Secret Diary of an Entrepreneur 2018

"There are no exemptions in life"

Secret Diary of Sanjay Lalbhai — Part 1

Photograph by Soumik Kar

Personal information of Sanjay LalbhaiIt’s a huge weight to belong to such an illustrious family — especially when your history goes back almost 400 years and your great-great-great grandfather has been a part of Akbar’s court. But we were never made to feel like we had to live up to the past. We were given complete freedom to chart our own course. It was, of course, overwhelming to see top politicians walk in, including the likes of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, but then again, we were among the top 20 industrial houses in the country.