My Favourite

Keki Mistry

The HDFC vice-chairman and CEO on his all-time favourite book

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand is my all-time favourite book. What appeals to me the most is the manner in which two completely different types of people, Howard Roark and Peter Keating, are described. They are in the same profession, yet deal with things differently. 

I like comedy as a genre. There hasn’t been a better comedy movie in Bollywood than Amol Palekar’s Golmaal. Among Hollywood blockbusters, my favourite is Blake Edwards’ The Party.

My favourite holiday destination is Bangkok. I go there almost every year and love everything about the place: food, people, scenic beauty, etc. My family loves travelling to London, though. 

I particularly enjoy Thai cuisine and Indian Mughlai khana. I love fish a lot and can relish any type of fish.

I enjoy almost all brands of Scotch whisky, but the one that I drink the most is Black Label.

I am quite passionate about cricket and boxing. Playing sports is now a difficult task given my busy schedule, but I follow both the sports on TV regularly.