Hasmukh Chudgar

  • Low profile Hasmukh Chudgar founded generics maker Intas Pharmaceuticals in 1977.
  • Chudgar has long handed over operations to his sons Nimish and Binish, who run the $1.8 billion (revenue) company.
  • Intas operates 15 factories of which 10 are in India and the rest in Europe and Mexico.
  • In 2019 Intas launched an affordable drug to treat breast cancer called Eleftha, which is similar to Roche’s Herceptin.