In a remarkable feat of determination and adventure, Rajesh Krishna, a UK Malayalee, native of Pathanamthitta, Kerala, arrived back in his homeland on September 11, following an inspiring solo journey that spanned over 20 countries. Departing from his residence in High Wycombe, London, on July 26, Rajesh embarked on an epic road trip that took him through diverse landscapes, cultures, and borders, marking the end of his London to Kerala odyssey at the Kochi Kalur Stadium round at around 7 p.m. on the 11th of September.
Reuniting with his family in Pathanamthitta, Rajesh Krishna shared heartfelt moments with his father, Krishnapilla, and mother, Ramabhai, at their home in Varyapuram plantation.
His tireless efforts garnered the admiration of the Pathanamthitta Catholic College Alumni Association, who organised a warm reception in his honor. The College principal, Dr. Sunil Jacob, joined by an entourage of vehicles, welcomed Rajesh Krishna to the college at 11 a.m., starting from Pathanamthitta St. Peter’s junction.
Rajesh Krishna’s incredible journey spanned nearly 20,000 kilometers and took 47 days to complete. His expedition was driven by a noble cause, raising funds for the Ryan Ninan Children’s Charity, named after Ryan, the son of a family friend who tragically lost his battle with cancer. Each day of his adventurous and dreamlike journey was meticulously documented and shared on social media, offering glimpses into the rich tapestry of peoples and cultures encountered along the way.
Rajesh Krishna resides in London with his wife, Aruna Nair, who shares his passion for cinema as a lover and co-producer of films.
Rajesh Krishna’s voyage from London to Kerala exemplifies the power of one individual’s determination to bridge cultures, create lasting memories, and make a positive change in the world.