The untimely demise of 59-year-old VG Siddhartha has made me angry and sad. It was back in September 2015 that I met him for the first time, right before Coffee Day Enterprises’ IPO. I had a special fondness for Café Coffee Day, for it was the Worli store that was my favourite place to hang-out with colleagues at work. Before CCD, we were unexposed to the coffee culture. For Mumbai journalists, the conversations were at the water cooler, and the coffee was cutting chai. The food indulgence was butter dosa at anna’s tapri. Coffee and conversation at CCD was a novel idea.
Pride, promise, politics
The audacity to dream and hope killed by the fragility of heart and mind – that’s the tragic story of India’s coffee king, VG Siddhartha
Summer wine and salad
Kishore Singh - January 19, 2015
A double topping for growth
Meghna Maiti - January 15, 2015
The million-dollar question: Is investing a game of luck or skill?
Shankar Sharma - May 04, 2021
Scriptures for success
Kripa Mahalingam - January 27, 2015
Every crisis is an opportunity, if you are on the right side of equities
Samir Arora - May 04, 2021