Mozart considered to be a child prodigy, began to compose his first piano concerto when he was just 4 years old. His father, a composer himself, quickly realized the potential in his child, quit composing and devoted much of his time in schooling him.
Like Mozart, there are lot of people who have an amazing talent since childhood. Here is a list of such most talented, brilliant and gifted children who have made huge strides and achieved outstanding accomplishments and are making not only their parents proud but also our country –
Pari Sinha – Chess Sensation
In a country of prodigies, 4-year old Pari Sinha is one step further. This chess sensation from Bihar checkmated opponents twice her age in State Level Championships and ended up with a podium finish, where she was the youngest ever contestant. Currently she is being coached by Subhendu Chakraborty.
Master Truptraj Pandya – Tabla Maestro
Pandya was just 18 months old when he started playing the tabla. At age 6, he was awarded with a certificate from Guinness Book of World Records for being the youngest ever Tabla Master.
Kautilya Pandit – Google Boy
Six year old Kautilya Pandit from Haryana is exceptionally good with general knowledge and current affairs. Without any help, Pandit can recollect the general details and statistics of 213 countries off the top of his head. Last year, Pandit also co-hosted the Children’s Day episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati with Amitabh Bachchan.
Shorya Mahanot – A prodigy in abstract art
Seven year old Shorya Mahanot started his tryst with colours when he discovered his sisters’ art books. But unlike them, he gravitated towards abstract works, very much like Jackson Pollock, who incidentally happens to be this young prodigy’s role model. When asked about Pollock in an interview, Shorya replied, “He also makes paintings like me.”
Karthik Nemmani – Spelling champion
He is a 14-year-old Indian-American boy, who won the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee, taking home more than $42,000 in cash and prizes after correctly spelling “koinonia” to become the 14th champion from the community in 11 consecutive years. An eighth-grader from McKinney, Texas, Karthik won the spelling competition after numerous rounds against Naysa Modi, another Indian-American student, underscoring the overwhelming dominance of Indian-Americans in the competition.
Priyanshi Somani – Maths Genius
She began studying mental math at the age of six, and in 2010, at the age of eleven she was the youngest participation at the Mental Calculation World Cup to win. She not only won the competition, she was also the only participant ever to achieve 100 percent accuracy in addition, multiplication and square roots. Her feats as the human calculator have won her recognition in the Guinness Book of World Records and the Limca Book of World Records. She is the daughter of prosperous businessman Satyen Somani.
Akrit Jaswal – The boy who performed his first surgery at the age of 7
Akrit is 20 years old and is already a practicing physician and has been working in the medical field for more than a decade. Akrit began walking and talking at an early age, and is reported to already have been reading Shakespeare at the age of five. When he was seven, Akrit performed surgery for a family that could not afford healthcare for their daughter. Then, at the age of 12, Akrit was the youngest student to be admitted to medical school in India. He is now studying more his master’s degree in applied chemistry.
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