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Anand Mahindra is all praise for cuddle curtains, terms it a 'life-changing' invention

A 10-year-old from California had built this device using plastic curtains to let her grandparents enjoy a warm embrace without violating social distancing norms or exposing them to the deadly virus.

May 20, 2020 / 07:35 PM IST

Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra has always been appreciative of simple hacks and innovations that make life simpler. This time, a makeshift hugging device has caught his fancy, which could prove helpful in a post-pandemic world.

A 10-year-old from California had built this device using plastic curtains to let her grandparents enjoy a warm embrace without violating social distancing norms or exposing them to the deadly virus.

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The video of the "cuddle curtain" being introduced to the elderly couple at their residential garden had gone viral and won much praise. Mahindra too thought it to be a 'life-changing' invention and went on to dub it as important as the coronavirus vaccine.

He shared the video clip from his Twitter handle on May 19 to laud the simplicity of the device, stating it took no Nobel prize winner to come up with an idea that could bring friends and family together again.
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Jagyaseni Biswas
first published: May 20, 2020 07:35 pm

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