Prof Parimal Merchant is a Director in the SP Jain Institute of Management, one of the most sought-after sanctuaries for getting entry into the coveted world of MBA’s. That the Mumbai based institute has campuses in Dubai, Singapore and Sydney being vindication enough of its stature and popularity among student fraternity. However, is it not the association with the institution alone that makes Parimal Merchant who he is – for, he is an expert on the many facets of family businesses, having dedicated his life’s work to unravelling the mysteries behind the working of this unique form of business organisation.
“Dhadak” literally means a throb, as in the way the heart throbs. Dhadak – the movie, that is slated to release on July 20th, 2018, is also about the throbbing of hearts, of a teen-age first love, torn between society, family and the usual stuff. The real throb, as in a heart-throb, in Dhadak, is however, Janhvi Kapoor – daughter of Bonny Kapoor and the late Sri Devi, scion of the Cousin-Kapoors of Bollywood.