Off The Cuff with Rajat Gupta

Updated: 12 April, 2019 6:09 pm IST

McKinsey’s former Managing Director Rajat Gupta was in conversation with ThePrint’s Editor-in-chief Shekhar Gupta and national and strategic affairs editor Jyoti Malhotra at ‘Off The Cuff’ in Mumbai. Rajat Gupta, who was convicted of a securities fraud in 2012 and spent two years in prison, spoke about his book, ‘Mind Without Fear’, based on his life and the details of his trial. He also spoke about how the purpose of the book was not to seek redemption or prove his innocence, how he succumbed to fear and did not testify at his own trial, and the experience of being in solitary confinement. https://bit.ly/2Gl9K3h

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From left: Rajat Gupta, former MD, McKinsey; Shekhar Gupta, editor-in-chief, ThePrint; Jyoti Malhotra, editor, national & strategic affairs, ThePrint

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From left: Hemendra Kothari, chairman, DSP Blackrock, with Rajat Gupta

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From left: Farhat Jamal, former special advisor for special projects at Taj Hotels, Resorts & Palaces; Bachi Karkaria, columnist

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Gunit Chadha, founder, APAC, asked a question.

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The former McKinsey executive said there was no grand strategy behind his book, which simply seeks to tell his side of the story as he did not testify at his trial. Read the article

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Naheed Kareemji, lawyer, had a question to ask Gupta.

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“The last time I had an adverse situation was when I lost my parents. After that, for 40 years I lived a charmed life. But, there are a lot of wonderful lessons in that and I wanted to communicate that to the people,” Gupta told the audience.

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Rama Bijapurkar, brand strategist, participated in the discussion.

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From left: Suneet Maheshwari, founder & managing partner, Udvik Infrastructure Advisors LLP; Anuradha Maheshwari, partner, Lex Mantis

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From left: Vinay ahuja, senior managing partner, IIFL Wealth; Rajat Gupta; Jyoti Malhotra; Shekhar Gupta

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Rajat Gupta with ThePrint team

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From left: Maya Alagh, actor; Sunil Alagh, founder, SKA Advisors; A.N. Roy, former Mumbai police commissioner

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From left: Rajat Gupta; Anjali Raina, ED, Harvard Business School; Dr. Shailesh Raina, director of urology, Jaslok Hospital

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