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Josh Talks - Hindi - Season 1

EPISODE 8

E8 Afreen Rehman

Society & Culture • Inspirational • Social Issues | 13 mins | 5+

CONTENT LANGUAGE
Hindi

Afreen Rehman tolerated domestic and verbal abuse her entire married life. But she said ‘no more’ to the injustice when her husband divorced her via a speed post message. She moved to the Supreme Court to fight against the law of Triple Talaq as she was determined to not fall prey to this patriarchal tradition.

All Episodes

E1 Rajender Singh Rahelu
14 Min

E1 Rajender Singh Rahelu

Polio struck Rajendra Singh Rahelu when he was just eight months old. But his determination to become a Powerlifting legend made him grow above everyone who wished his death. His silver medal at the Commonwealth Games proved all of his critics wrong.

E2 Sonam Wangchuk
08 Min

E2 Sonam Wangchuk

Sonam Wangchuk is a scientist who proved that it was not the student failing all this time but the Indian Education System. His school, SECMOL, changes one’s perspective of what learning actually is and exam failure is a major criterion to get admission here. He was the one based on whom the infamous character of ‘Phunsukh Wangdu’ got his identity.

E3 Babita Kumari Phogat
04 Min

E3 Babita Kumari Phogat

People tried putting up on her their opinions on being a ‘lady’ but she fought them with grace, just the way shed fight her opponents on the ring. Babita Kumari Phogat won a gold for India in the 2014 Commonwealth Games and has a movie to her name. She is an inspiration to millions of girls in India who want to pursue their career in sports.

E4 Arunima Sinha
26 Min

E4 Arunima Sinha

Despite all odds being against her, Arunima Sinha became the world’s first female amputee to scale the Mount Everest. She stayed true to her goal and did something considered to be impossible before she did it. Here is the story of her battle against the mountain and how she achieved her goal.

E5 Devendra Jhajharia
07 Min

E5 Devendra Jhajharia

Devendra Jhanjharia was 8 years old when he met an accident in which he lost one of his arms. But nothing could stop him from breaking the barriers life had for him and making the Indian Flag fly the highest for the world to see who he is. He broke the Javelin throw world record in the 2016 Rio Olympics and won an Olympic Gold.

E6 Meena Soni
12 Min

E6 Meena Soni

Meena Soni fell prey to an abusive marriage where her husband tried to kill her twice. When he didn’t succeed in his motives, he threw acid on her and committed suicide himself. Even though tragedy struck her like a thunderbolt, she never stopped believing that women have abundant courage.

E7 Shaina NC
09 Min

E7 Shaina NC

When it’s about politics, Shaina NC is an important name as she’s the National Spokesperson for the ruling party of India, the Bharatiya Janata Party. She was a fashion designer before entering the world of politics and also holds the world record for being the fastest in draping a saree.

E8 Afreen Rehman
13 Min

E8 Afreen Rehman

Afreen Rehman tolerated domestic and verbal abuse her entire married life. But she said ‘no more’ to the injustice when her husband divorced her via a speed post message. She moved to the Supreme Court to fight against the law of Triple Talaq as she was determined to not fall prey to this patriarchal tradition.

E9 Harish Iyer
12 Min

E9 Harish Iyer

Harish Iyer is a well-known LGBTQIA activist who also fights for rights of women, children, animals, and the survivors of child abuse. He was one of the most vocal opponents of the criminalisation of homosexuality in India and has been highlighting the plight of the LGBTQIA community since the very beginning.

E10 Vivek Tomar
37 Min

E10 Vivek Tomar

Vivek Tomar may not be the hero of the story he is talking about on stage but has played an important role in it. It is the story of his wife, Kusum Tomar, who has fought the longest battle with cancer in India. He takes inspiration from his wife who’s fighting the disease and trying to get better with each passing day.

E11 Veebha Anand
12 Min

E11 Veebha Anand

Vibha Anand had her debut in the TV industry through the series ‘Balika Vadhu’ and has been working in the industry ever since. Hailing from a small village in Dehradun, she had to face her part of the struggle to live her dream in Mumbai, and chose not to give up no matter what.

