Articles about Sonam Wangchuk

Delhi University will soon have a Himalayan Museum

18 Aug 2021

Delhi
Delhi University will soon have a Himalayan Museum

The Delhi University will soon have a Himalayan Museum on its campus, acting Vice-Chancellor Professor PC Joshi said, adding that the varsity is concerned about the future of the mountain range.

Meet Sumit Ghosh, co-founder of Chingari (India's answer to TikTok)

09 Jul 2020

Business
Meet Sumit Ghosh, co-founder of Chingari (India's answer to TikTok)

The border tensions between India and China and the ensuing crackdown on 59 Chinese applications has surged 'vocal for local' calls.

Real-life 'Phunsuk Wangdu' reveals story of 'Jeep-Roof' to Anand Mahindra

20 Dec 2018

India
Real-life 'Phunsuk Wangdu' reveals story of 'Jeep-Roof' to Anand Mahindra

Aamir Khan's blockbuster 3 Idiots gave fame to Sonam Wangchuk, the engineer who inspired the character of Phunsuk Wangdu in the film.

Sonam Wangchuk, the real-life 'Phunshuk Wangdu', awarded honorary D.Litt degree

24 Oct 2018

India
Sonam Wangchuk, the real-life 'Phunshuk Wangdu', awarded honorary D.Litt degree

Sonam Wangchuk, the Ladakh-based engineer whose life inspired the character of Phunshuk Wangdu in Bollywood blockbuster '3 Idiots', has been awarded an honorary D.Litt degree by a Pune university in Maharashtra.

3 Idiots-inspired 'Rancho Wall' demolished by Leh school

22 Sep 2018

India
3 Idiots-inspired 'Rancho Wall' demolished by Leh school

If you've watched Aamir Khan-starrer "3 Idiots", you're bound to remember the scene where Chatur Ramalingam tries peeing on a school wall in Leh, and gets electrocuted by an ingenious, yet simple invention by school kids.

Engineer of '3 Idiots' fame brings 'apple revolution' to Kashmir!

06 Jun 2018

India
Engineer of '3 Idiots' fame brings 'apple revolution' to Kashmir!

Sonam Wangchuk, who inspired the movie '3 Idiots,' is revolutionizing the apple-growing industry in Kashmir, with help from a US-returned engineer.