Top NRIs Who Have Made India Proud By Their Professions

By SiliconIndia  |   Monday, 07 January 2013, 12:21 Hrs   |    1 Comments
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1. Vikash Dhorasoo:
“I have Indian roots and have grown up eating Indian food and listening to Indian music.” These words were said by none other than former French Footballer Vikash Dhorasoo, whom you won’t have heard about much, during an Interview he gave to Subhendu Ghosh of the ‘Hindustan Times’ during his visit to India in the early 2011. Vikash is of Indo-Mauritian origin, as his ancestors had migrated as laborers to Mauritius from the Indian state of Andhre Pradesh. So, as his ancestors come from this south Indian state, he belongs to the Telugu community. Vikash, represented the French National football team at the 2006 FIFA World Cup held in Germany. He had made his debut to the French national football team in 1999 against Ukraine. In his 18 national team appearances from 1999 to 2006, he scored a single goal during the 2006 Football World Cup against Cyprus.

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Apart from his football career, he also actively works for the fight against the poverty in countries like Mauritius and has also established many programs to eradicate the word poverty. 

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