On The Red Dot 2017

On The Red Dot 2017 - EP45

Fri 23 Mar 2018 - Wonderkids 4: Aarushi Maheshwari
23 Mins

By Toggle Video Published: 23 Mar 2018 Audio: English

Four children with four exceptional gifts – a computer genius, a violin virtuoso, a star gymnast and a math marvel. What is it like to be one in 100,000 or even one in a million ? From friendships gained and families uprooted, it’s a fragile balance between pursuing their potential and not losing their childhood innocence. What hidden sacrifices do these wonder kids and the people around them make to fulfil their grand ambitions ? We go behind the glamour of awards and achievements and find out what it truly means to be a child prodigy. Wonderkids 4 - She could read at the age of just 2 and a half. By age 4, her amazed parents watched as she solved puzzles meant for adults. Today, 11 - year - old Aarushi’s talent for numbers and logic has made her one of Singapore’s top Math Olympians. And she’s got her eye on chess next. It’s a boy’s world, but does she have what it takes to beat them, relying only on her own blood, sweat and tears ?

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