8 Things I Want My Son To Learn From Hardik Pandya

Posted: January 12, 2019

Hardik Pandya has unwittingly imparted some valuable lessons to today’s youngsters who idolise him, when he crammed his foot in his mouth.

At the outset I want to make it very clear that this write-up is not to condemn or support the show, the host, or Mr Pandya.

I do have an opinion about everything that was said on the show like most people, but I want to highlight the lessons I have learnt from the episode, and what I want my son to learn too. So here is a list.

~~ Why fit in when you were born to stand out? Hardik was clearly trying to fit in. He got carried away with the ‘format of the show’ (his own words).

~~ Education is not just books and degrees, the best education is to know how to behave and conduct yourself.

~~ Why you should never allow success go into your head.

~~ Why you should not become complacent. If you feel you have achieved everything than you get carried away.

~~ It’s very important to be humble about all your achievements.

~~ Discipline never goes out of fashion.

~~ Always remember your upbringing, your family, your teachers, and the lessons you learnt from them.

~~ Be a role model for people younger than you.

~~ Don’t live in a bubble like our young cricketer, the bubble will break.

I wish the younger generation who looks up to these cricketers learns from their mistakes. My heart really goes out to the family. They must be feeling so disgraceful.

And what about Mr. Johar? Why does he always get away? I wish he learns his lessons too and I wish it happens very soon.

Everyone has a plan till they get punched in the mouth. I really feel sad for all the young kids who go on his show and speak utter nonsense just to conform. I hope all the young kids who watch the show understand that what is spoken is not what always.

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  1. Karan Johar does get away with the so-called format of the show, which borders on indecency, by probing into their personal lives on national television. Rather, he has the opportunity to elevate the show to bring out the better side of personalities, we may otherwise never know. For example, while his shows including news and Forbes list focus on material wealth and success, they can actually add news about volunteer work, causes, normal holidays, family time, which set a better example for everyone in a gadget/pout obsessed bubble.

  2. Agree with you. By the way can u read my blog it’s also on this issue just a bit different perspective

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