Winning Stroke: Interview With JP Shukla, Co-Founder & CEO, 1-India Family Mart

"Someone very close to me once said “you should work for corporate” and I said I'll create one."


If not in the current profession, you would be?

Would be a food journalist, writing columns about the delicacies in the hidden cities of India.

One tune you always hum?

"Tumko Dekha To Yeh Khayal Aaya", by Jagjeet Singh.

One book to read when you want to motivate yourself?

Made in America: Sam Walton

One dialogue of a movie that motivates you or you like the most?

“Hum jahan se khade hote hain line wahan se shuru hoti hai.”

The place you never been to and always want to go?


An animal that signifies you & why?

I find a close resemblance to a horse, higher, further faster.

A Movie Character you most resemble or resonate with:

Marvel or DC: Marvel, hands down.
Batman or Superman: Batman.
Tom or Jerry: Both.
Chacha Chaudhary or Super Commando Dhruv: Chacha Chaudhary

If your life was to be turned into a movie who would you like to play your part?

Ajay Devgan.

Luck or Hard Work, what do you think weighs more in defining a successful person?

Both at given times.

One best decision you ever made?

Starting My own Corporate.

A strategy that you always use to take your decisions in Personal or Professional life?

When complex situations arise, I let time run its course.

Whose advice do you seek when in a dilemma?

An unnamed friend of mine.

What has been your biggest achievement?

Reaching the 100 Cr Topline.

One thing that you want to change in yourself?

Really want to react fast  

A line said by your close one that you never forget?

Someone very close to me once said “you should work for corporate” and I said I'll create one.

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