Ep. 612: feat. Shantanu Naidu and Maharshi Dave


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On this episode, Cyrus is joined by two guests - author Shantanu Naidu, Deputy General Manager, Office of Ratan N. Tata, and Maharshi Dave, Sparsh Trustee & Partner at DSL Law Associates, along with Silverie (Antariksh), to talk about Shantanu's book 'I Came Upon a Lighthouse: A Short Memoir of Life with Ratan Tata', how he came to write the book, their animal welfare initiative called 'Motopaws', how Ratan Tata helped with the initiative, how Rishi got into animal welfare as well, what the connection between Rishi and Shantanu is, how Maharshi got involved with the NGO Sparsh, how he got introduced to the Tata family because of a rescued litter of puppies, his work in children's welfare, working as a lawyer and having his own firm with extremely understanding partners and team, and lots more. They also get into some fascinating news topics about a man who paid the equivalent of 75lakh rupees to increase his height, a daughter who saved her COVID-19 +ve family from their burning house as they couldn't smell it, and more.

Check out Shantanu's book (the proceeds go towards animal welfare): https://www.amazon.in/dp/B08P53QNY4/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_dlC_hvTcGbM68XFV2

Follow Shantanu on Instagram: https://instagram.com/suitcase_full_of_sparks

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