Break the mould: Become a Youtubber, blogger or RJ!

Trisha Malhotra, New Delhi, Nov 14: The zeal to be successful happens to be triggering in every youngester but other than catching the glittering and fancyful career options like acting, there are oodles of career options and stories to inspire. It's time to break the mould an try out something different and interesting. It isn't true that only a Bollywood or Hollywood star has the catch by being fondly known on the silver screen; the ability to get acknowledged and be happily successful has many more outlooks. Or for that matter only doctors, engineers or bureaucrats are the only ones to be hailed as successful. With the generation that has been growing, everything has been shifting to digital and more than the fondness and popularity of Television, youth has attacked careers like blogging, youtube, a stand-up comedian or owning a renowned website! 

A path to success doesn't come so easy and here are some inspiring stories that are always meant to be looked upon:

Youtube has been a hub to entertainment and every youngster's all time favorite rescue for music or TV shows or movies and its true that many people prefer having their own Youtube channel varying from dealing with depression to happy-funny videos and most of it is a treat! One of the most popular Youtubers, Lilly Singh has over 2 billion views and 12 million subscribers which is incredible in its own way. Her subtle talent of standing out with her acts and connecting with the audience has been quite a thing to remember. Born and raised in Scarborough, Toronto, she was raised as a Sikh being originally from Punjab. Her constant visits to Punjab made her adore the heritage. Where, she fell in a unhealthy state of mind, depression, she stated making Youtube videos under the psuedonym 'IISuperwomanII' to fight against it. She explains that Superwoman was prompted by a childhood idea that she had an invisible "S" on her chest, making her believe she can do anything. It was in not time, she became one of the most renowned and highest paid youtubers in the world. She is also honored with awards like MTV Fandom Award, four Streamy Awards and two Teen Choice Awards! Now, not only is she just a youtuber, she has pushed herself out of the way and is often seen performing on the stage in events. Lilly remains to evoke the sense of passion in many youngsters today!

Abhijay is an environmental activist who founded a large youth organisation (MAD- Making a Difference) to clean up polluter waterways, beautify neighbourhoods and repair environmental detoriation, clean up drives and satination programme. Born and bought up in Dehradun, at the age of 17, he started the student activist group. Little did he know that his social welfare attempt will drape him into success to no heights! It started out as an informal social activist group and is a registered society since a few years now. It is however a pocket funded group. Graduated from National Law University, Jodhpur and Post graduated from Oxford university, Abhijay stands phenomenal in his own ways. Not only this, he won Damodarshree National Award by Justice Gyan Sudha of the Supreme Court for academic excellence in his very first semester of his graduation. It was in no time that he was honored by renowned journalist Barkha Dutt for his spectacular ideas for the betterment of the country.

OYO Rooms which are commonly known as OYO is an Indian Hotel Brand that owns and operates as well as aggregates standardised hotel rooms. It currently operates in more than 200 Indian cities and in Malaysia. Shreya Gupta, who currently works at OYO explains how this brand came into being. The OYO origin story is nothing short of amazing. Ritesh Agarwal who is the founder and the CEO of OYO was, indeed, 17 years old when he first started ‘Oravel.’ Why he started Oravel was because he had experienced far more by the time he was 17. And that's the key to where great stories - just like this one - originate. He started working with several consumer brands when he was younger and faced the challenge of finding decent places to stay, when traveling while working for these companies, on a budget. So he found the solution - Oravel, which is now OYO Rooms. Oravel was designed as a platform for booking budget and premium accommodation. Realising the great variability inthe budget sector, the CEO, Ritesh Agarwal pivoted Oravel to OYO in 2013. Today, Ritesh stands as one of the most sucessful youngsters and his strive towards being a entrepenuer has touched the silver lining!