Be yourself: mantras to defy peer pressure | Anshul Singhal | TEDxVITPune

30/07/2015 14:48:18

An IIT Bombay 2006 graduate, a beloved teacher, an innovative entrepreneur and a Bollywood scriptwriter his movie, ‘Katti Batti’, is releasing on 18th September, 2015, Anshul Singhal is a versatile individual with varied interests; he fancies being a connoisseur on the one hand and a politics critic on the other. His very first documentary movie was produced by IIT Bombay. His talk circumscribes one of the major problems faced by adolescents, that is, their struggle ‘to fit in’. Mr. Singhal has the perfect solution – don’t. He describes his penchant for story-telling as ‘his superpower’ and encourages students to find theirs. He shares with you a strategy to resist peer pressure and celebrate being yourself, through his entertaining yet cogent talk.

An IIT Bombay 2006 graduate, a beloved teacher, an innovative entrepreneur and a Bollywood scriptwriter his movie, ‘Katti Batti’, is releasing on 18th September, 2015, Anshul Singhal is a versatile individual with varied interests; he fancies being a connoisseur on the one hand and a politics critic on the other. His very first documentary movie was produced by IIT Bombay. His talk circumscribes one of the major problems faced by adolescents, that is, their struggle ‘to fit in’. Mr. Singhal has the perfect solution – don’t. He describes his penchant for story-telling as ‘his superpower’ and encourages students to find theirs. He shares with you a strategy to resist peer pressure and celebrate being yourself, through his entertaining yet cogent talk.

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The Rosen Pictures - TRP

insightful, engaging and an inspiring talk!

29/03/2016
Shrirang Deshmukh

Am sir, you are a Rockstar

06/02/2016
rohan Badgujar

superb sir !!!

12/09/2015
Anshul Gupta

Still remember the Coordinate Geometry lessons at KC College, IITians PACE! Great going, sir! All the best for the future...


PS. Hope you remember the thinner Anshul :P

20/08/2015
Siddharth Mohanty

Nice one Sir..

08/08/2015
Vaibhav Tulsyan

Best mix of learning, humour and drama presented as a TED Talk.

05/08/2015
Gaurav Jadhav

Inspirational and entertaining ... picked up alot of points form u . Thanks :- 

01/08/2015
gulshan dixit

Sir! You rocked it!

01/08/2015
Chaitya Shah

Awesome speech sir 😊

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