Cassian Baliarsingh

He was considered a failure as he could not crack the prestigious CA, IIT, IIM or UPSC exams. However, this 23-year-old entrepreneur today runs a business worth Rs 150 crore.

You might have hung out with friends in the trendiest café chains ‘Chai Sutta Bar’. Anubhav Dubey is the owner of this country’s trendiest café chains which no one would have ever imagined selling tea becoming such a huge business.

The life journey of Anubhav Dubey is a story of a young man who transformed selling tea into a multi-crore business. His journey stands out as an inspiring tale of resilience, determination and entrepreneurial spirit. He has proved that passion and perseverance can lead to extraordinary success.

Born in Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh in 1996, Anubhav belonged to a business family and his father envisioned him becoming an IAS officer, the Financial Express reported.

With no other option, he left for Delhi to begin his UPSC journey after failing in his CA exam. But, before it was very late, he realised that he wasn’t born to do job. In 2016, he stopped his UPSC preparation and decided to set up a business. With the help of his friend Anand, he decided to start tea business.

By investing Rs 3 lakh, they opened their first tea outlet opposite a girls’ hostel in Indore, offering a distinct experience to tea enthusiasts. Today they have over 400 outlets of ‘Chai Sutta Bar’ in 195 cities of the country.

Now, the annual turnover of Chai Sutta Bar is reportedly around Rs 150 crore.