As entrepreneur, philanthropist, culture aficionado and Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of Morocco, Kailash Kumar Kanoria’s responsibilities go beyond overseeing Mumbai-based TCPL Packaging Limited, of which he is the founder and executive chairman. But considering his advanced age, he does it all with surprising agility and finesse.
In a first-person account, Aditya Ruia, a fourth generation descendent of industrialist Ramnarain Ruia, talks about his stints as an entrepreneur, his tryst with Rajasthan and his roots, his association with textile revivalist and crafts master Martand Singh that brought out his creative side, the founding of Bombay Art Gallery that was a further recognition of his creative talents and his zest for spiritual texts to understand the source of all Indian art.
Driven by the belief that his great grandfather, a connoisseur of jewellery, has consciously and subconsciously inspired him in many ways, Abhishek Raniwala, the co-founder of Raniwala 1881, has identified himself with the jadau craft and excelled in it. In conversation with MARWAR, Raniwala, who began his career as an assistant marketing manager at Shaw Wallace, takes us through his decade-long journey.