subjects ranging from photojournalism to portraiture and documentary photography to eroticism. He is working as the photo editor of the India Today Group.

Deepak Kumar Jena

A Street Shopkeeper
He is a Street Shopkeeper located in Bhubaneshwar, selling a variety of goods like tea, coffee, biscuits etc for a living. Deepak Kumar was once working with Archies in Patparganj, Delhi but he decided to leave his high paying job and serve for the society.He currently educates under privileged children and provides food and shelter to the needy. He has an inspirational story for everyone, one that you've never heard or read.

Prachee Shah Paandya

Film & TV Actress & Kathak Dancer
With a Masters in Kathak and having set a Guinness World Record for '93 kathak spins in one minute' Prachee Shah Paandya, a disciple of Guru Ganesh Hiralal is a highly acclaimed Kathak dancer of Jaipur Gharana. Wedded to Kathak at the tender age of three, Prachee has given over 250 performances world wide. A very popular face on Indian television and films, she acted in TV shows like “Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi” and bollywood films like " Judwaa 2" and many more.

Sudhanshu Kaushik

Founder Young India Foundation
Sudhanshu Kaushik currently leads Young India Foundation which engages in more youth representation in policy and politics in India. He is a student at the Univeristy of Oxford researching how election campaigns affect India’s rural economy. Sudhanshu has previously worked with the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations and CNN. He hopes to vocalise youth concerns and fight for youth rights.

Organizing team


  • Abhigna Mahakali
  • Yatharth Awasthi