Dhruv Munjal

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Is The Crown Fact or Fiction?

Is The Crown Fact or Fiction?

Rediff.com9 Feb 2021

For the current generation, enchanted by the monarchy but unaware of its past, The Crown may well perform the role of a history textbook, notes Dhruv Munjal.

Rishabh Pant: Next poster boy of Indian cricket

Rishabh Pant: Next poster boy of Indian cricket

Rediff.com3 Feb 2021

'He just has to keep performing, and mustn't let this go to his head.'

Rise of Cars24, India's latest unicorn

Rise of Cars24, India's latest unicorn

Rediff.com6 Dec 2020

Co-founders of India's latest unicorn expected Covid-19 to be a speed breaker; instead it accelerated sales. Cars24 now enjoys more than 90 per cent market share among all other similar online transaction platforms. Dhruv Munjal traces the birth of this used-cars platform.

Why Mumbai Indians is the brand to bet on

Why Mumbai Indians is the brand to bet on

Rediff.com20 Nov 2020

Much of this has been made possible by the owners's insistence on building a team, rather than banking on a collection of talented individuals not necessarily suited to play alongside one another.

Ravi Shastri turns entrepreneur

Ravi Shastri turns entrepreneur

Rediff.com13 Nov 2020

23 Yards will include body wash, beard oil, shaving gel, deodorant and sanitizer.

Interested in stocks? Watch Scam 1992!

Interested in stocks? Watch Scam 1992!

Rediff.com22 Oct 2020

The insatiable greed for money and power is too large, too repugnant to thwart. And no one epitomised that better than Harshad Mehta, notes Dhruv Munjal.

Bad Boy Billionaires Review

Bad Boy Billionaires Review

Rediff.com17 Oct 2020

The Bad Boy Billionaires series has a lot in common: The three billionaires' hefty ambition, dangerous arrogance and untrammeled power, observes Dhruv Munjal.

For Harley-Davidson, Indian roads were always bumpy

For Harley-Davidson, Indian roads were always bumpy

Rediff.com13 Oct 2020

From being exorbitantly priced to facing stiff competition, Harley was always going to find it tough to crack a market like India, says Dhruv Munjal.

Cricket's lost chance

Cricket's lost chance

Rediff.com6 Sep 2020

Given the relative paucity of cricket this year, Test cricket has emerged as a healer for deprived fans, notes Dhruv Munjal.

Bhutanese beer crosses the Himalayas into India

Bhutanese beer crosses the Himalayas into India

Rediff.com30 Aug 2020

Bhutanese brewery Serbhum is behind Kati Patang, a beer sold by Delhi-based Empyrean Spirits. Launched in Zesty Amber and Snappy Wheat variants in 2018, Kati Patang prides itself on being "brewed with the happiest water on earth".

Brand Dhoni remains unbeatable despite slow fadeout

Brand Dhoni remains unbeatable despite slow fadeout

Rediff.com25 Aug 2020

Dhoni presently endorses a healthy 25 brands, and found himself in fifth place on the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list last year, with earnings worth almost Rs 136 crore. How much of that is set to change, given that Dhoni has chosen to call time on his international career?

The English Game: Football version of Downton Abbey

The English Game: Football version of Downton Abbey

Rediff.com16 May 2020

'The English Game could have been truly great -- a precious glimpse into how the game went from being played by just the rich to one being eventually dominated by the masses,' observes Dhruv Munjal.

Why you should watch The Test

Why you should watch The Test

Rediff.com10 May 2020

'If there were ever a PR exercise to fix the seemingly irreparable image of Australian cricket in the aftermath of the most notorious on-field scandal in recent memory, then this is it,' observes Dhruv Munjal.

Remember these sporting moments?

Remember these sporting moments?

Rediff.com10 Apr 2020

As we sit at home and miss live action, the wondrous phenomenon of sport has delivered so many past glories that we will probably never run out of things to see, recalls Dhruv Munjal.

Saluting Sport in the times of COVID-19

Saluting Sport in the times of COVID-19

Rediff.com3 Apr 2020

'Revisit old footage, perhaps: Your favourite Messi goal, your most memorable Tendulkar century, your dearest Manchester United comeback.' 'Only then will we be able to grasp the lost meaning of why we watch sport, why we love it so much,' notes Dhruv Munjal.

Heroes are supposed to be immortal

Heroes are supposed to be immortal

Rediff.com19 Feb 2020

'I'm tempted to say that he's in a better place now, but I'm quite sure he's not.' 'There was no better place for him than the basketball court, and now he'll never set foot on one again. Because he's gone,' says Dhruv Munjal.

Manchester United: What A Mess!

Manchester United: What A Mess!

Rediff.com6 Feb 2020

'Pure, unadulterated football joy has been in short supply for United fans for a long time now,' complains Dhruv Munjal.

Bobby Fischer, the greatest chess player ever

Bobby Fischer, the greatest chess player ever

Rediff.com3 Feb 2020

He possessed an IQ of 180, higher than Albert Einstein's, but his life and career took unexpectedly bizarre routes. Dhruv Munjal salutes the strange genius of Bobby Fischer.

Have you drunk these new Indian beers?

Have you drunk these new Indian beers?

Rediff.com18 Jan 2020

These new Indian beers demonstrate that 'strong' needn't be unsubtle.

Is Virat Kohli the Greatest Of All Time?

Is Virat Kohli the Greatest Of All Time?

Rediff.com16 Jan 2020

He finished the decade with 20,960 international runs -- 5,775 more than anybody else -- and 69 hundreds -- 22 more than anybody else. This is a player performing at an extraordinarily high all-format level unseen in the history of cricket.

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