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A tribute to Rakesh Jhunjhunwala: His bullishness will be seen as prescient

Everything Rakesh foresaw for India will happen in the coming years

Illustration: Binay Sinha

Illustration: Binay Sinha

Akash Prakash
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala passed away unexpectedly on August 14 at just 62 years of age. His passing was a shock as he had seemed in no danger despite being in and out of the hospital over the last few months. This is such a tragic ending for a larger-than-life personality.

RJ, as I called him, was a good friend and someone I looked up to and learnt a great deal from over the past 20-odd years of our friendship. We would meet regularly for lunch at his home or office and discuss markets, companies, our perception of the future of India, and
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First Published: Aug 22 2022 | 10:49 PM IST

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