Women in Print: Mira Mathew

By 08 Mar 2014

Mira Mathew is chief executive officer at Tashikka Expositions. She has 16 years of experience in the print industry. She is married and has two beautiful daughters, Natasha and Nishikka. Besides two pets, she loves reading and practising Bharatnatyam moves.

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Why did you get into printing?
I had always been fascinated with colours on paper and the mechanism of the printing process.
 
Who would play you in a movie about your life?
Kajol, for her individuality.
 
What is your dream bit of kit? 
The Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera.
 
What is your favourite film? 
Casablanca and Manichitrathazam (Malayalam).
 
What is your favourite TV programme?
Travel and Living, and music-dance reality programs.
 
Who do you admire most in the industry?
Vinay Dayal, director of Alois Gutenberg Machines.
 
What is your greatest ambition?
To own a publishing house.
 
Where would you like to be right now?
In Donald Trump’s shoes.
 
What’s your worst fashion disaster?
Wearing a saree for a war of DJ’s night.
 
Where would you go if you could time-travel?
My school days!
 
What was the best business deal that you’ve pulled off?
Putting up a successful Print-Pack exhibition in Kanpur in spite of all the political pressures.
 
Life is…
A magazine, you never know what’s on the next page.
 

(This Feature appeared in the 21 May 2010 PrintWeek India issue)


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