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Years after selling UTV, Screwvala explains his shift to online education

Over a fish and salad lunch, Screwvala talks to Pavan Lall about why he's betting big on online education, how a crocodile disrupted his charitable work and what India needs to do to fix the economy

Pavan Lall 

Seven years after he sold motion picture company UTV to Disney for $454 million, 63-year-old Ronnie Screwvala shows no sign of slowing down as he says he's only half-way to achieving what he set out to do. I'm invited over for a Saturday lunch to Screwvala's home in Breach Candy in Mumbai, the city where he was born and raised.

I press the doorbell and it's opened a few seconds later by Screwvala himself who is dressed, as almost always, is in a premium-twill T-shirt and everyday slacks and leather slip-ons minus socks. Inside his apartment that would seem massive even ...

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First Published: Fri, November 08 2019. 20:54 IST
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