25 Inspirational Quotes By Vijay Mallaya The Poster Boy Of Flamboyance And Lavishness.

Vijay Mallya is a Indian businessman who owns the Kingfihser beer and Kingfisher Airlines. Known for his flamboyant lifestyle, Mallaya has recently come to limelight for defaulting on an amount Rs 9,000 crore to 17 banks. Here are a few titbits from the life of the business magnate.

1. Mallya has always been associated with lavishness; however what not many know is that he is a deeply religious person. Every flight acquired by the Kingfisher Airlines was made to visit the shrine of Tirupati before it made its maiden journey.

2. Mallaya grew up in the City of Joy and attended the Le Martinere where he was the House Captain. Known for his competitive streak since his early days Mallaya fought tooth and nail to clinch the 'Best Student Award.' However he was defeated by another student named Rafiq Zakaria.

3. The King of Good Times loves coastal cuisine and gorges on delicacies like 'Kane rava,' and 'Kori gasi.' He is also known to have a sweet tooth for 'Mishti Doi.'

4. He is a workaholic and those who know him personally say they have never seen the business mogul take a day off. Whether he is at parties or in his swanky house he is always working.

5. Mallaya's penchant for brands and technology is evident but he does not hesitate to pick stuff from flea markets too.

I'm a person who promotes the concept of accountability to a great extent, and I've spoken in the Parliament and reinforced the need for accountability. 

- Vijay Mallya

Our culture in India is not a culture where we grudge each other. 

- Vijay Mallya

Whenever I do something, it is rooted in the Indian opportunity. 

- Vijay Mallya

Challenge is something you need to move on and not to be afraid of

- Vijay Mallya

I live the way I want to live, and I don't comment on the way that other people live. 

- Vijay Mallya

Banks are there to support businesses that have justifiable needs. 

- Vijay Mallya

I don't like to leave anything unfinished on my desk before I travel. 

- Vijay Mallya

I run my own world, because I very firmly believe that my destiny, my future is in my hands and I don't want to blame anybody else for the path that I take. 

- Vijay Mallya

Rather than spend millions getting film stars, I am quite happy to be brand ambassador myself. 

- Vijay Mallya

It's not quite right to be sitting outside India and to be judging what is happening in India. 

- Vijay Mallya

I am pretty tough as a boss. 

- Vijay Mallya

One of India's biggest advantages is our young demographic and that we have a youthful population that is indeed our future. 

- Vijay Mallya

I do not believe in hypocrisy.

- Vijay Mallya

I spend my own money, not other people's money. 

- Vijay Mallya

I live life what I consider to be normal. 

- Vijay Mallya

I think it is better when people with their own businesses and means of income join politics as there is some degree of honesty and integrity. 

- Vijay Mallya

I'm not a T.G.I.F. guy. I get off a plane at 2 o'clock in the morning and I'm looking for my secretary because I want to know what's going on. 

- Vijay Mallya

I think that the poorest of the poor... look up to wealthy and successful Indians with some degree of respect and pride. 

- Vijay Mallya

I work hard and I play hard, too. There is nothing wrong with that. 

- Vijay Mallya

Any serious airline has to look at a worldwide network. 

- Vijay Mallya

If you want India to lower tariffs and facilitate more free trade, then I think Indian producers also have a right to enter the European market. 

- Vijay Mallya

If you work for a team, you have a different view, if you own a team you have a radically different view

- Vijay Mallya

I am an honest, straight guy. 

- Vijay Mallya

Life is full of ups and downs. Failures are an inevitable part of our life. Don't let them get you down

- Vijay Mallya

They take pride in the success of fellow Indians as well

- Vijay Mallya

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