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Old 4th October 2005, 17:46   #16
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how do you think he stays rich?
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Old 4th October 2005, 18:19   #17
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He also was arguiuing with a Cabbie for the fare once!
Whats wrong with it - maybe the cabbie was overcharging? Your money is not different from my money which is not different from Azim Premji's money. The fact that you earn more does not mean you can be taken for a ride...okay, wrong metaphor - cant be taken for a ride at the wrong price, maybe?
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Whats wrong with it - maybe the cabbie was overcharging? Your money is not different from my money which is not different from Azim Premji's money. The fact that you earn more does not mean you can be taken for a ride...okay, wrong metaphor - cant be taken for a ride at the wrong price, maybe?
agree with you Steeroid

its Azim Premji's money, he has worked hard for it why should he give away 1 -2 rupees "just like that"?
infact he has every right to argue

its not being cheap but its called as respecting value of money, keeping your feet on ground

@Steeroid: did you checked avenger thread
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agree with you Steeroid

its Azim Premji's money, he has worked hard for it why should he give away 1 -2 rupees "just like that"?
infact he has every right to argue

its not being cheap but its called as respecting value of money, keeping your feet on ground
I wonder what Aseem(not Azim ) has to say about it being 'justified for the cabbie to cheat Azim' haha.. juss having some fun on the forum...hope its taken in the right spirit buddy ;-)..sorry for going off topic....Azim premji is a remarkable person..its hard to stay so down to earth when u r the richest man in the country... he used an ford escort when he was at his peak and still doest travel business class in an airplane. There are several articles written abt his charity work and stuff... but i belive his son is leading the good life ... i heard he used to study in Boston too and had some swanky car here.
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I wonder what Aseem(not Azim ) has to say about it being 'justified for the cabbie to cheat Azim' haha.. juss having some fun on the forum...hope its taken in the right spirit buddy ;-)..sorry for going off topic....Azim premji is a remarkable person..its hard to stay so down to earth when u r the richest man in the country... he used an ford escort when he was at his peak and still doest travel business class in an airplane. There are several articles written abt his charity work and stuff... but i belive his son is leading the good life ... i heard he used to study in Boston too and had some swanky car here.

the article posted in reply#2 ad this link http://cities.expressindia.com/fulls...?newsid=151260
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hi all

thanx for response.
pls don't take diversion guys.

thanx . . .BOB
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guys no one has given the reply of the original question!!!
here is one for you bob..


for shooting ----------- a big van like an MB100/140 or a DC spoiled mini van
for business meet---- probably a Merc S, Caddilac or celebs favourate Lexus.
for night out ---------- a coupe like audi TT
for family--------------- a Honda Accord
Ladies------------------ City(old one)
Friends----------------- Skoda Octavia
For fun------------------ Lotus Espirit/ Porsche
Outstation-------------- Toyota Landcriuser/Range Rover

its my opinion only!!!
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for shooting : toyota prado

for business meet : Merc s class/cls/audi a8/lexus LS430

for night out : definately merc slk 350 / porche carrera s/audi tt and also ferrari modena

when they are with family : maruti swift lol relax just kidding hyndai sonata embera/ honda accord/ opel vectra/toyota camry/ and also ford mondeo and yes how can i forget skoda superbe

ladies in the family : honda city gx/sonata/toyota corolla/skoda octivia l&k

with friends : merc s class/beemer 5 or 6 series/audi a8/toyota camry/Range rover/Lexus LS430/porche cayanne

for fun & recreation : merc sl 500/slk 350/hummer H2/porche carrera s/toyota celica/totyta supra/mitsubishi lancer evo modded nothing great coming in mind actually

for going outstation which car or suv they use : porche cayanne definatly it looks royal and also range rover / toyota prado/mitsubishi montero

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As far as i know he had a Lancer before! He also was arguiuing with a Cabbie for the fare once!
Also heard that he loves roadside eatables. We all do, don't we?

