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Winning Stroke: Interview With Ganesh Iyer, CEO, Symphony Ventures India

In an interview, Ganesh Iyer, CEO, Symphony Ventures India opens up about his personal preferences, life and much more

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If not in the current profession, you would be?
Armed Forces

One tune you always hum.
Tum ko dekha toh yeh khayal aya.. Jagjit Singh from the movie Saath Saath

One book to read when you want to motivate yourselves.
Steve Jobs by Walt Issacson

One dialogue of a movie that motivates you or you like the most.
The dying words said by Rajesh Khanna in the movie Anand “ Babomoshay – zindagi aur maut uparwale ki haath mein hai jahanpanah”

The place you never been to and always want to go.
Machu Pichu

An animal that signifies you and why?
Elephant – it exudes confidence and remains calm in most situations. Social animal and doesn’t have many enemies.

A movie character you most resemble or resonate with?
Tom Cruise in Top Gun

Choose one from each below:
Marvel or DC- 
Batman or Superman- Superman
Tom or Jerry- Jerry!
Chacha Chaudhary or Super Commando Dhruv- Chacha Chaudhury

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

Luck or Hard Work, what do you think weighs more in defining a successful person?
That's a tough one, I would say both, since both matter

One best decision you ever made.
Joining NIT Trichy, it gives me friends for life and memories to cherish till I die.

A strategy that you always use to take your decisions in personal or professional life?
Listen to my heart

Whose advise you seek when in dilemma?
I spend time on it myself; during my long runs

What has been your biggest achievement?
My first marathon as it tested my mental and physical strength.

One thing that you want to change in yourself.
Stop worrying about the future

A line said by your closed one that you never forget.
“You can achieve wonders if you set your mind to it”

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