Best work moment:
My first property deal — I was insecure about it but turned out to be a learning and lucrative experience
Books on your bedside:
The invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick and Nothing to be frightened of by Julian Barnes
Designs that have caught my eye recently:
Range Rover Evoque
Your IT tools:
MacBook or iPad and Blackberry.
Glenmorangie, 25 years old, and Louis XIII cognac
Your sleeping ritual:
ACAI toning mist to protect my face from the AC and then calling my dog on the bed.
Favourite TV show:
Best gift received:
My travel collection from Dior
Best gift given:
Citroen 2CV car for my godson — he is too young to drive it unfortunately
is mostly a destination. Singapore — best food scene in the world in my view
What food items do you like to shop for?
Organic vegetables and cheeses, followed by sea food: freshness is key
Newspapers and TV channels you prefer:
CNN, BBC entertainment and TLC
Where do you like to sit when being driven?
Back seat — in Mumbai, this is my office.
On a plane do you prefer to network, sleep or catch up on films and reading?
Usually download digital comic books on my iPad or play scrabble
Coffee or masala tea:
What do you cook on your day off?
Probably something slow-cooked to share with friends: Boeuf Bourguignon or Lamb Shoulder Tajine.
Do you fill customer feedback forms?
Never. Never used a suggestion box either — companies should not wait for negative feedback to improve their products and services.
What’s your cologne?
Acqua di Parma
You get your suits from:
Usually buy from Zara for day, Hugo Boss or Gucci for evening. Many of my suits are custom-made and usually designed by myself
Prada for formal wear and Tod’s for comfort day wear.
Your shaving mantra:
Don't do it yourself — go to the barber twice a week. Always nice to be pampered and the result is spotless skin.
Stress on toast, black coffee and fresh juice
Usually out in a café — eggs benedicte and champagne
Current set of wheels:
Honda Civic, Alfa Romeo Spider and Jeep
In the car, is it sleep or cell for you?
Cell — the only time I usually call my family and friends
God for you is:
Misused and overrated: I am pragmatic
Chez Nathalie and Bistrot Paul Ber, both in Paris, and Royal China in Mumbai.
Chicken tikka and salad — something light and healthy like a bento box.
Your ideal holiday:
Sailing around Corsica
At parties do you like to talk turkey or make PC?
Definitely talk turkey — I am neither shy or afraid to express myself, can be an issue also
Dita Von Teese, Meryl Streep and Emily Blunt
Alpha males you know:
Farhan Akhtar — very impressed by his dedication and commitment
Your favourite motto:
There is no substitute for hard work.
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