Guest Info

Vijay Patel is an Indian-English businessman and a leading entrepreneur in the UK and globally. He is also a Global Indian. A regular feature in the UK Rich list, he and his brother are strong supporters of the Global Indian Series.

About the Show

In the first part of a profoundly moving episode, Chief Explorer Rajan Nazran takes us on a journey into the life of an individual of Indian descent in the United Kingdom. This extraordinary 2-part podcast unveils a remarkable conversation with Vijay Patel OBE, a philanthropist whose life has been shaped by an incredible story.

Immerse yourself in the powerful tale of Vijay’s mother, a source of unwavering strength and love who dedicated herself to helping others despite facing tremendous hardships. Her inspiring journey is a testament to the profound impact of our actions. It challenges us to reflect on our roles as custodians of society and the boundless potential we possess to achieve greatness.

Vijay’s family’s financial struggles as immigrants in Kenya are emphasised, underscoring the resilience and determination that carried them through. Through his explorations and travels, he absorbed the richness of Indian culture by connecting with individuals of Indian heritage in diverse nations, painting a vivid tapestry of their experiences.

As the conversation draws to a close, Vijay shares his incredible business growth story. What started as a modest £6,000 loan blossomed into exponential triple-digit figures, a testament to his tenacity and vision. Throughout it all, family values shine through, fostering harmonious relationships that extend into every aspect of life.

Join us on this enthralling podcast journey, where the power of personal stories and the strength of family values intertwine to inspire, uplift, and ignite a sense of purpose within us all. Tune in now and be part of this transformative exploration into the human experience.

Produced by Global Indian Series for the Global Indian Network.
Script by Rajan Nazran
original idea: Rajan Nazran

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