Born 1973, Tokyo, Japan. After studying in the USA, he became the third president of the Indian American Trading Company, founded by his Indian grandfather.
Shankar spends his days searching for spices.
He is involved in importing Indian food products and developing and selling original products. He is a member of the Japanese-Indian mixed Indian food group “Tokyo Spice Banchou” and publishes a book on the Indian food world, Charo India, every year. He is the author of ‘Herb & Spice Dictionary’, ‘Indian curry famous restaurant’s particular recipes starting from spice selection’ and ‘World’s easiest spice curry classroom’ co-authored by “Tokyo Curry-Bancho” members.
In 2016, he started AIR SPICE, a service that delivers spice sets for making authentic curry, and spends his days searching for spices as a spice hunter.