Mr. Raghuram Rajan in Economics. Did you know that he spent 7 years studying engineering and MBA. He joined Tata Administrative Services, but left his job after a few months and moved to Finance / Economics, and went on to become Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund and Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.
Dr. Abdul Kalam in Aerospace Engineering. Did you know he had average grades in School. He went on to become the Project Director at ISRO, and eventually President of India.
Mr. Mani Ratnam in Film Making. Did you know that as a youngster, he was not allowed to watch films, being told that films were a waste of time. He studied Commerce followed by an MBA. He started work as a Consultant, but was not satisfied with his job, and took a sabbatical to work on films, and went on to become one of India’s best Directors.