From: As told to Irene Saha
Akshay Gupta lists out his favourite books, films and music
Posted On Friday, April 29, 2011
Akshay Gupta feels that Aamir Khan was simply outstanding in 3 Idiots...
Good to Great by Jim Collins: This management book describes companies transition from being average to great and how they sustain that success
If God was a Banker by Ravi Subramanian: This book depicts the dark side of the banking industry
Two States by Chetan Bhagat: I was intrigued by the autobiographical nature of the book.
Competing For The Future by CK Prahalad and Gary Hamel: This is a nice one about how the CEOs and leaders can get stuck in day to day business and how strategizing can be long lasting
A Better India, A Better World by Narayana Murthy: Built on Murthy's lectures delivered around the world, it is a manifesto for the youth, the architects of the future. It tells how compassionate capitalism can develop India, and the business environment.
Masoom: I can watch this movie anytime of the day, week or year, I simply love it
The Godfather: This is probably the best underworld movie I have seen in my life
3 Idiots: The way Aamir Khan enacted the part and the manner in which the movie was made were simply outstanding
Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro: This was the best humorous movie made out of nothing, can watch it any number of times
Tom Cruise: I like all his movies. In fact, his movie A Few Good Men is an underrated classic
Jagjit Singh's Wo kaagaz ki kashti has beautiful lyrics
Pankaj Udhas' Chithi aayi hain has got much accolades and deserves every bit of it
Bhupinder Singh's Kabhi kisi ko mukammal jahan nahin milta is a very meaningful song
Masoom film's Tujhse naaraaz nahin zindagi haunts me every time I listen to it....
Celine Dion's My Heart Will Go On is a simple, touching song.
Gupta is MD and CEO, Peerless MF
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