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Sachin Gokhale

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Sachin Gokhale is the Head of Business and Vice President at IndiaCast (Colors TV, MTV India and Rishtey Asia). Candid, witty and sharp; he was truly delightful to speak to.

  1. What was the last book you read?
    The last book I read was East West – a collection of short stories by Salman Rushdie
  2. When did you make your first million?
    When I was 32 years old!
  3. What does your mum call you?
    Sachu! I however, dislike being called that way
  4. What’s the lie you use most often?
    I am an honest person. The biggest lie would probably be ‘I’m in a meeting, I’ll call you back!’
  5. What was the first car you bought?
    My first car was Hyundai Santro back when I was in India
  6. Describe yourself in 1 word.
  7. When you say 5 minutes, how far away are you really?
    It would actually mean 15 mins away!
  8. Your pet peeve.
    My Indecisiveness is one of my biggest pet peeves
  9. Going out or staying in?
    It all depends on who I am with.
  10. What’s your worst habit?
    I would say my worst habit would be trying to please others and sometimes at the cost of my own happiness.
  11. If you were a superhero, you’d be?
  12. A song that you know from start to finish-
    Forever young – Bob Dylan
  13. Ever had long hair?
    Yes, I had a ponytail for a while when I was in college pursuing Engineering.
  14. Complete ‘once upon a time…’
    Once upon a time, in a faraway land, there lived a boy who made castles out of sand.
  15. Ever been thrown out of a club for bad behavior?
    Yes, for breaking a considerable number of wine glasses.
  16. Favorite comic?
    Calvin and Hobbes is my favourite comic!
  17. The one thing you will never give up no matter what-
    I would never give up on my drive to do more and be more in life
  18. Which concert would you drop everything to go for?
    That would definitely be Rogers Waters playing with Pink Floyd at the London O2 Arena
  19. Which film dialogue resonates the most with you?
    Hope is a Good thing, maybe the Best of Things, and no Good Thing ever Dies (The Shawshank Redemption)
  20. What/who is the most dialed number on your phone?
    I have to say that would be My Wife!