Winning Stroke: Interview with Mr. Maulik Desai, Head, Crossword Bookstores.

"Hard work definitely pays but along with the Luck; outcome is more fascinating."


If not in the current Profession, you would be?

A teacher, would love to contribute towards shaping the future of our country’s future.

One tune you always hum?

‘Khaabon ke Parinday’ from Zindagi na Milegi dobara is my all time favorite

One Book to read when you want to motivate yourselves?

Secret’s law of attraction helps me combat the negativity & look forward to a better future.

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

‘Kitni shiddat se tumhe paane ki koshish ki hai.. Ki har zarre ne mujhe tumse milane ki saazish ki hai.. Kehte hain agar kisi cheez ko agar dil se chaho to saari kayanath tumhe usse milane’ – Om shanti Om

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

Eastern India for its Natural vistas & landscapes.

An animal that signifies you & why?

Possibly the cheeta’s speed.

A Movie Character you most resemble or resonate with?

Any character who does not conform to norms.

Choose one from each below:

* Marvel or DC - Marvel

* Batman or Superman – Superman

* Tom or Jerry – Jerry

* 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?

Abhay Deol is among my favourite artists and it will be a pleasure to watch him play me.

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

Hard work definitely pays but along with the Luck; outcome is more fascinating.

One best decision you ever made?

Marrying my best friend.

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

Respond; do not react.

Whose advise you seek when in dilemma?

My better half is always at the rescue.

What has been your biggest achievement?


One thing that you want to change in yourself?

Gauging the world better rather than trusting them and giving them an opportunity to prove you wrong.

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

‘Be the change you wish to see in the world’

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