India’s 20 Young Achievers Under 20 in 2019 by Mumbai Coworking


Have you ever wondered, “What if I did what I love?”, “What if I followed my passion?”, and then someone says “you can’t earn a living by doing this”. If you’re truly passionate about something and really persistent to follow your passion, you will be successful no matter how many obstacles come your way. There are many people who have done what they wanted to do and love the thing that they do. Such people motivate us to follow our dreams.

The Passion. Ambition. Persistence. shown by these guys is remarkable, to say the least. Appreciating these influential youngsters is a yearly obsession at Mumbai Coworking.

Here’s a List of 20 Young Achievers Under 20 in India 2019 

Ananya Panday

Currently a favourite amongst the B-town paparazzi, she is all set to make her Bollywood debut in 2019, playing a role in Karan Johar’s “Student of the Year 2”. Ananya is making people go crazy over her cute social media posts along with other Bollywood stars. She is a very hot topic on social media platforms thanks to her pictures along with fellow actors and actresses. Daughter of Bollywood’s veteran comic star Chunky Panday, Ananya is all set to make her long-awaited Bollywood debut with a bang.

Profession: Actor
DOB: 29th March 1999
Known for: Making her debut in the Student Of The Year 2
Location: Mumbai
Social Media: Instagram

Anubhav Wadhwa

A true “Techy”, he’s always curious to find out about what’s going on in and around the technological world. When it comes to knowledge and innovative ideas, Anubhav is light years ahead of his age.

Profession: Technology Entrepreneur
DOB: 21st March 1999
Known for: One of the Youngest CEO’s in India
Location: Gurgaon
Social Media: Instagram

Ashnoor Kaur

Standing out and apart from the rest of the child actors, she’s winning hearts all across the nation with her cuteness. A true “cutie pie” in the Indian television industry, Ashnoor Kaur is known for portraying the lead role of “Mini Khuranna” on “Patiala Babes” that airs on Sony Entertainment Television. This Patiala Babe is on her way to make her mark in the Television and Film industry.

Profession: Actress
DOB: 3rd May 2003
Known for: Portraying the lead role of Mini Khuranna on Patiala Babes that airs on Sony
Location: Mumbai
Social Media: Instagram
Awards & Recognitions: Indian Telly Awards Jury Special Award For Next Generation Star

Akshat Singh

“Talent needs opportunity”, but to make something of that opportunity is the most important thing. Akshat Singh is an artist who came into the limelight by displaying his talent in Dance Bangla Dance. A “chota packet bada dhamaka”, at that point participated in India’s reality TV show India’s Got Talent and turned into an overnight sensation. He has also appeared on Britain’s Got Talents’ auditions, winning a golden buzzer with his amazing performance. A kid who’s not kidding about his talent.

Profession:  Indian dancer
DOB: 21st April 2005
Known for: His stint in India’s got talent
Location: Mumbai
Social Media: Instagram
Awards & Recognitions: He appeared on Britain’s Got Talent auditions and danced his way to winning a golden buzzer.

Arishfa Khan

Dancing her way through life, she’s a youtube sensation, thanks to her amazing dance videos. Arsihfa Khan is a prodigy in the Indian Television industry. Her debut role in the Indian Television industry was in the show “Ek Veer ki Ardaas…Veera”. People expect her to dance her way to the top very soon.

Profession: Television Actor
DOB: 3rd April 2003
Known for: playing Veera in Ek Veer Ki Ardaas…Veera
Location: Mumbai
Social Media: Instagram

Bhavesh Balchandani

Bhavesh Balchandani is an Indian film and TV child actor. He is known for assuming the role of Young Ranvijay in “Ek Veer Ki Ardaas…Veera”. In 2013 he played the role of “Zubin” in the Bollywood film “Ek Thi Daayan”. Bhavesh has appeared in excess of 40 TV ads.

Profession: Child actor
DOB: 14th April 2001
Known for: Playing Young Ranvijay in Ek Veer Ki Ardaas…Veera on Star Plus.
Location: Mumbai
Social Media: Instagram
Awards & Recognitions: 2013 Indian Telly Award for Best Child Artiste – Male as Ranvijay Sampooran Singh for Ek Veer Ki Ardaas…Veera

Hima Das

Running away from the world, leaving her doubters behind. Hima Das is nicknamed as the “Dhing Express”. A National record holder in 400 meters. Hima stunned everyone with her quick feet making her opponents look like beginners with a timing of 50.79 s that she clocked at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. She just became the first Indian athlete to win a gold medal in a track event at the IAAF World U20 Championships.

