As a long-haired undergrad at Princeton in the ’60s, Dilip Kapur, founder of luxury leather goods company Hidesign, was a self-avowed “idealist liberal” who “wanted to change the world”. “I was always at loggerheads with Steve Forbes (today the editor-in-chief of Forbes magazine), as he was always trying to push his conservative agenda,” says Dilip, in his company headquarters in a quaint heritage building in the town of Puducherry (formerly the French colony, Pondichéry). “It’s funny how I ended up a capitalist.”
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