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Currently, Anand Mahindra is 65 years, 0 months and 27 days old. Anand Mahindra will celebrate 66rd birthday on a Saturday 1st of May 2021. Below we countdown to Anand Mahindra upcoming birthday.
Anand Mahindra’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.
Anand Mahindra was born in the Year of the Goat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Goat enjoy being alone in their thoughts. They’re creative, thinkers, wanderers, unorganized, high-strung and insecure, and can be anxiety-ridden. They need lots of love, support and reassurance. Appearance is important too. Compatible with Pig or Rabbit.
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Anand Mahindra was born on 1 May 1955 in Mumbai, India to the late industrialist Harish Mahindra and Indira Mahindra. Anand has 2 sisters; Anuja Sharma and Radhika Nath. He completed his early schooling from Lawrence School, Lovedale and then went on to study film making and architecture from Harvard University where he graduated Magna cum Laude (High Honors) in the year 1977. In 1981, he completed his MBA from the Harvard Business School
In 1981, Anand joined Mahindra Ugine Steel Company Ltd (MUSCO) as an Executive Assistant to the Finance Director.
In 1989 he was appointed as President and Deputy managing Director of the MUSCO. he initiated the Mahindra Group's diversification into the new Business areas of real estate development and hospitality management.
On 4 April 1991, he took the role of Deputy managing Director of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., a Producer of off-road vehicles and agricultural tractors in India. In April 1997, Anand was appointed as the Managing Director and then in 2001 as the Vice Chairman of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
He is an alumnus of Lawrence School, Lovedale, Cornell University and Harvard Business School. In 1996, he established Nanhi Kali, a non-government organisation that supports education for underprivileged girls in India.
Anand has a keen interest in film making, a subject he pursued as an undergraduate at Harvard. He is a keen Photographer with a strong interest in films. He also enjoys listening to the blues and has set up Mahindra Blues Festival held annually in Mumbai since 2011.
In August 2012, he took on the role of chairman of the board and managing Director of the Mahindra Group from his uncle, Keshub Mahindra.
Anand Mahindra has been tagged as the face of Indian capitalism by The Economist. Forbes India Magazine has recognised him as their 'Entrepreneur of the Year' for the year 2013.
Anand, along with Mukesh Ambani and Mahesh Samat, was the co-founder EPIC, an Indian television channel in 2014 that showcases Hindi content. In 2016, he became the sole owner after both the co-founders sold their stakes to Mahindra.
He is the Chairman of the India Advisory Council at the Lincoln Center, New York. In January 2015, he was appointed on a four-year team as a Trustee of The Natural History Museum of London.
In November 2016, Anand was re-designated as Executive Chairman of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd and continued to be the Chairman of Mahindra Group.
He is the founder of project Nanhi Kali which aims to provide primary education to underprivileged girls in India. As of September 2017, the project has supported 130,000 underprivileged girls.
Anand was featured in Fortune Magazine’s list of The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders in 2014 and in the list of the top 25 most powerful Business people in Asia in 2011. He was the World Economic Forum co-chairman in 2009. He was one of the contributors for the book 'Reimagining India' published by Mckinsey & Company.