Sudhir Choudhrie was born and raised in Delhi, India. After graduating with a degree in economics, Choudhrie went to work for his grandfather. However, Choudhrie could not suppress his entrepreneurial spirit and launched his first business. Sudhir Choudhrie sold used UK televisions to the Indian government. The business quickly grew and expanded to include farm equipment and consumer goods. Choudhrie’s company Magnum InternationalTrading Company was founded in 1975.
Sudhir Choudhrie continued to focus on expanding India’s export industry by creating partnerships throughout the world. Not only did he launch many businesses worldwide, but he would also spend time helping businesses that were struggling. Choudhrie would advise companies on how to safely manage risk. Choudhrie’s kindness has saved jobs and communities all over the world. Throughout his life, Choudhrie was plagued with a heart problem. It resulted in him needing a heart transplant. The transplant was a success, and now Choudhrie is the oldest living heart transplant recipient.
Now, Sudhir Choudhrie spends most of his time devoted to causes that mean the most to him. Some of his more notable contributions are to the University of Oxford and Green Templeton College. He is also a benefactor of New York’s Columbia University Medical Center, where his heart transplant was performed. Most of his charitable work is in the medical field. Choudhrie is an advocate of organ donation and works to educate others about the importance of organ donation. Most heart transplants do not last as long as Choudhrie’s. He credits it to his antirejection medicine and living a healthy lifestyle.