Wimbledon is one of the four Grand Slam Touraments and arguably the most popular of all tennis tournaments in the world. While other sporting events of this scale and repute have turned into lucrative vehicles of advertising, brand endorsements and associations, Wimbledon chooses to be selective and minimalistic.
Today these people have the fame, the power and the money and what looks like dream jobs to many. But not all of them were born into a privileged background or had were assigned their careers at birth. While some stars are born, others shine through with their hard work, determination and a belief in themselves.
We bring you some of the most famous faces of India, and a revelation into jobs they’ve held before making it big in their current careers. These stars will reaffirm that it is neither your background nor age that defines your destiny.
India is no stranger to the harassment of women, but the work arena has been relatively safe so far. Not any more, if recent reports are to be believed. In a disturbing post which details the systemic misogyny and harassment she faced while with the company, Riya Gupta (name changed), a former Greenpeace India employee, has alleged that she was raped by a colleague while she lay unconscious after a party.