‘Weekend Unwind’ with: Loktantra Mediatech, CEO & founder Piyush Kulshreshtha

‘Weekend Unwind’ with: Loktantra Mediatech, CEO & founder Piyush Kulshreshtha

The latest in the series of the informal chat with industry exec in our weekend-special.

Piyush Kulshreshtha

Mumbai: With yet another weekend upon us, in our latest ‘Weekend Unwind’ series, it’s time to take a peek into the mind of the head of social networking and conversation platform through a fun lens in an attempt to get to know the person behind the title a little better.

In this week’s edition, we have Loktantra Mediatech, CEO & founder Piyush Kulshreshtha. In his current pursuit of developing Khul Ke, a homegrown social networking app that enables users to freely express themselves through purposeful and positive conversations that matter and level up their engagement.

Through his illustrious career spanning over two decades, he’s known for holding prominent positions across leading real estate, and investment organisations. With a strong stance, he is frequently known to lend his voice to the creation of meaningful discourse.

Prior to embarking on this project, Piyush spent years in a top-management position in Mumbai’s real-estate development industry, where he explored his skills in management and leadership, which groomed him into a poised figurehead.

In the stock broking industry, Piyush worked for five years in brand management at Motilal Oswal and Sharekhan. During his MBA days, he worked as a radio jockey with All India Radio for three years and spent a year writing for Indian Express’ youth magazine Channel Y. Piyush is a graduate in economics.

So without further ado, here it goes…

  • Your mantra for life

Act & perfect, don’t overthink.

  • A book you are currently reading/plan to read


  • Your fitness mantra, especially during the pandemic

Pranayama and light asanas.

  • Your comfort food

Arahara ki daal and rice with aloo ki bhujia.

  • When the chips are down a quote/philosophy that keeps you going

This too shall pass.

  • Your guilty pleasure

 Gulab Jamun

  • When was the last time you tried something new?


  • A life lesson you learnt the hard way

There is no moment in my life that I do not deserve. Everyone has to carry their own cross.

  • What gets you excited about Life?

Possibility of becoming a better version of myself.

  • What’s on top of your bucket list?

Research work on vipassana and Buddha’s discourses.

  • One thing you would most like to change about the world

Be more objective.

  • An activity that keeps you motivated/charged during tough times

New ideas and quick execution.

  • What lifts your spirits when life gets you down?


  • If you could give one piece of advice to your younger self, what would it be?

Life is a journey, keep moving.