Profession: Athlete
DOB: 9th January 2000
Known for: She holds the current Indian national record in 400 metres with a timing of 50.79 s that she clocked at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Location: Dhing, Assam
Social Media: Instagram
Awards & Recognitions: Conferred with Arjuna Award by the President of India on 25 September 2018.
Appointed as India’s first ever youth ambassador of UNICEF-India on 14 November 2018.
Appointed as the Assam’s brand ambassador for sports by the Government of Assam

Harnit Khatri

Ever felt that gaming could make you famous? No. Harnit has changed the game, when it comes to making ends meet through his gaming talent. He’s already a well-followed streamer on social media platforms. Young gamers look up to him and note his insights when it comes to the gaming world. He is one of the most famous PUBG players and streamers.

Profession: Streamer
DOB: 1st December 1999
Known for: PUBG Heros of India
Location: Haryana
Social Media: Instagram

Jannat Zubair

Making her way through the Television industry with her brilliant looks and undoubted acting skills. Jannat gained recognition through Colors TV’s Phulwa in 2011. A Queen of all trades, she has played various roles effortlessly. Her versatility has helped her make a name for herself amongst all the daily soap lovers. Jannat has played the roles like; Young “Phool Kanwar” in “Bharat Ka Veer Putra–Maharana Pratap.”, and “Pankti” in “Tu Aashiqui.”

Profession: Actor
DOB: 29th August 2002
Known for: Playing the role of young Phulwa in Phulwa
Location: Mumbai
Social Media: Instagram
Awards & Recognitions: 2018 Gold Awards: Best Debut Of The Year (Female)

Jasu Khan

When you’re passionate about something and persistent enough to pursue it, you’ll definitely achieve it. Jasu has been passionate about learning music since the age of 5. Jasu came into limelight for his jaw-dropping performances at ‘The Voice India Kids’, in the year 2016. He made an instant impact during a blind audition as he received a standing ovation from the Judges of the contest.

Profession: Singer
DOB: 1st January 2001
Known for: He is best Known for his Performance in the “Voice India Kids”
Location: Barmer
Social Media: Instagram

Kaam Bhaari

The boy from the gully, making the industry go “khalli balli”. Kunal Pandagale a.k.a Kaam Bhari is a teenage rapping sensation. Making hip-hop fans go crazy over his sick flow and fantastic lyrics, he’s playing a huge part in the hip-hop revolution taking place in India. Kaam Bhari is well known for his rapping style and his jingles for commercial ads.

Profession: Rapper
DOB: 16th August 1999
Known for: Gully Boy
Location: Mumbai
Social Media: Instagram

Manu Bhaker

Bird’s eye, she’s got a clear view, you can’t see her but she can see you. Manu Bhaker is an Indian sport shooter and a true “Young Gun”. Manu has represented India at the 2018 ISSF World Cup and ending the tournament with two gold medals. She is the youngest Indian to win a gold medal at the ISSF World Cup.

Profession: Sportsperson
DOB: 18th February 2002
Known for: She is the youngest Indian to win a gold medal at the ISSF World Cup
Location: Haryana
Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/bhakermanu/
Awards & Recognitions: She won the gold medal in women’s 10 m air pistol event at 2018 Commonwealth Games just at the age of 16 in her maiden Commonwealth Games appearance

Manjul Khattar

A Tik Tok sensation in the making. Manjul Khattar has more than 1 million followers on Instagram and 5 million followers on Tik Tok. He’s known for his Tik Tok videos. Manjul has officially received a comedian tag in the app with a crown. Making his mark on social media through his viral videos, it doesn’t look like he’s gonna stop anytime soon.

Profession: Tik Tok Influencer
DOB: 20th July 1998
Known for: Popularity on Tik Tok
Location: Mumbai
Social Media: Instagram

MC Altaf

There’s a Hip-hop revolution going on in India today. Artists like MC Altaf are changing the game when it comes to showcasing the hip-hop culture in the best and the most authentic way. Altaf is a fledgeling rapper from Dharavi in Mumbai.  Not just looking to rhyme his lyrics, he writes on social causes, about what’s happening in the country, about his life in the “hood”. MC Altaf is a “hardcore rapper.” He’s also released a music video in collaboration with New York rapper, Jay Killa. And his new best friend Ranveer Singh even has a cameo in it. Watch out for this “Gully Boy”.

