Rakhee Kapoor Tandon was ruling the social media micro-blogging site Twitter and trending right at the top on Monday. But who exactly is the pretty damsel?
Many people, specially those on Twitter, woke up with a surprise as the week dawned. Most of twitterati were seen praising her looks and calling her the best thing in this year's Indian Premier League (IPL).
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Rakhee Kapoor Tandon giving away the maximum sixes award to Virat Kohli during IPL 8. (Photo: BCCI)[/caption]
Even though many did that not get her name right (she is Rakhee Kapoor Tandon and not Rakhi Kapoor Tandon), she made a huge impression after her appearance in the IPL award ceremony. Soon everybody was asking the question- who is she?
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Well, she is not just a pretty face. Rakhee is the daughter of Rana Kapoor, Founder & CEO of YES Bank.
Kapoor worked as an investment banker in the US and had a small stint in the fourth largest private sector bank in India, founded by her father, in an 'internship capacity'.
Kapoor, who holds a MBA degree from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, was among the three undergraduate students selected to matriculate into the MBA programme directly.
28-year-old Raakhe Kapoor Tandon is the promoter and director of Raas Housing Finance, who setup a business incubation firm Rural Agri Ventures India Pvt Ltd.
"She was present at the ceremony on behalf of YES Bank as Rana Kapoor’s daughter and was representing the bank," a Yes Bank source told FocusNews.com.
An avid squash and basketball player, Rakhee is married to Alkesh Tandon, an entrepreneur who divides his time between Delhi and Dubai.
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File picture from her wedding day attended by Boris Becker to the Ambanis.[/caption]