These Young Achievers in India Under 20 Shows That You’re Never Too Young To Conquer The World

Achievers don't have any age, they have the will to do things. No age limit qualifies you as an achiever. It is the efforts turned into results that make you one. Seeing the passion in today's young mind, nobody will be shocked to come across people who have reached great heights before turning 20. Many such young achievers in India have reached milestones when the night was turning into day.

The world is developing, technology is growing and so is the young generation. Today's youth is turning smarter at a rapid pace and grabbing the best opportunities that life provides them. There is something about the way they look towards life. For some of them, it is not about enjoying the childhood or the teen years, it is so much more. At a very tender age, they visualize changing the world. They believe in doing things they have never done before. They have faith in their ideas, and in themselves. That faith is what drives them to work towards every little dream they have.

Young achievers are not born with everything magical, it is the result of their effort, ideas, and faith that makes them successful. While their friends and classmates were busy complaining about numerous things or probably stuck in the virtual world of nothingness, they took inspiration to be different. Being like everybody else never creates uniqueness after all!

Several young achievers in India have done extraordinary things and made not only their family but also the country proud.

Here is a list of all such young achievers who have done more than their age and deserve the appreciation for all their efforts.

Aashika Bhatia, actress, 18

Aashika Bhatia is yet another popular Indian child actress. She started getting the limelight after her show Meera in 2009, which aired on the channel NDTV Imagine. After that, she was seen in shows like Parvarish - Kuch Khatte Kuch Meethi and in Gumrah too. She is currently seen in serials like Kuch Rang Pyaar Ke Aise Bhi and Ek Shringar Swabhiman. She made her acting debut in films with Prem Ratan Dhan Payo.

Acoustic Singh, Singer, 17

Jairaj Kabir Singh Manchanda that is Acoustic Singh is a seventeen-year-old YouTube singing sensation from Guwahati. He has about 175,107 subscribers, which he acquired in just 11 months. He was a semifinalist at the Sa-Re-Ga-Ma-Pa Little Champs when he was only 10. Today, he and his covers on YouTube are adored by millions. He has more than 3.2 million views on his cover of Channa Mereya song and is the youngest person to have such huge fan base from the country.

Ajey Nagar, YouTuber, 18

Popularly known as Carry Minati, Ajay Nager is an Indian YouTuber, who is famous for his rants on his channel. He began gaining fame after he started posting videos on Roasting BB ki Vines, I want a girl and so on. He is known for his humorous take on existing YouTubers and other normal incidents. He has more than 2.6 million subscribers and more than 300+ million views on his videos.

Anand Gangadharan & Mohak Bhalla, creators of Walkie Mobi Chargers.

This pair of friends redefined the mobile charging technique used till now. They implemented the law of energy and created a mobile charger from shoes. Walkie Mobi Chargers apply the law of energy which states that energy can be transferred from one form to another. Their charger can charge up to 40% in thirty minutes, which is more than the usual 25%. With their creative minds, these young achievers in India are now trying to come up with simpler designs and are expecting some financial support for this innovative idea.

Angad Daryani, creator of first 3D printers in India, 19

Angad Daryani is the young teen who is the creator of India's first very own 3D printer. He is a school dropout, but his knowledge and skill is superior to other students. At the age of eight, he built his own robot, and after that continued his learning from YouTube and at the age of 13, he started creating his own versions of RepRap 3D printer. He is now working on its modified version and wishes to share it with other makers in India.

Anushka Sen, an Indian child actress, 15

Anushka Sen is a popular Indian child actress who is known for her role in Baal veer as Meher. She has also been starred in other sitcoms like Devon Ke Dev... Mahadev, Haar jeet, Amrit Manthan, fear files and Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli. She has also appeared in several comedy shows and also in the movie Crazy Cukkad Family.

Avneet Kaur, actress and dancer, 16

Avneet Kaur is a sixteen-year-old from Punjab, who has already become a famous face on the Indian Television. Beginning her career as a dancer from the Zee Television's Dance India Dance Lil Masters, Avneet Kaur has also participated in Dance Ke Superstars and later in Colors Television's celebrity reality show, Jhalak Dikhla Jaa. She made her acting debut in Life OK's drama series, Meri Maa in 2012. She was later a part of several series like Tedhe Hain Par Mere Hain, Savitri, Ek Mutthi Aasmaan, Hamari Sister Didi, and Chandra Nandini. She also appeared as herself in ZeeQ's news bulletin The Weekly Rap. She also played the character of Rani Mukherjee's niece in Mardaani and has appeared in many advertisements, like clinic plus, maggie, lifebuoy handwash.

Bhavya Gandhi, Actor, 20

Bhavya Gandhi is an Indian child artist, who appeared in the Sab TV's popular sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma from 2008 to 2017. He had also played the lead child role in the Hindi movie Striker in 2010. He made his debut in Gujarati films through the movie Pappa Tamne Nai Sanjay, which was released on 25 August 2017.

For his role in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma, he has won several awards like Indian Telly Awards (Twice), Zee Gold Award (Twice), Sabke Anokhe Awards and Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award.

Kautilya Pandit, a young genius, 10

Known as the Google Boy, Kautilya Pandit is too intelligent for a ten-year-old. He garnered fame at a mere age of five years when he acquired intelligence in several subjects. He was awarded a scholarship from the Haryana government and also hosted the KBC show with the veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan on the occasion of Children's Day in 2013.

