An 12 year old Indian origin boy from north London has won the child Genius show broadcast by UK’s channel 4, Rahul, who lives in Barnet, beat his nine year old opponent , Ronan ,10-4 in the programme’s final of Saturday night . he was an IQ high enough to be a member of Mensa , the worlds largest and oldest high IQ society ,fought off competition form 19 children are eight to 12 in the week long show.
He clinched the title by answering a question on 19th century artists will am Holman Hunt and john Evertt Millais. In the final Rahul’s Chosen subject was Edward Jenner’s medical Innovation and methodology in 18th century England. He and Rohan both scored 15 in their specialist fields. Rahul said he was extremely delighted to win and congratulation Ronan and the other contestant.
He had impressed audiences and quizmaster Richard Osman in the first round on Monday by answering every question he was asked correctly. Rahul’s father , Minesh is an IT manager and mother Kamal, a Pharmacist, they entered him into the competition and called his success a “ Phenomenal Achievement”.