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A Champion’s Dream

Having created history by claiming a record sixth title at the women's World Championships, legendary boxer M.C Mary Kom is determined to fulfil a lifelong dream by winning a gold at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, says Ajeyo Basu

The Adventure Capitalist

As manufacturers of many kinds of adventure products, it is natural that the idea of starting a Fly Dining restaurant struck the owners of Jumpking India. Today, people are flocking to the novel restaurant from around the country, says Usha Prasad

Traders to Makers

Started with an investment of Rs 10,000 by Punamchand Shah, a small-time stainless steel cutlery trading business has metamorphosed into a Rs 300 crore plastic wares company producing a range of homeware and children’s products, says Anvi Mehta

Mission with Love

Ravi Kalra, a former martial artist, had no idea that he would one day be offering shelter to 450 homeless people, including over 300 mentally-challenged persons. These people have not only found a home, but also new families, says Mudita Girotra

The Sari Weaver

Shravan Kummar chucked a medical seat to choose a career in fashion. Today, he is known as a designer delving into vintage saris and recreating them with the same set of intricate weaves with the help of traditional weavers, says Rama Devi Menon

Your Friendly App

Getting a government job is the ultimate dream of many youth in the country who appear for various competitive exams. Four youngsters launched an app for such job aspirants, which is now a Rs 85 lakh turnover business, says Sofia Danish Khan

 
The Sleeping Giant

Born into a large family as the seventh child among eight siblings his family lived hand to mouth. But by dint of hard work, K Madhavan rose from his first job for a salary of Rs 250 to building a Rs 325 crore turnover company, says P C Vinoj Kumar

Business of Care

For Dr Manreet Kahlon and Swadeep Srivastava taking care of the elderly is serious business. Launched in January 2017, their company has a presence in 15 cities and is doing business to the tune of about Rs 6 crore annually, says Sofia Danish Khan

The Auto Race

His grandfather gave him the automobile business the family started when he was just 29. Ayush Lohia took up the challenge of taking on the big players like Bajaj and Honda and made it into a Rs 120 crore turnover company, says Sofia Danish Khan

Power to Hijab

Hijab-clad Majiziya Bhanu has transformed in just about two years from being an ordinary dental student to a well-known bodybuilder in Kerala. Bhanu believes that the hijab is never an obstacle for a woman with burning passion, says Sanu George

Journey of Fortune

Turning a problem into opportunity, the young couple, Varun and Ghazal, decided to get into making of toxin-free skincare products in 2016 for mothers and children. Today, the couple do business worth Rs 20 crore annually, says Sofia Danish Khan

The Gritty Champs

Many Indian sportspersons performed well in recent international events, including the just-concluded Asian Games. Ajeyo Basu puts the spotlight on those who showed true grit and fought extreme odds to make their families and the nation proud