Chennai budding paleontologist to feature on ‘Young Genius’

Aswatha Biju

Chennai: A child prodigy from Chennai, 12-year-old Aswatha Biju, will soon be seen in the Young Genius show, for her knowledge in Paleontology.

A press release said, Aswatha has collected nearly 120 specimens of fossils. Her passion and work in the field of paleontology and her story of success will inspire many professionals and young aspiring paleontologists across the country.

Anchor and host of the show, Anand Narasimhan will be seen engaging in a chat with her in the second episode of the show.

Aswatha Biju said, “It is important that each and every one of us learn about history because we are what we come from. At the age of 11, I started conducting seminars through which people started becoming familiar about paleontology and till now I have educated nearly 6,700 students. People all around the world should also pursue this field in a passionate form rather than as a hobby”.

Catch Aswatha Biju’s inspiring story in the second episode of BYJU’s Young Genius on News 18 Network on 23 January and repeat telecast on 24th January.


NT Bureau