E12 Vrajesh Hirjee
10 Min

E12 Vrajesh Hirjee

Best known for playing comic roles in Hindi Films, Vrajesh Hirjee became a noted TV and theatre artist. He has acted 41 Gujarati plays and several Bollywood films such as Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein, Kaho Na Pyaar Hai, and Golmaal Returns.

E13 Subhada Varadkar

E13 Subhada Varadkar

Shubhada Varadkar comes from a family where people focus on academics more than anything. But her plans were different. She inclined herself towards dance and gained proficiency in an Odissi dance form. Nothing could stop her from living her dream, be it the end of her marriage or cancer.

E14 Harshit Pandey
15 Min

E14 Harshit Pandey

Hard work doesn’t pay off in one day. And not every struggle story can become a success story. One has to invest a lot of time, patience, and persistence to reach their goal. Such is the story of Harshit Pandey, a Delhi resident, who is a pro bodybuilder today and has well-known titles like The Iron Man Of India to his credit.

E15 Kuljeet Singh
08 Min

E15 Kuljeet Singh

Kuljeet Singh was appreciated for his theatrical performances during his college days. That helped him boost his confidence and make theatre a part of his life. His skills were polished under the mentoring of Surendra Sharma at the National School of Drama. Today, Kuljeet Singh is the founder and Creative Director of Atelier Theatre, a Delhi-based theatre group, and his theatre group is branched in different cities across the country.

E16 Sunita Chaudhary
04 Min

E16 Sunita Chaudhary

Sunita Chaudhary has been an auto-driver since the past 12 years and is the first woman to do so in the capital of the country. Struggling to make ends meet, she took odd jobs to earn a living initially. Having no support when she decided to become a driver, it was her undying spirit that kept her moving.

E17 Pankaj Gupta
15 Min

E17 Pankaj Gupta

Pankaj Gupta’s journey from rags to riches began when he was just 8 years old. He lived with an alcoholic, abusive father who shattered all the hopes Pankaj had from his family life. That is when he fled away from them, with empty pockets and landed to Delhi where he studied and started doing theatre. It was then that he realized his passion for acting and starting working further to reach his goal.

E18 Ankur Dhama
07 Min

E18 Ankur Dhama

Ankur Dharma was born to a family of farmers. He was 5 years old when his eyesight started to fade. By the time he was 6 years old, he lost his eyesight completely. But that didnt let his hopes for a better tomorrow die. In 2016, he became Indias first blind athlete to participate in the Rio Paralympics.

E19 Gulfam Ahmed
14 Min

E19 Gulfam Ahmed

At an early age, Gulfam Ahmad was diagnosed with polio and had to give up schooling because of it. But he was determined to not let his disability define him. In the coming times, he won the title of Mr. India Wheelchair and is not an athlete, comedian, and a supermodel.

E20 Roshan Nagar
10 Min

E20 Roshan Nagar

Roshan Nagar was living his childhood when he met with an accident and lost both his hands and a leg. But nothing could stop him from finding ways to overcome the pain he went through. Today, he’s a successful writer and a motivational speaker.

E21 Capt.Yashika Tyagi
14 Min

E21 Capt.Yashika Tyagi

Captain Yashika Hatwal Tyagi is a Short Service Commissioned Lady Officer from the initial batches of women to enter the Indian Armed Forces. She is the first-ever lady officer from the logistics wing to be posted to the high altitude areas of Leh and Kargil. Her active participation in operations like “Operation Rhino” and “Operation Vijay” are some more of the remarkable works as a part of the Indian Armed Forces.

E22 Subedar Major Yogendra Yadav
20 Min

E22 Subedar Major Yogendra Yadav

Param Vir Chakra Awardee Subedar Major Yogendra Singh Yadav got selected in the Indian Army at the mere age of 16. He was 19 years old when he conquered the Tiger Hill in the 1999 Kargil war and became the youngest recipient of the highest military decoration.

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