Master blender Surrinder Kumar is known for his contribution to Indian single malt whiskies' global recognition.

His creation, Indri, has won the prestigious 'Best in Show, Double Gold' award at the 2023 Whiskies of the World Awards.

Kumar's work at Amrut Distilleries led to global recognition, with their single malt 'Fusion', named World Whisky of the Year in 2011.

"Even after spending about 35 years in the industry, I still thoroughly enjoy the process of distilling and blending.”

The master blender also won the prestigious Distiller of the Year award in 2011.