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Winning Stroke: Interview With Aloke Bajpai, ixigo, CEO & Co-founder

In an interview, Aloke Bajpai, ixigo, CEO & Co-founder opens up about his personal preferences, life and much more

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If not in the current profession, you would be?
An archaeologist.

One tune you always hum.
“Phir Dekhiye” by Caralisa Monteiro

One book to read when you want to motivate yourselves.
The Life of Pi - by Yann Martel

One dialogue of a movie that motivates you or you like the most.
There are actually two.
“Hope is a good thing. Maybe the best of things. And no good thing should ever die.”
- The Shawshank Redemption
“Don't ever let someone tell you, you can't do something. You got a dream, you got to protect it.” - Pursuit of Happyness

The place you never been to and always want to go.
Pyramids of Egypt

An animal that signifies you & why?
Cockroach - as a cockroach can persevere and survive in the harshest of circumstances and can fly when it’s needed!

A movie character you most resemble or resonate with?
a) Marvel or DC-
b) Batman or Superman- Batman
c) Tom or Jerry- Jerry
d) Chacha Chaudhary or Super Commando Dhruv- Chacha Chaudhary

If your life was to be turned into a movie who would you like to play your part?
Will Smith

Luck or Hard Work, what do you think weighs more in defining a successful person?
A maxim I have believed in is “The harder you work, the luckier you get.”

One best decision you ever made.
Chose to live within 10 minutes from my office, always!

A strategy that you always use to take your decisions in personal or professional life?
Take everyone’s advice and inputs, then do what you feel is right.

Whose advice do you seek when in dilemma?
My dad’s.

What has been your biggest achievement?
Being able to do what I love doing every single day, and others calling it work.

One thing that you want to change in yourself.
Get fit enough to run a marathon someday.

A line said by your close one that you never forget.
“It’s impossible, until it’s done!”

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Jeet Sharma

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