Mayank Jalan has learnt chiefly from his mistakes, as he admits. But having restored Edward Keventer’s Eastern India business to its former glory and having turned his company, Keventer Agro Limited into a R1,000 crore entity, starting from scratch, Jalan has proved that learning from mistakes sometimes is a better way to learn.
Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar, scion of Udaipur’s House of Mewar, has more than his fair share of duties as a prince. Besides overseeing the family-run group of heritage hotels and dedicating himself to philanthropic causes, he is the torchbearer of a legacy that dates back to the eighth century. MARWAR talks to the royal hotelier and humanist about his childhood, his passions and the responsibilities he shoulders.
Given his initial spate of successes as a realtor, Rahul Shah holds much promise as the next generation of the Mumbai-based Sumer Group. Add to this his client-centric approach and perfect blend of dynamism and knowledge, and it would seem the entrepreneur has brighter times ahead of him.
Wooden Street, India’s first online store for custom furniture, revolutionised the online furniture market within a few months of its launch in 2015. MARWAR talks to Lokendra Singh Ranawat, the co-founder and CEO of Wooden Street, to get an insight into his successful entrepreneurial journey, new forays and future plans.
Success has greeted Suresh Kumar Poddar, the chairman and managing director of Mayur Uniquoters Limited, from the get-go, helping him turn his company into one of the largest manufacturers of synthetic leather in India. In conversation with MARWAR, Poddar talks about how it all began and the long way they have come since.
Mahesh Singhi’s story is inspiring. From humble beginnings in Rajasthan to acquiring an engineering degree to propelling through a series of career choices to building one of the country’s largest corporate advisory and investment banking firms, here is a man who truly is self-made.
Industrialist Mahavirprasad Ramkumar Morarka’s life is both inspiring and motivating. On his centenary, son Kamal Morarka reminisces about the many facets of the man that made him a pioneering industrialist, a litterateur, a writer, a traditionalist and, most of all, a cherished father
Anant Roongta, the young and dynamic managing director of Famous Studios, is all set to bring a new lease of life to the company.
For a long time, the only place to catch up with loved ones and enjoy a leisurely cup of tea was your home. Not anymore, thanks to Anirudh Poddar and Aditya Ladsaria, co-founders of Chai Break, who have made tea drinking a pleasurable and social experience. Move over coffee, it’s time for tea!