Rahul Sharma (businessman)

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Rahul Sharma
ResidenceDelhi, NCR, India
Alma materNagpur University, University of Saskatchewan
Asin (m. 2016)

Rahul Sharma is an Indian businessman, founder of YU Televentures and the co-founder of Micromax Informatics.[1][2][3] He is married to actress Asin .

Business career[edit]

Rahul co-founded Micromax Informatics Limited in 2000.[4][5] and currently serves as its Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Product Strategy and Channel Sales since 1 April 2007.[6][7]


Rahul holds bachelor's degrees in commerce (B.Com.) and mechanical engineering from University of Saskatchewan, as well as attended the Owner/President Management (OPM) program at Harvard Business School.

Personal life[edit]

Rahul Sharma is married to actress Asin Thottumkal.[8] They have a daughter Arin Sharma.[9]


  1. DataQuest[10] declared Rahul Sharma as the IT Person of the Year 2016.
  2. He has also won the 'Entrepreneur of the Year'[11] award at the Hello Hall of Fame event[12] in Mumbai, in 2016.
  3. In 2017, he was given the Hindustan Times Game Changer Awards[13] for making an extraordinary contribution to society[14] and setting precedents in the field.


  1. ^ "Meet Rahul Sharma: All you need to know about Micromax co-founder and Asin's future husband". Firstpost. 11 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Company Overview of Micromax Informatics Limited". bloomberg. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  3. ^ http://fortune.com/40-under-40/2014/rahul-sharma-21/
  4. ^ "Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma on his love for top-end gadgets, speed and new-age technology". Business Today. 21 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Micromax Informatics Limited". Tofler. TWS Systems Private Limited. Retrieved 22 January 2016.
  6. ^ "Arunkumar Nagaraj: Executive Profile & Biography - Businessweek". Businessweek.com. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  7. ^ "Entrepreneurship: How to make $100 million before turning 40". economictimes.indiatimes.com. 13 August 2015.
  8. ^ "BT Exclusive: Arunkumar proposed to Priyamani a year ago with a 20 carat ring costing Rs 6 crore". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  9. ^ "SEE PIC: Akshay Kumar shares first photo of Asin and Rahul Sharmas daughter". Retrieved 12 November 2017.
  10. ^ "PressReader.com - Connecting People Through News". www.pressreader.com. Retrieved 15 November 2017.
  11. ^ "Rahul Sharma wins 'Entrepreneur of the Year', dedicates it to wife Asin". Zee News. 12 April 2016. Retrieved 15 November 2017.
  12. ^ "Fotocorp : Rahul Sharma Hello! Hall of Fame awards 2016". www.fotocorp.com. Retrieved 15 November 2017.
  13. ^ "Hindustan Times launches first edition of Game Changer Awards". Indian Advertising Media & Marketing News – exchange4media. Retrieved 15 November 2017.
  14. ^ "Hindustan Times Game Changer Awards 2017 Stock Photos and Pictures | Getty Images". www.gettyimages.in. Retrieved 15 November 2017.