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  • 10 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Hindi; learning French
  • 85, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Textile Design/ Art History/ Art
  • Bachelors in Finance
  • No hometown listed
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About Me


To connect with interesting & creative people around the world!


I value culture and enjoy meeting people who have carved an individual niche for themselves in the world. I travel around trying to enrich myself culturally and am passionate about woven silk textiles which were worn by nobility and used to decorate the lavish royal courts of the Orient & Europe. Apart from textiles, i also enjoy museums as long as they have lavish and extravagant art works- artifacts, paintings, sculptures etc.

I lived in the US for many years- first for college and a few years of work in Financial services and returned to India in 2010. I dont work a job anymore, and only spend time pursuing my passions which hopefully will lead to a business at some point- perhaps after several more trips of research and study to France & Italy, and a graduate school education (again in Business) that i hope for - soon at least!

I dont believe in nationality or excessive patriotism though and think excessive pride is self destructive- but i make exceptions to this belief too sometimes! :)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I cant host these days as im living with parents but would be happy to meet, show you around & hang out. I live in a nice area of Mumbai and will be happy to show you this area and other places based on your interests.


I have met some very interesting people from Couchsurfing before though i have not written a reference for everyone that i have met!


The Arts- Textile Design & all things extravagant.

  • arts
  • culture
  • design
  • education
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • business
  • teaching
  • entrepreneurship

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Few things!

Countries I’ve Visited

China, France, Iran, Italy, Kuwait, Nepal, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

India, United States

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