Kishore Biyani is not cut from the same cloth that many second- or third-generation Indian entrepreneurs are. His was a rebellion of sorts, beginning right after his graduation from Hans Raj College, Delhi Univers­ity. In retrospect, it was a giant step to launch a modern retail brand that doesn’t just sell items that most pre-liberalisation Indians had neither touched nor felt, but is also run differently. It was a break from the stodgy ways of his family’s textile-trading business. The rise of Future Group created the template.