CHENNAI: Rohan Ajit is the co-founder and director of Chennai Floats, the first isolation tank and floatation centre in Chennai. Though he spent a decade in Canada, he is true-blue Chennai boy, returning home to start the business. Rohan loves water and the beach, and his love for serenity and peace drove him to start the venture in the city.
So, what’s your Chennai connect?
The people and the water
One thing about namma ooru that you fancy?
The seemingly endless coastline
A Chennai-based celeb whom you would like to date or go out with?
Three things here that can’t be found in any part of the world?
Rajini mania, history( language, arts and culture) and resilience ( political, and ideological)
Your favourite hangout spot?
Any place by the water
Where would you take a person who is new to the city? Why?
Theosophical Society as it has an interesting history and dedicated to theosophy
Two Madras bashai words that you would teach a new bee?
Vanakkam and macha
Two things from Chennai that you would take to any place you travel.
Dosa and coffee
If you had to draw a comparison between Chennai and any other city/country...what would it be? Why?
Rio de Janeiro because of its coastline, diversity, culture, geostrategic location and endless potential for improvement/advancement
What is the craziest thing you have ever wanted to do in the city? And where?
Sea kayaking in Mahabalipuram
If you would like to install another statue in Marina beach, what or who would it be about?
Srinivasa Ramanujam or Abdul Kalam but honestly I’d prefer no statues at all at the beach
Describe the city in your own words.
Unapologetically traditional yet modern in its own right with a culture unique to it’s people and those who choose to call it home