Winning Stroke: Interview with Gaurav Burman -VP & Country President -75F India

I, unfortunately, don’t have a mentor, so I listen to the next best thing - my inner voice


If not in the current Profession, You would be?

I thoroughly love what I do – wearing multiple hats and scaling new mountains each day. But if not this, then I probably would have taken up sports professionally, most likely be a cyclist.

One tune you always hum?

“500 miles away from home” by Bobby Bare

One Book to read when you want to motivate yourselves?

The Goal – Eliyahu Goldratt

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

‘I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse’  - Marlon Brando in Godfather

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


An animal that signifies you & why?

Horse probably.

Speed & power, delivered quietly.

A Movie Character you most resemble or resonate with?

Luke Skywalker

Choose one from each below :

a) Marvel or DC:Marvel

b) Batman or Superman:Batman

c) Tom or Jerry:Tom

d) 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?

Matt Damon – because he’s versatile & adaptable

Luck or Hard Work, What do you think weighs more in defining a successful Person?

Hard work

One best decision you ever made?

To be a nonconformist

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

Weigh up all the numbers & the weights & then for the last bit…take the leap!

Whose advise you seek when in dilemma?

I, unfortunately, don’t have a mentor, so I listen to the next best thing - my inner voice

What has been your biggest achievement?

Staying true to the values I imbibed.

One thing that you want to change in yourself?

Be better at time management

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

Being in love means never having to say sorry

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