Industrialist Sanjay Budhia’s company Patton International Limited may epitomise entrepreneurship, but his wife Minu Budhia’s institute ‘ICanFlyy’ represents the other defining facet of the Marwari ethos: humanitarianism. MARWAR talks to the trained psychotherapist and counsellor who prefers to devote her time and resources to help people cope with life’s stresses.
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.
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.
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 Sanjay Kumar Jain, the managing director of T T Limited, a vertically-integrated textile company with global presence, having plenty of work does not make him feel busy, but blessed. The man who believes that life is a rainbow and one needs to live through all the colours, gives MARWAR a glimpse into his multifaceted persona.
Divya Tusnial’s journey from a housewife to an internationally acclaimed insurance advisor is not just inspiring but also underscores the trend of Marwari women too finding their place in the sun now.
Economist-turned-painter Nayanaa Kanodia’s journey is a story of talent, passion and vision. Having portrayed India’s culture—past and present—as no one has done before on such a huge time frame, her work is a visual record for generations to come. We interacted with the self-taught artist to learn more about her remarkable journey.