When real life Phunsukh Wangdu met Lucknowites

You remember Phunsukh Wangdu from the movie 3 Idiots? Well, the real life Phunsukh Wangdu, Sonam Wangchuk, who’s character was played by actor Aamir Khan in the movie he was here in Lucknow sometime ago. The Magsaysay Award Winner Sonam Wangchuk I was here to attend a two-day annual conference organized by a private management institute.

Shreevats Jaipuria (L)&  Girija Shankar Agarwal with  Vinamra Agarwal   (BCCL/ Vishnu Jaiswal) Shreevats Jaipuria (L) and Girija Shankar Agarwal with Vinamra Agarwal (BCCL/Vishnu Jaiswal)

Ankit Mehrotra and Dr Kajal and Dr Kavita Pathak (BCCL/ Vishnu Jaiswal) Ankit Mehrotra and Dr. Kajal and Dr. Kavita Pathak (BCCL/Vishnu Jaiswal)

Deepak Bhardwaj (L) and Anup Chand Pandey with Jayant Krishna (BCCL/ Vishnu Jaiswal) Deepak Bhardwaj (L) and Anup Chand Pandey with Jayant Krishna (BCCL/Vishnu Jaiswal)

Dr Richa Srivastava (L) and Dr Sushma Vishnani and Dr Suneel Gupta (L) & Pranav (BCCL/ Vishnu Jaiswal) Dr Richa Srivastava (L) and Dr Sushma Vishnani and Dr Suneel Gupta (L)&pranav(bccl/vishnujaiswal)

makhan(l)andsarveshgoyalandswatishukla(bccl/vishnujaiswal)

Nandini (L) and Diya Goel and PP Singh & Beena Nair (BCCL/Vishnu Jaiswal) Wangchuk also attended an event titled Know the real Phunsukh Wangdu held at an auditorium of a private institute in Gomti Nagar. Sharing his experiences with people attending the event, Wangchuk said, “My initial education was not done in any school but in the farm barns. I have seen seeds, leaves not in books, but in reality at the farms. ”

- Farhan Ahmad Siddiqui

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