Freshworks CEO Girish Mathrubootham cited a famous Rajinikanth dialogue from Padiyappa as the company celebrated the big day of Nasdaq listing.
Freshworks CEO Girish Mathrubhumi is a staunch fan of superstar Rajinikanth. Now this is not new information as the company had made headlines for giving leave to employees on the release of Rajinikanth’s films. September 22 was an important day for Girish Mathrubhumi as his company Freshworks got the coveted Nasdaq listing. On the special day, Girish, being an ardent admirer of Rajinikanth, quoted one of his famous dialogues to summarize his journey.
Superstar Rajinikanth is a phenomenon and everyone across the country is mesmerized by his charisma and style. Girish Mathrubhumi, who hails from Trichy, is no different. Growing up watching Rajinikanth’s films, it is natural for him to take inspiration from the man himself in his personal and professional endeavors.
On 22 September, Girish’s Freshworks became the first Indian SaaS startup to get a listing on Nasdaq, an American stock exchange based in New York. Taking to Twitter, he wrote, “Today is a dream come true for me – from humble beginnings in #Trichy to ringing the bell on @Nasdaq for the FreshWorks IPO. Our employees, customers, partners and investors have to believe in this.” Thanks for this dream.
In an interview overwhelmed Girish Mathrubhumi spoke about his journey quoting a dialogue from Rajinikanth. Girish immediately quoted the opening lines of Rajinikanth’s introduction song from his superhit film Padayappa.
Padayappa is one of the most iconic films of Rajinikanth’s four-decade-long career. The film starred Rajinikanth, Sivaji Ganesan, Ramya Krishnan and Soundarya in lead roles.
Freshworks is a Chennai-based California headquartered company headed by CEO Girish Mathrubootham. The company has made more than 500 of its employees millionaires with its Nasdaq listing.