Power Couple

Susan Thomas & Ajay Shah

Susan Thomas and Ajay Shah on their love for cats & reality hacking

Photographs by Tushar Mane

While he likes to call himself, the Wizard who does not know the answer, she is among the earliest Indian women to graduate out of the hallowed portals of IIT Bombay. Due to their unassuming nature and reticence, they come close to resembling India’s version of Sheldon Cooper and Amy Farrah Fowler, the intensely witty couple in Chuck Lorre’s The Big Bang Theory. Blindingly brilliant with matching Phd’s to boot, the husband wife duo of Ajay Shah and Susan Thomas are unmatched in their understanding of the inner workings of financial markets. It is their work and understanding that led to the creation of the NSE-50 index and from it derivatives such as Nifty futures and options.