Nikhil Kamath, the renowned serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Zerodha, made a heartwarming announcement that has left the audience in awe. Alongside Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, the founder of Biocon, Kamath pledged to donate a whopping Rs 50 lakhs towards charity.For those who may not be familiar with Nikhil Kamath, he is the host of a highly popular podcast called WTF is. On this podcast, he engages in conversations with experts from various industries, discussing topics of current relevance.
Some of the notable guests on WTF is include Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty, Mukesh Bhansal, the CEO of the fitness platform Cult.fit, and Kishore Biyani, the CEO of the Future Group. And in the seventh episode of the podcast, Kamath had the privilege of hosting Kiran Mazumdar Shaw. During their conversation, Mazumdar Shaw shared her inspiring journey of establishing a successful biotech company, Biocon Limited, and the challenges she faced along the way.
But what truly caught everyone’s attention was the philanthropic initiative announced by Kamath. In a move that exemplifies their commitment to making a difference, Kamath and Mazumdar Shaw decided that each episode of WTF is would contribute a certain amount towards a charity. Furthermore, the total donation would be a combined effort from both Kamath and his guest on the podcast. This collaborative approach not only demonstrates their shared values but also encourages a sense of community involvement.