DYNAMIC AS ALWAYS
Car India|October 2020
Serial entrepreneur and a socialite, Nikhiel Kumar loves to take challenges and never shies away from trying out something completely new and unique, pretty much like Hyundai Venue’s intelligent manual transmission
Ruhi Singh

ONE JUST NEEDS TO BE OPTIMISTIC IN LIFE AND not let the roadblocks bog you down. I never let my competition be a dampener to the way I want to run my companies, as I believe the biggest competition one should consider is themselves. and if you are even one bit better than what you were yesterday, you will always be a winner in your own right,’ says Nikhil who wants to become a philanthropist down the line by helping out the needy and also possibly sharing his wisdom and experience with the next generation, perhaps in a book. these inspiring words hold true even of the Hyundai Venue, which, with the IMT, has made driving manual transmissions so much more convenient and better than before.

A double degree in electronics and computer engineering from the university of Nottingham, uK, and working with various global and international brands not only gave Nikhiel a world-class exposure to different cultures and customs but helped him gain a perspective on and insight into how different businesses work. our young millennial loves to dabble in a variety of things, being a people’s person and an individual full of zest. Nikhiel entered the world of public relations with storytellers, a boutique public relations, marketing, and events agency that has been successfully handling numerous luxury, fashion, hospitality, entertainment, political, automobile, interior, and lifestyle clients for the past 15 years.

‘With things on auto mode with storytellers and to satiate the creative bug inside me, it was time to channel some of my inventiveness elsewhere. after much thought and research and looking at the market demand and being a big time foodie, i started a cloud kitchen, shake it off, having an assortment of italian and continental delicacies, the speciality being over 50 different types of thick shakes catering to all types of palates and age-groups. i am also the editor at large india for a spanish magazine, Vanitas, that helps me vent some of my creative energy,’ says Nikhiel.

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