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Oct 13, 2011, 09:08 IST | Payal Kamat Samant

He went to the US as the vice president of a MNC in 1995, but then became famous as an astrologer who could predict the highs and lows of the stock market

He went to the US as the vice president of a MNC in 1995, but then became famous as an astrologer who could predict the highs and lows of the stock market. New York-based Ashok Motiani, whose clients inlude the likes of Goldie Hawn, Anthony Hopkins, Cindy Crawford, talks to CS:

Sun shine
In 1991, film director Vijay Anand planted the idea of predicting the stock market in my head. So after a lot of study, I predicted that the stock market would crash on April 28, 1992. And it did. When the Google IPO was launched, I told everyone to buy and it was a success. In fact, I'd like to advise the Indian Government about when to disinvest and make profit.

Number game
American women have a lot of knowledge about Hindu Vedic astrology. In fact, actress Uma Thurman was so curious about the science that I taught her numerology. But no Hollywood star believes in changing their name based on the horoscope or numerology.

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