You think you know Ronnie Screwvala: pioneer of cable television in India; founder of the entertainment behemoth that is UTV; the man responsible for more sport programming, tv programming and films than you’d ever have known even while you were watching them; a first-generation entrepreneur who built more wealth than one can grasp in just a few short decades.
But that was Ronnie 1.0.
At 60, an age you’d think of as retirement-ready, Ronnie Screwvala is, if possible, bigger, bolder, more badass – and the breadth of his passion and ambition across education, sport, digital content and philanthropy will have you reeling.
Algebra, the Arts & Ideas Club brings together a fellowship of people who believe great cities are built not just on infrastructure but a life of the mind; who understand robust and liberal societies need the oxygen of great conversation and nuanced thinking.
At a time when we are increasingly surrounded by rage and noise, Algebra is a live and continuous space for people to come together for a genuine exchange of ideas and exposure to issues; where new seeds could be sparked, fresh perspectives formed, and intelligent connections made.
Algebra – the Arts and Ideas Club is designed to host almost 35 engagements over the year with topline thinkers and practitioners from almost every discipline that impacts human affairs: politics, economy, environment, spirituality, cinema, medicine, science, technology, music, media, literature, the arts, sports, people’s movements, et al.