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September 9, 2015

Baashobe ‘Musashi’ Majumdar: The Startup Entrepreneur


Meet Baashobe Majumdar, chain smoker and food lover, starting his journey towards a fitter life.

We have to ask, what does your name mean?

“It means king of gods; one of Lord Indra’s names were Baashobe.”

Do you live up to any of the Bengali stereotypes?

“Well, the love for food! I used to be able to eat anything anytime; not anymore. Like most Bengalis, I also have a pretty sensitive gastric system (laughs), but I manage to control myself somehow.”

What made you decide to join The Transformation?

“Firstly, a nagging wife. (Laughs) Cut that! Having said that, it seemed like an opportunity to for me to go back to being healthy. I’ve been smoking 20 cigarettes a day for a decade and a half now, my health hasn’t been great, and my stamina isn't what it used to be.

I also just launched my own company called, and with the long working hours of a startup, fitness has taken a bit of a backseat. I signed up for The Transformation because I’ve realized it’s extremely important to work on your fitness, especially if you lead a stressful life."


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