English Entertainment channel Star World premiered Season 2 of TED Talks India: Nayi Baat, a showcase of videos by inspiring speakers designed especially for the Indian audiences that reflect the issues affecting India and the world. The season started on November 2 at 9:30 pm and will air every Saturday and Sunday at the same time.
The second season is again being hosted by actor Shah Rukh Khan, who continually inspires audiences through this own life experiences. Focusing on social issues and their solutions devised by citizens of all ages starting 13 years, Season 2 of TED Talks India: Nayi Baat will turn the spotlight on innovators, scientists, artists and more who are all striving to reimagine and rebuild a new India.
From Kshitij Marwah who developed the technology of 3D photography and very recently 360 cameras to Gitanjali Rao, a 12-year-old young innovator of a quick, low-cost test to detect lead contamination in water, writer-director and cancer survivor Tahira Kashyap-Khurrana who is blazing the trail by fighting the many stigmas that the Indian society plagues us with, and many more, TED Talks India: Nayi Baat aims to introduce Indian audiences to change makers who are relentlessly working to develop the country and further inspire countless other Indians to break new ground in their own lives.
Created in partnership with TED, TED Talks India: Nayi Baat is also reflective of the first ever association made by an Indian channel with the global platform that brings together world's leading thinkers and is devoted to spreading ideas in the form of short, powerful talks.
Other speakers include social scientist and author Deepa Narayan, Indian activist, lawyer and founder of SheSays, Trisha Shetty, water warrior VK Madhavan who tackles development issues in the Himalayas, Mani Vajipey, Co-Founder and CEO, Banyan – a high technology social venture that takes an integrated approach to recycling and waste management and more.