Ashok Thakeria, born in Tanzania (East Africa), graduated in the field of commerce, from the Bombay university. After sharpening his business skills at his family business of merchant exports, Ashok realized he was merely accentuating the business opportunities of an already established business, and as he set out to creatively and effectively utilise his business acumen, in a green field business venture, he met Indra Kumar. Their friendship, which began as neighbours in 1972, transformed into professional partnership.
Ashok and Indra Kumar launched their film production company, "Maruti International", in 1983. Although Ashok had no background of the film industry, his creative urge drew him to the world of films. This creative urge had been fuelled by his frequent ...» read full biography