He has an IQ of 130 points, which is surprisingly more than the children of his age.

He has been awarded titles like "Bal Manishi" and several other awards that include the honour from the Spiritual Guru Shree Shree Dadi Gulzar of Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University.

Maithili Thakur, Playback Singer, 17

Maithili Thakur born in 2000, is an Indian Classical playback singer and 1st Runner-up of Indian TV Reality Singing Competition Rising Star which was Aired on ColorsTV.

Melita Tessy, author of the book "Battle of the Spheres", 16

At the mere age of fifteen, when people of her age were busy understanding metaphors and characterization in a book, this young woman wrote a book itself. Melita Tessy is a Chennai born and brought up girl, who started writing at the age of thirteen for her debut novel and by fifteen, she gifted the universe her thoughts, spirit, and soul in the form of her debut novel, "Battle of the Spheres." It is a book that is full of adventure and gives out a message to be stronger.

Prithvi Shaw, A Cricketer, Captain of Indian U-19s Team Captain, 18

Prithvi Shaw is an 18-year old Indian cricketer from Thane in Maharashtra. He is the captain of the Indian under-19s cricket team that won the 2018 world cup. Having scored a century in his debut matches of Ranji trophy and Dileep trophy, he equaled Sachin Tendulkar's record. He also established a national record in November 2013 by scoring 546 runs out of 330 balls when he was playing for Rizvi Springfield in a Harris Shield match and currently that score is 4th highest score by any batsman in any form at the organised games. Looking at his cricket graph, one can easily see his potential to reach the highest level possible.

Priyanka Paul, artist, 17

Priyanka Paul is a seventeen-year-old artist from Mumbai. Through her artwork, she is trying to break the age-old prejudices associated with women. Instead of crowning female counterparts, she tries to show them as fierce and more realistic. She has won hearts over Instagram by creating artwork that shows women's beauty beyond the normal definition of beautiful. She wants to voice for all those women who have faced oppression and who are suffering because of not falling into the age-old beauty definition. She aims to make every woman feel good about themselves and to show the world that every form of the body is beautiful.

Rajvee Gandhi, Musically star, 19

Rajvee Gandhi, a nineteen-year-old from Mumbai, is a well known Indian face on Musically. She posted a musically video while skydiving in 2017 and now holds a strong fan base of about 230,000+ fans on Musically. She is also known for her amazing fashion sense. She owns a blog and writes about fashion and changing trends and has a huge fan following because of her unique taste and great talent.

Shravan and Sanjay Kumaran, App developers, Founders of GoDimensions App Development Company.

This self-learned brothers pair has achieved a lot at a very young age. They founded an app development company in 2012 and named it GoDimensions. They started coding at a young age and launched their first application, "Catch me Cop," in 2012.

These young achievers in India have also created their own virtual device and named it GoVR. Along with that, they have also created GoSheet, which is the thinnest and lightest Tablet computer in the world. They aim to spread their applications worldwide and wish to even share their profits with the underprivileged children. They truly are intelligent and kind at the same time.

Shubman Gill, A Cricketer, Vice Captain of Indian U-19s Team, 18

Shubhman Gill is yet another young achiever in India from the world of cricket. Born in Fazilka, Punjab, Gill chose to make his career in cricket as opposed to farming which his father did.  He made first-class debuts in the Ranji trophy as well as Vijay Hazare trophy. He was the top scorer in the 2017-18 Under-19 batting and bowling averages. He was the man of the series in the tournament and is believed to be the rising star by the International Cricket Council. He was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2018 IPL auction.

Shubham Jaglan, Golf player, 13

Shubham Jaglan, a thirteen-year-old from the Israna village of Haryana, is believed to be the Golf prodigy of India. Starting his career at an early age of ten, he already has bagged numerous awards. He has won the 2013 World Masters of Junior Golf, 2015 Junior World Golf Championships, and 2016 European Junior Championship. He is also the recipient of NDTV Emerging Player award and Margdarshan Award.

Siddharth Nigam, actor, 18

Siddharth Nigam is a young boy from Allahabad who started his career as a gymnast. He won a gold medal in the national level gymnastics and later appeared in the Bourvita advertisement. On watching that advertisement, the makers of Dhoom 3 called him, and after the audition, he was offered the role of young Aamir Khan. He later played the lead role in both, Maha Kumbh: Ek Rahasya, Ek Kahani, and Chakravartin Ashok Samrat. He has won many awards like Zee Gold Award For Best Actor Debut- Male, Lions Gold Award, Indian Telly Awards and many more, for his acting.

Zaira Wasim, Actress, 17

Zaira Wasim is a seventeen-year-old Indian child actress who played her debut role of Geeta Phogat in the movie Dangal. She won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her brilliant acting. She later appeared as a headstrong aspiring singer in the musical drama, Secret Superstar, for which she won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress. This young achiever in India was also honored by the President, Ram Nath Kovind at a ceremony in New Delhi with National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement.

Zubin Damania, Co-founder, Sharp Spider, 19

This nineteen-year-old young achiever co-founded a company called Sharp Spider that specializes in Search Engine Optimization, conversion rate optimization, reputation management, and web development. He started his career with sumHR, and went on to form his company. He is one of the brightest minds to look forward to in the field of marketing.

[The above list is in alphabetical order. The details mentioned have been gathered by primary and secondary research on online platforms. In case of any discrepancies, please drop a mail at]



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