Entrepreneur Anupam Mittal became a household name ever since he starred in Shark Tank India as a judge. With his heart-winning smile and down-to-earth personality, he gained a lot of fan base. Having a strong social media presence, he recently took to his official handle to announce the death of his father Gopal Krishna Mittal.
The founder and CEO of People Group, took to his Instagram stories and shared a throwback black-and-white picture with his entire family. Re-sharing the story posted by his wife Aanchal Kumar, the founder of Shaadi.com wrote in the caption, “Shine on Us Daddy (white heart emoji).” His friends and co-judges were quick to take to their official handles to condole Anupam and his family’s loss. ALSO READ: Shark Tank India’s Anupam Mittal Undergoes SURGERY, Shares PIC From Hospital Bed; Says 'Manzil Jab Aur Dur Ho Jaaye, Fight Harder'
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During one of the Shark Tank India episodes, in season 2, Mittal had recalled how because of his father, he had decided to become an entrepreneur. Recalling an endearing memory he shared with his father, he revealed that his father was into an heirloom business when he was young. He would hold his father’s hand and observe him work. He had added, “I used to hold his finger and see the looms. He was in textiles. The thought of becoming an entrepreneur was seeded in me back then.”
Talking about the show, it is an Indian franchise of the American show of the same name, where known entrepreneurs listen to different business ideas and decide whether or not they want to invest in those ideas. This season sees Anupam Mittal (Founder and CEO of Shaadi.com), Aman Gupta (Co-Founder and CMO of boat), Namita Thapar (Executive Director of Emcure Pharmaceuticals), Vineeta Singh (Co-Founder and CEO of Sugar Cosmetics), Peyush Bansal (Founder & CEO of Lenskart.com) and Amit Jain (Co-Founder of CarDekho) as the sharks.
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