Shamshir Rai Luthra: Author, inspirational speaker, broadcaster
Home is in: My heart is in Vrindavan!
School/college I attended: Deshbandhu
College and Delhi Public School, RK Puram
I earn my living by: Thinking clearly and talking rich!
The quality I desire in a woman: Faith
If I could rename myself, I would be: Sher Da Puttar!
The cause I care for: Treat your children and their mothers with respect!
My worst nightmare: Having to beg, borrow or steal
How I want to die: Not sulking in one corner or lying on a hospital bed.
My motto in life: Create hope
My Facebook friends at present: 27,000 (including fan pages)
One thing I can’t do without: My gold kada
Book I’m reading right now: The Bhagavad Gita
My biggest indulgence: I just love furniture!
I can’t stand: Whiners!
Beer or Wine? If it’s a matter of taste, then Cognac!
If not in India, I would live in: Grouse Mountain — The Peak of Vancouver in Canada
The food I can’t tolerate: Tindey ki sabzi
My wildest fantasy: To become the Grand Prix Champion!
My biggest misfortune would be: To have a beautiful house, but without my family in it.
A welfare activist, Shamshir Rai Luthra is one of the most popular names associated with radio. He now spreads the message of constructive thinking and good communication. He founded Talking Rich (2006), that teaches the art of good communication through speech-training classes and Ashirwachan (2010), that promotes the need for self-realisation and is India’s first online spiritual school. For more information, log on to, ashirvachan.org and talkingrich.org.