In this video, R Madhavan addresses Chapter 14 of the Harvard Business School Indian Conference, considered one of the largest student-led conferences with a focus on India in the United States. The actor talks about his dreams for India in 2030.
“Thousands of years of culture and tradition, many invasions, being ruled for many years and we have still managed to maintain our identity. Somehow we have still managed to maintain our Indianness, our beliefs and our faith. We have our drawbacks: there is corruption, there is violence, there are differences between different religions, castes and sects ”, says the actor.
“I can’t help but look at the geography of India and think that we are not doing so badly. Compared to our neighboring nations, there is someone in India who is doing something right for the nation to call itself a growing economy and project itself as the third largest economy. “
The actor is known for his roles in 3 idiots, Rank De Basanti other Rehna Hai Tere Dil Meinalong with some acclaimed films he made in the Tamil film industry, and is loved for his endurance, passion, and patience.
“When we start to take on what rural India needs, we do what I think is the most dangerous. In my vast experience of filming in rural India and in villages, I surprisingly realized that the greatest financial burden for a person from this particular village is the premature death of a relative of an elderly man in his family, that is a time when you can’t prepare. because that’s an occasion when the ceremony demands that a certain amount of money be spent, that a certain number of people be fed. “