Theek Kar Do: Your Online Electronics Repair Shop

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Bhavishya and Sonakshi at the workshop
Sonakshi at the workshop
Sonakshi at the workshop

We have all encountered those moments of helplessness when a phone hangs mid conversation or the laptop decides it has had enough on the day of your big presentation; and there is no help at hand. Finding a quick, reliable handyman in such situations is almost impossible. Most don’t want to take on small odd jobs or they will take forever to revert and still not guarantee results. Often one has to throw away the gadget and opt for a new just to save ourselves from the hassles of repairs. Well, there is good news!

Now, help is at hand, thanks to Theek Kar Do, a recently launched online service that aims to take care of all your electronics repair woes. Founded by four enthusiastic youngsters who ‘wanted to do something of our own rather than take up jobs’, Theek Kar Do (TKD) aims to ‘organize the after warranty electronics market’ by providing support for all your electronic needs in one place.

Hardik, Theek Kar Do
Hardik, Theek Kar Do

I had a chat with Managing Partner, Hardik Shah, 23, about the rest of the team, their vision and methodology and was pleasantly surprised to discover how young the team is and how pertinent their idea. Sonakshi Pratap, 22, a professional CA, is the CEO while Bhavishya Pratap, 18 and Shantanu Kamath, 17, who are still in college have joined Theek kar Do as Head Marketing & Sales and Head IT respectively.

So how did they zero in on this service? Hardik says, ” We went through recent start-ups including house helps, grocery delivery, late night deliveries, etc. We personally crib when we have to follow up 10 times for a technician to come and have a look at the non-functioning device and then take ages to return it back with no guarantee of how long it would last. We wanted to provide a solution to this problem and probably try and organize the sector.”

Shantanu, Sonakshi and Bhavishya
Shantanu, Sonakshi and Bhavishya

So, how does it work? Here is what Hardik had to say,”Customers can call us on our helpline number 80 80 TKD TKD (80 80 853 853) or place a service request online on our website. We send across our service personnel to the residence within two hours. We inspect the product and then provide them with the estimate cost of repair. If you do not wish to avail of our services we charge a basic visiting fee. The repair costs are generally at par with what local repair people offer. Additionally, we give three months of TKD guarantee to fall back upon.”

Which areas in Mumbai are currently covered? “We started off with Andheri and currently function from Bandra to Borivali. We are scheduled to cover the western line by end of this month. The central and harbour line should be within our net by February end.” Hardik adds.

Bhavishya and Sonakshi at the workshop
Bhavishya and Sonakshi at the workshop

For young entrepreneurs their age, Hardik says their biggest challenge was to convince their parents that they wanted to leave their steady jobs, or in Bhavishya and Shantanu’s case not take up any, but work on their dream project. “All four of us are at a stage where a wrong step could spell disaster. Plus, we wanted to go ahead all alone without the involvement of any senior person. We wanted to run the business our way. This was a major risk. We just did not want to go back to the routine 9 to 5 jobs. And our faith in ourselves and trust in each other has helped us all the way” he adds.

Here is wishing the team great success! If you want to avail of their services, you can reach Theek Kar Do at 80 80 853 853 or connect with them on their website.

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Founding Editor at MumbaiMag, graffiti and street art lover, traveller, blogger and amateur photographer, slave to Thor, my Lab.
  • I think Indians are not ready for businesses like Theek Kar Do. Indians prefer to repair their applicanes at traditional repair shops. But any way its providing good repair services.