Also Read: Born and brought up in UP’s Kalyanpur, Arun Kumar had always felt the paucity of good books and libraries when it came to his quest for knowledge. Now, a historian at University of Nottingham, Kumar has set up The Rural Development Library in his hometown; it is the one of the first privately owned village libraries and offers residents access to a plethora of books across subjects.
He never wanted to be a chef, but destiny had a plan for him. Manjunath Mural not only moved to Singapore to diversify his take on cooking but 10 years after his arrival, he scored a Michelin star for The Song of India, making it the first Indian restaurant to achieve the feat in South East Asia. The 48-year-old is on a mission to make Indian cuisine popular.
Published on 18, Oct 2021