Prince Jacob is the household name in Goa. I wonder if there exists any Goan who has not heard about Prince and his contributions towards the Tiatr industry of Goa. I am talking about the time when Tiatr (The Konkani Theatre) was the only entertainment that Goans had in the 80’s when even the television has not reached into this tiny state. In those days Prince was ruling the industry of Tiatr in Goa. I recollect of hearing the success stories of Prince since 1984 when I was in the school. Here I am going to take you through the journey of the life of prince that he lived on the and off the stage.
Norbert D’souza is a well-known name in the field of Fitness in Goa. Norbert who started his gym career around 18 years ago from the backyard of the Neomi’s Salon situated in Miramar is today running the India’s Largest Gym facility in Ocean Park which is spread across the 36000 soft. area. Not many people reach to the height Norbert has achieved today, especially in the field of the gym which is still in the initial stage in the state of Goa. The Journey to this success was not easy for Norbert but yet he achieved the tremendous amount of success in this field. Today Norbert runs more than half a dozens of the gym across the state of Goa and in this story I will take you through the role coaster ride of the journey to his success.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that, at some point, we all must journey back to the source. Today, life comes full circle for India's favorite beauty queen and actor, Sushmita Sen, who was a judge recently at the 65th edition of Miss Universe pageant in Manila, Philippines. A place extra special as that is exactly the same place she’d won her #MissUniverse crown 23 years ago.
The life is not easy as a bed of roses to everyone. Some are born with the silver spoon in their mouth, maneuvers the life easily compared to ones who is born in the middle class or poor family. I do not mean to say that rich people do not struggle in their life but what I want to put across here is the resources are not available to the poor as much as to the richer section of the society, especially in our country. Here I am going to narrate the story of a girl who despite all the hurdles in the life came out as a winner at the end. She achieved what she wanted in the life facing all the hardship of the life.
The Goan film industry has just started getting recognition in the film fraternity of India with the movie like “Nachom ia-Kumpasar”, directed by Bardroy Barretto which has set several benchmarks in the Konkani film industry. Now it is the time for K Sera Sera, directed by Rajiv Shinde to set another benchmark and new records. Rajiv Shinde is not the new name in the film and drama fraternity of Goa. In fact, he is one of the pioneers who started the trend of producing the quality film in Goa but may that was too early and he did not get the desired recognition then. But his latest flick has come with the bang.
Being from the field of journalism Ruchika made her mark in the entertainment industry. In a very short span of time, she became one of the most sought after event comperes of India. In the normal circumstances the journey to the destination is always filled with a lot of challenges but for Ruchika, it is completely different. According to her she never faced the tough time in any of her endeavors and in fact she enjoyed the every moment of it. Ruchika is the perfect example of an empowered woman who believes to live life in style and work with complete self-determination.
Bianka Dias, the Goan mountaineer, and adventure enthusiast loves the challenges and wants to get into a different kind of adventure. Starting young at the age of 12 Bianca developed the love for nature and adventure. She had a dream to work with the Indian Defence Services but due to some reason she did not join that and became an adventure enthusiast. Started with the NCC in the school, today Bianca is one of the Goa’s leading mountaineers. The Editor of Incredible Goa met Bianca do discuss her experience with the adventure and the problems she faced by her being a woman.
The Kashyaps are the most talked about couple in the town today. Both being the batch mate of the Sardar Vallabhai Patel National Police Academy in Hyderabad 2009 batch and have been posted in Goa in the year 2013 by the Ministry of Home Affairs Delhi. Priyanka and Karthik Kashyap, the duo Superintendent of Police have been in Goa for three years and they have been now transferred to Delhi. Although their transfer has been already finalised but they are still holding the charge till the BRICS summit gets over and will be in Goa until the end of October. Incredible Goa team meet the Goa’s most talked about a couple from the Indian Police Services (IPS) to find out about their experience and journey in Goa.
There are a lot of people who pursue their educational journey as per the wishes of their parents despite the facts that they do not belong there. The story of Trisca is similar to this. According to Trisca, she has been born with the singing talent. You can even call it a child prodigy as Trisca realized about her talent of singing at the age of two but her parents did not realize that this talent will take her one day to the heights in the world of music they have never dreamt of. They took her talent lightly as a hobby and sent her to study science. Talent is an emotion which cannot be suppressed by anybody and anything, it comes up one day and that is what happened in the case of Trisca.
Like all over India, Goans also celebrated the festival of Diwali in its distinctive way. Every small community and villages burnt the giant-size effigies of demon Narkasur to cleanse their souls and surroundings and hoped their coerced existence in slushy corrupt public life would end soon. At least that is what was fond hope of every Goan when they collectively and wholeheartedly gave reins of power to Parrikar led BJP Government in 2012.
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