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Cattle rearer to scientist in Germany, inspiring story of Odisha’s Seshadev Kisan

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You must have heard this adage: “If you set a dream, you will find a way to achieve it.” This saying perfectly suits Seshadev Kisan, also known as Sesha, who overcame all obstacles to become a chemical scientist and made Odisha proud. From herding cattle to landing a position at the prestigious Georg-August University in Göttingen, Germany, his rags-to-riches journey is truly inspiring.

But what’s even more motivating about her story is that despite getting all the comforts of life thanks to the opportunity to settle in Germany, live a lavish lifestyle and find love in the European country, Sesha is now back in Odisha just because he wants to do something for his homeland

Once upon a time he struggled hard to get a handful of rice, but now he owns a house worth thousands of rupees in his birthplace Sambalpur. Sesha is also ready to get married very soon. In a candid conversation with OTV, Sesha talks about her future plans….

Hailing from the Natideula village of Sambalpur, Sesha lost her mother when she was just one year old and her father passed away when she was 18.

Even after losing his parents, he did not stop dreaming big and giving up his study. In addition to herding cattle, he began to work as a salaryman during the holidays in order to take care of his family and defray his education expenses.

After completing his education at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, he was selected at the National Institute of Education and Scientific Research (NISER). Later, he did research with Professor Sven Schneider at the Georg-August University Faculty of Sciences (GAUSS).

Seshadev, who was congratulated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik before leaving for Germany in 2018, laments that although he now has all the comforts of life, he does not have his parents by his side to enjoy them.

After his return from Germany, he is currently teaching 170 village children to become self-sufficient.

“I have adopted 170 children. Apart from me, some teachers have been hired to teach them. All I want them to be self-sufficient. I donated my old house to them. The children are taught there.”

He went on to add, “Before I left for Germany four years ago, I told the media that I would come back and that I would love to do something important for my homeland Odisha. And I kept my words. I have long plans. I will reveal it at the right time. It will be a surprise for everyone.”

Reported by Ramakant Mahanand, OTV


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Pakistani man’s rendition of ‘Mann Bharrya’ from Shershaah will bring tears to your eyes

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The 2021 blockbuster Shershaah, starring Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani, will always be remembered for its incredible story based on the life of Captain Vikram Batra.

Produced by Dharma Productions, the film had become the most watched Indian film on Amazon. The film led the 67th Filmfare Awards with 19 nominations, including Best Actor and Best Actress, and won 7 awards.

The songs in the film, especially ‘Mann Bharrya’ by graceful singer B Praak and Darshan Rawal’s Kabhii Tumhe Yaad, were huge hits. The film was released during the pandemic and touched the hearts of millions of people.

Now, a Pakistani man has taken social media users back to the times of the 2021 pandemic with his rendition of the hit song ‘Mann Bharrya’. Netizens are getting excited after seeing the video which is now going viral on social media platforms.

The Pakistani man is an artist identified as Mudasir Aashi Khan. He shared the video of himself singing the song, but there’s a twist. Khan changed the lyrics and rewrote them in his own words.

Sharing on his Instagram, he captioned, “This song is originally sung by @bpraak. But these lines are also written by myself.”

In the video clip of a few seconds, we can see him sitting among some other people. He soon begins singing the song with his own lyrics and receives a round of applause from the listeners. Since being shared online, the video has received more than lakhs of views and counting.

Impressed by Khan’s singing skills, people also posted comments praising him.

One user wrote: “Well written, truly music has no borders… Support from India” while another wrote: “Your voice like fire. really feel it fire. LOVE from India.”

Another user wrote: “What a blessed voice, lots of love from India. Keep growing,” while another wrote: “Love and much respect to you brother. Much love from India.”

Similarly, one user wrote: “So much love and respect…your voice is so soulful…so pure…keep spreading magic.”


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Birthday celebration goes wrong; 5 held for cutting cake with sword on Bhubaneswar street

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Commissioner’s Police arrested five youths, including a minor, on Monday on charges of cutting a cake with a sword while celebrating a birthday in Bhubaneswar street.

The police action came after an alleged video of the birthday celebration went viral on various social media platforms.

In the video, around 15-20 youngsters can be seen using a sword to cut a cake while celebrating a birthday in the middle of the road in the Nayapalli area.

All the people in the alleged video are said to be residents of the Nayapalli area, the sources reported.

Prior to this incident, a KBN (Koi Bhai Nahin) gang was in the news for a similar event last year. Several young members of the KBN group broadcast images of themselves brandishing swords and sharp objects on social media. The video was filmed in the streets of the state capital.


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Here’s what Sunny Leone thinks about Urfi Javed; KRK takes a stand for Uorfi

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Urfi Javed has been in the news for a couple of days after his ‘war of words’ with Indian author Chetan Bhagat. While various commoners, as well as celebrities, have commented on Uorfi and her strange fashion sense, now the attractive and beautiful Sunny Leone has shared her views on the fashionista.

Urfi sets the internet on fire with her weird but trendy outfits. While netizens don’t leave the opportunity to brutally troll her, there are several fans who come to support Urfi. There are even certain celebrities who have stepped in to defend and admire Urfi.

During an exclusive interview with Rohit Khilnani on Bollywood Hungama, Sunny shared her thoughts on Uorfi.

While answering the entertaining quick questions, when the host asked, “A Bollywood celebrity, whose fashion sense you feel, this person has surpassed it every time I open his Instagram.”

In response to this, Sunny said, “I would say Urfi.”

Later, the host said, “She (Urfi) will be very happy to see this.”

While Sunny crowned Urfi with the label of celebrity with the best fashion sense, analyst and controversial and self-proclaimed film actor, Kamaal Rashid Khan aka KRK lashed out at Sunny Leone while earlier defending Urfi and Nia Sharma .

Although KRK defended Urfi and Nia, at the same time, he criticized Sunny saying that it was Sunny who inspired these girls to wear such revealing clothes.

Earlier today, KRK tweeted: “Why are people criticizing #urfijaved #NiaSharma and other modern girls, when they allowed #SunnyLeone to stay in India to inspire all these girls? If you are considering a porn star (who also sells 2day porn movies) as a good girl, then don’t be hypocritical by criticizing Indian Girls.”


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