Anshu Gupta, popularly known as the Clothing Man is the Founder of an Indian based nonprofit – Goonj. One of India’s leading social entrepreneurs Anshu brings to the table an instinctive empathy and connect with people, moving the focus from the conventional – giver’s pride to the unconventional – receiver’s dignity. Asia’s Noble, the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay award 2015, conferred to him credited him for ‘his creative vision in transforming the culture of giving in India, his enterprising leadership in treating cloth as a sustainable development resource for the poor, and in reminding the world that true giving always respects and preserves human dignity’.
Satyajit Bhatkal is an Indian television and film director, best known as creator of Satyamev Jayate. He is also the CEO of Paani Foundation, a non-profit, non-governmental organization that is active in the area of drought prevention and watershed management in the state of Maharashtra. Born and raised in Mumbai, Satyajit practiced law for over a decade- was actively involved in important social and political causes and wrote extensively on them. His experiences as an activist and as a lawyer led him to believe he had a story to tell and he quit law to work in film and television. He was a part of the core production team of Lagaan and also directed National Award winning documentary, ‘Chale Chalo’.