Winning Stroke: Interview with Nithin Kamath, Founder & CEO Zerodha/Rainmatter

“It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.”


If not in the current Profession, you would be?

Sales/Marketing Professional

One tune you always hum.

Zindagi kaisi hai paheli

One book to read when you want to motivate yourself.

Market Wizards - Jack Schwager

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

Life's not about how hard of a hit you can give... It's about how many you can take, and still keep moving forward. - Rocky

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


An animal that signifies you & why?

Ox - I can keep going on and on. Both work and play. 

A Movie Character you most resemble or resonate with:

Choose one from each below:

Marvel or DC : DC

Batman or Superman: Batman

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?

Hrithik Roshan

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


One best decision you ever made.

Continuing to trade the markets after going bust. 

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

When not sure, the right decision is usually the hardest to take. 

Whose advise you seek when in dilemma?

No one 

What has been your biggest achievement?


One thing that you want to change in yourself.

To be able to stick to my diet and give more time for my personal interests. 

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

Money is a by-product. The more you chase the harder it gets. Do the right things and maybe she will come to you. 

Tags assigned to this article:
interviews CEO & Founder Zerodha


Around The World