BTW, his younger son used to work in the same place I used to some 4 years back and he used to drive a Honda city to work. Later moved on to an Indica... Reason ??? Can't tell....

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The Ordinary Cars of India’s Extraordinarily Rich…
Thursday, June 25, 2015

by CarToq Editor
Snapshot – India’s richie richs are driven about in some very opulent cars indeed. From Rolls Royces and Ferraris, to Lamborghinis and Bentleys, there is no dearth of automotive eye candy with the super rich and super famous folks in India. On the other side of the coin though are these men, who don’t find their extraordinary wealths compelling enough to be flaunted. Instead, they prefer to stay low key, concentrating on other things. Here are the ordinary cars of India’s five extraordinarily rich and famous men.

Rajnikanth’s Toyota Innova

South Indian megastar Rajnikanth may earn even more than Hollywood A-Lister Tom Cruise, but when it comes to his lifestyle, austerity is the name of the game. The man, who’s known to be a monk with the grease paint off, prefers to funnel his wealth into charity instead of splurging on luxurious cars. Perhaps India’s most ascetic movie stars, Rajnikanth even politely turned down Shahrukh Khan’s gift of a BMW 7-Series. So, what does this man drive, or rather be driven in. The ubiquitous but very comfortable and bomb-proof reliable Toyota Innova. He also happens to own a Honda Civic, a Chevrolet Tavera and his old Fiat 1100.

N.R. Narayana Murthy’s Skoda Laura

An IT czar who is one among his many contemporaries who put India on the world’s information technology map, N.R. Narayana Murthy is another frugal operator who believes in simple living and high thinking. While rumours have it that Narayana Murthy doesn’t know how to drive yet, the man’s seen in the back seat of a Skoda Laura, which is his daily drive machine. The Laura is the second generation Octavia that’s now no longer sold here. A Mahindra Scorpio SUV is another vehicle that Narayana Murthy owns, and has been spotted in. Now, these aren’t exactly the vehicles that billonaires usually are seen in.

Azim Premji’s Pre-Owned Mercedes Benz E-Class

One of India’s richest man who is also one of the biggest philanthropists in the country, Wipro’s Azim Premji used to be driven about in a Toyota Corolla, yes that super reliable sedan that’s as inconspicuous as the pothole on Indian roads. Now, what did the top man at Wipro upgrade to? A pre-owned Mercedes Benz E-Class. Yes, you read that right. One of India’s richest men gets chauffeured in a pre-owned E-Class, teaching all of us the importance of money management. Remember, a car is a depreciating asset and taking pre-owned cat route means that the first owner takes the bigger depreciation hit. That’s the art of the lateral upgrading right there.

Anand Mahindra’s Mahindra Scorpio

A billionaire whose companies make everything from airplanes to electric cars, Anand Mahindra can easily afford a fleet of exotic automobiles that would be the fantasy of every petrol head in the world. But the man’s got keen marketing sense and that means Mahindra’s SUVs are what he’s regularly seen in. And he’s very active on Twitter promoting everything the Mahindra conglomerate makes. While he owned the Mahindra Bolero Invader a few years ago, Anand Mahindra’s current ride is a Scorpio. Talk about putting money where your mouth is. His wife Anuradha is said to have an XUV500 crossover.

Nandan Nilekani’s Toyota Innova

Another IT billionaire who made his money at Infosys, Nandan Nilekani isn’t fond of the good life. He instead aims to solves real time problems, which led him to quit corporate life and set up the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), a government body that took on the challenge of issuing the Aadhar number to every Indian in this country. The Aadhar number is India’s own version of the United States’ social security number. Nandan Nilekani is seen in his Toyota Innova MPV, and has another Toyota in his garage, in the form of the Camry luxury sedan. Nandan’s wife Rohini is heavily involved in philanthrophic activities through the Arghyam Foundation.


to see their pictures , please click on the link:- http://www.cartoq.com/the-ordinary-c...dinarily-rich/
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