The head of India's largest private company, the Tata Group, has come to represent a successful, modern nation.
Aggressive expansion has raised Tata's profile in the west, and the firm's takeover of British concerns such as Land Rover and Corus inverted the old imperial paradigm: the once-colonised had become the coloniser.
With the Tata Group rolling out the Nano - the world's cheapest car - the company's future looks assured.
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