“Getting older makes you more alive. More vitality, more interest, more intelligence,

more grace, more expansion.”    

Jamie Lee Curtis

Dr. Bhupendra Kumar Modi who turned 72 on January 2, 2021, with years of wealthy wisdom, celebrated magnificently at the contemporary Armani pavilion, Burj Khalifa, Dubai. The birthday celebration was themed as Dr. M’s The Great Gatsby Birthday.  

Dr Bhupendra Kumar Modi commenced his career as a business owner more than four decades ago, the scion of one of India’s oldest business families to a futureprenuer, who exudes perseverance, passion, and panache, with a lifelong quest to change the world for the better and live a longer healthy life. Dr. M is an entrepreneur, catalyst, digital transformer, author, movie producer, and philanthropist.

He is now known as Dr. M, of course, very evident, not from a Bond movie, but a Billionaire, Global Thought Leader and the pioneer of the Beyond 100 philosophy. Dr. M is the Founder-Chairman of the Smart Group, Founder of the Global Citizen Forum and Global Chairman of the Foreign Investors India Forum.

Dr. M was immaculately dressed, donning a fedora hat, black blazer, was filled with energy as he entered the striking art deco gold entrance, to the banquet hall.

Dr. M

“Dubai is a great and vibrant global city. I have been coming here for the last 35-40 years and this city never stops. In it are different cultures that open up a lot of business avenues for all kinds of people from the globe. The city brings people from the world under one roof within a common culture. Dubai has shown its confidence towards the people and happiness,” Dr Modi commented on his birthday celebrations about Dubai.

Dr. M, the multi wisdom personality, with multi skills, the true global citizen, reiterated that Dubai is best and the number one city in the world.

The evening saw performances by Russian dancers, the famous Bollywood sultry actress, Urvashi Rautela, as she sang Bollywood hits and danced, wowed the guests. Later on, Suhkbir the Indian singer, known as the “Prince of Bhangra”, performed with his Punjabi songs, a spectacular star-studded celebration. The time came for the cake cutting ceremony; Urvashi Rautela jointly cut the cake with Dr. M.

Urvashi Rautela’s was attired with a glittering gold mini dress, juxtaposed by net pattern frill, blossom pastel print all over it, wearing the thin sheer shimmery gloves, exuberant and sexy, created by the international designer Michael Cinco.

The hi calibre guests were royalty, celebrities, business leaders, from Dubai, the World and India, with more than 150 guests were invited, included Suhail Galadari, Co-Chairman of Galadari Brothers.

Dr. M hosted a very high-class dinner party, with beautiful setting. The luxurious banquet tables, the stunning Table Linens, soft colors with gold, gorgeous floral installations, candles, designer crockery & cutlery, and the luxury fabrics, paired with stylish banqueting chairs. Ceremony Decor at its best!  

The banquet was sumptuous, the guests had a luxurious meal, being seated, followed by delicious desserts as the guests enjoyed the birthday celebrations, with champagne and wine flowing.


Dr. M’s well wishers made their presence felt and heartily enjoyed the celebrations.