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Akash Kumar
Class IX, Saraswati Academy High School

Karate champ

Is 14-year-old Akash. He has won bronze in the National School Games held last year in Indore. He has also won the title of dragon fighter by securing the first prize in a competition held between the gold medal winners of all-weight categories.

Big honour

Came in the form of felicitation by boxing champ Mary Kom in a reality show in 2012.

Takes inspiration

From mentor Pankaj Kambli.

Other skills

Include stunts like back flip and front flip.


Of taking part in the 2020 Olympics in karate.

His message

There is no substitute for hard work. There is nothing wrong in harbouring dreams but one needs to put his/her best foot forward to achieve the goal.

Shuchismita Chakraborty