Sudhir Choudhrie is a 71-year Indian businessman and philanthropist who has dedicated his time to improving healthcare, hospitality, and aviation. He is the vice-chairman of Alpha G: Corp Development Pvt Ltd. Sudhir attended the University of Delhi, obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Economics, from where he joined his grandfather in the real estate business in Delhi. His hard work and dedication enabled him to open his own business of reselling U.K. televisions in India, specifically to the Indian government. The business expanded across the country, and he introduced consumer goods and farming tools.
Sudhir Choudhrie started an exportation company called Magnum Trading Company Ltd in 1975. He aimed to explore the country’s rising export market. Besides, Sudhir Choudhrie ventured into the tourism and aviation sector with Taj Hotels and Resorts, helping it become India’s largest budget airline for five years.
Sudhir Choudhrie suffered two heart attacks while growing up, which deteriorated his health conditions and forced him to have a heart transplant. He had various genetic testing processes to evaluate whether his gene composition could lead to premature cardiac failures. His search for a compatible donor started, and in 1999, a twenty-year-old from the United States satisfied all expectations. At the time of his donation, Sudhir was only expected to live a little longer if no donation was possible. Sudhir underwent a successful surgery, which Dr. Mehmet Oz conducted in New York City. After surgery, he attended therapy sessions, which helped him embrace a positive attitude, enabling him to recover fully and more
Sudhir Choudhrie is among the longest-living human being in the world after having a heart transplant. The surgery made him have positive energy, touching the lives of organ donors and recipients. In 2010, Sudhir and his family started an organization that encourages people to become organ donors to needy patients.