Sudhir Choudhrie Second Chance to Life
When you think or hear of inspiring stories, one of the stories at the top of your list is Sudhir Choudhrie’s story. He was born and raised in India and was diagnosed with a rare heart condition that made his heart skip beats at eight years. This condition meant that he could die at any time, exposing him to so many diseases. Sudhir Choudhrie, however, didn’t let this condition deter him. Sudhir Choudhrie founded Magnum Trading Company Ltd and became a non-executive director at Ebookers PLC, among many other business ventures. He is today known as a great businessman and entrepreneur worth more than two billion dollars.
Sudhir Choudhrie suffered two heart attacks between the years 1995 and 2003, and his health deteriorated significantly. It was discovered during his hospital stay that he had the titin gene mutation that is linked to heart failure. It was required that he went in for a heart transplant. Luckily, he was able to find a compatible donor who was a 20-year-old man who had died of an accident. The surgery was performed at the Columbia University Medical Center in New York by Dr. Mehmet Oz.
Sudhir Choudhrie is among the most extended surviving heart transplant recipients, having lived 22 years and counting. As a way of giving back to society, Sudhir Choudhrie and his family founded the Choudhrie Family Foundation in 2010 to help encourage people and impact the lives of organ donors and recipients. He has donated to the Green Templeton College and the University of London through his philanthropic efforts, having a library set up and bears his family name. He also contributes to the health sector and education in the US, UK, and India. He has also written the book “From My Heart: A Tale of Life, Love and Destiny” to tell his story after the transplant and spread positive energy. By leading a healthy lifestyle and avoiding fatty foods, he believes that he will live longer to continue inspiring more people and more