The successful Chairman and Managing Director of MMR Group, Mannem Madhusudana Rao, is seen with with his children outside his home in “India Awakes.”
Banwari Lal Sharma, the president of a street vendors association in India, leads a meeting in “India Awakes.”
Banwari Lal Sharma, a street vendor fighting for vendor rights, is able to provide a good education for his children, in striking contrast to his own childhood. Sharma is featured in “India Awakes.”
“India Awakes” host Johan Norberg on assignment in India.
Author and commentator, Gucharan Das, helps explore India's economic revival in “India Awakes.”
Jagdish Bhagwati, Professor of Economics & Law at Columbia University, discusses the reforms that are changing India's economic system for the better in “India Awakes.”
Mannem Madhusudana Rao, featured in “India Awakes,” was born to one of the lowest rungs of India's caste system, and proves that given the freedom to freely participate in the economy, you can change your life for the better.
Johan Norberg, host of “India Awakes,” on the streets of Delhi in India.
“India Awakes,” host Johan Norberg on the streets in India where vendors set up shop.
In “India Awakes,” Sagai Village Leader Rama Bhai and friend Kalidas were once viewed as trespassers because they did not have the rights to the land their ancestors have lived on for generations. But now with the help of GPS and Google Earth, they are no longer viewed that way.
Ambrish Mehta, a founding member of ARCH-Vahini, helped the Sagai Village map out the land they farm so that they might ultimately be given deed to their land in “India Awakes.”