Source: The Economic Times India
NEW DELHI: Kishore Biyani, Founder and CEO, Future Group, on Thursday engaged in a candid fireside chat with Gopal Pillai, VP, Seller Services, Amazon India at the e-commerce firm’s second day of ‘SMBhav’ event in New Delhi. The conversation veered many corners with Biyani mentioning the mistakes he committed in the early stages of the company, such as wrong location and store, but they were not noticed since they had just started. Interestingly, the craziest mistake he made wasn’t related to the retail sector, but in the sphere of art. “I made two films that did not work. That was the craziest mistake I have made so far,” said Biyani, adding that the failure of which taught him not to get attached to what you create. Biyani had produced two films- ‘Na Tum Jaano Hum’ in 2002 and ‘Chura Liya Hai Tumne’ in 2003 and spent nearly Rs 26 crore on the two films, both of which tanked at the box office. Meanwhile, talking about the entrepreneurial potential in the country, Biyani said, “India is all about entrepreneurship.