Profession: Professional Rapper
DOB: 30th August 1999
Known for: His part in Gully Boy
Location: Mumbai
Social Media: Instagram

Reem Sameer

Ever wondered how can someone play a part in more than 100 commercials at the mere age of 15? Reem Sameer has been there and done it. She has been growing rapidly through the ranks when it comes to the Indian Television Industry. Currently, she is playing the role of Kalyani Rane in Tujhse Hai Raabta on Zee TV.

Profession: Actress
DOB: 8th September 2003
Known for: Malala yousafzai in “Gul Makai” (Malala yousafzai’s biopic)
Location: Mumbai
Social Media: Instagram
Awards & Recognitions: Won Zee Rishtey Awards for Favorite Naya Sadasya (Female)

Riyan Parag

Young gun, gunning his talent throughout the cricketing world at the mere age of 16. Riyan Parag had already made his mark at the grandest of stages in the cricketing world. Riyan played a remarkable role in India’s effective Under-19 triumph in the 2018 World Cup. A right-handed batsman with a knack of bowling useful leg-breaks. He is an epitome of “age doesn’t matter when you’re good enough.”

Profession: Cricketer
DOB: 10th November 2001
Known for: He was the leading run-scorer for Assam in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy, with 248 runs in seven matches.
Location: Guwahati
Social Media: Instagram
Awards & Recognitions: Youngest cricketer to score a fifty in the history of Indian Premier League.

Ritika Badiani

Start as you mean to go on. That’s what runs through the mind of Ritika Badiani. An actress who started her career in the Bollywood industry with a bang. Her beauty leaves everyone awestruck, but she’s more than just a “pretty girl”. Ritika is a Model who can act just as well. Ritika’s debut film was a superhit Bollywood movie “Airlift” which came out in 2016.

Profession: Actor and Influencer
DOB: 17th October 2001
Known for: Airlift Movie
Location: Mumbai
Social Media: Instagram
Awards: Ritika recently appeared in a historical film Chhattisgarh – A Numismatic History as Rits alongside Asmita Arora and Prachi Desai.

Roshni Walia

A teenage starlet, making a name for herself in the Indian Television Industry. Roshni began her career with TV advertisements and soon started to make a name for herself within the industry. She has acted in television shows “Main Lakshmi Tere Aangan Ki”. Roshni has also played roles in various shows like “Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap” as “Maharani Ajabde”, “Gumrah: End of Innocence” and more. Many expect her to grow into a complete actress and a household name in the Indian Film and Television Industry.

Profession: Actress
DOB: 20th September 2001
Known for: Portrayed the lead character in Zee television’s Yeh Vaada Raha
Location: Mumbai
Social Media: Instagram
Awards & Recognitions: 2015 Lions Gold Awards Favourite Child Artist — Female for Maharana Pratap

Vaishnavi Andhale:

A Model, Actor, an influencer, and a Business Law Student. Vaishnavi has quite a knack for multitasking. Not just a multitasker though, she was crowned as Femina Miss India Maharashtra 2019 at the grand-finale of FBB Colors Femina Miss India West 2019. Vaishnavi has the perfect combination of Beauty and Brains.

Profession: Model
DOB: 29th September 1998
Location: Mumbai
Social Media: Instagram
Awards & Recognitions: Femina Miss India Maharashtra 2019

Wali Rahmani

Feel like doing something for the good of society? But you keep hearing that you’re too young to do such things? You should look up to Wali Rahmani. Rahmani is perhaps the youngest among a few in the country who has been working remarkably as a social activist. He aims to make the Indian citizens aware of issues of national importance such as governance, policies, constitution, media, communal hate, and fake news. He’s a native from Kolkata and currently pursuing and learning law in Delhi. Wali inaugurated Umeed on April 1, 2018. “Establishing this orphanage is not a social work rather my social responsibility,” he said.

Profession: Political and Social activist
DOB: 22nd June 1998
Known for: Youngest Indian TV Debate panellist
Location: Mumbai
Social Media: Instagram
Awards & Recognitions: Featured on Indian Express, Caravan Daily, National Herald, Newsd, Scroll.in, eNewsroom.in

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