Sudhir Choudhrie is a renowned entrepreneur due to his magnificent impact on some of the prominent companies in the world. He has successfully steered the growth of companies like Air Deccan which is an Indian airline and the TAJ Hotel Group. The proceeds from his thriving business career are channeled towards helping people with heart conditions. His trait of giving back to society was sparked after he underwent a successful heart transplant. Globally he is recognized as one of the few people that have survived after going through the delicate and intense surgery. Sudhir Choudhrie heart condition was diagnosed when he was a small kid. His mother sought to obtain an insurance policy for him. After a vigorous checkup and diagnosis, the doctor concluded that Sudhir Choudhrie suffered from a rare heart condition. The doctor asserted that one of his valves in the heart was leaking thus making his heart skip beats numerously. In the year 1996, the leaking valve had done extensive damage to his heart resulting in 2 heart failures in 3 years. Three years later, both sides of his heart had failed to pose an extreme danger to his lungs. The pressure in his lungs was significantly high while the one in the body was equally low, a rare but dangerous combination and more
Sudhir Choudhrie was a few hours to his death when got a heart donor. He successfully underwent heart transplant surgery at the Columbia Medical Centre. 20 years later, he gives insights and hopes to people battling heart diseases. He is also involved in supporting the Department of Surgery in the Columbia Medical Centre. Recently, he donated close to over 2.5 million dollars to the hospital. Other than raising funds for the hospital, Sudhir and his two sons sit on the advisory board of the prestigious hospital.