Synonyms: Starts, initiates, inaugurates, undertakes
Hindi: शुरू करना
Punjabi: ਸ਼ੁਰੂ ਹੁੰਦਾ ਹੈ
Begins is a 3rd person present of a word "BEGIN."
Begin: perform or undergo the first part of (an action or activity).
My answer to that begins in the past, in the time of Kalidasa.