Power of Asia: India looks east for economic expansion
In the Power of Asia season the BBC has been examining the growing role of Asian economies, politics and culture.
Asia currently represents 60% of the world's population, a proportion set to increase especially because of India's population boom.
With China's huge economic growth in mind India is increasingly looking east, not west, for new economic opportunities and investment.
From Chennai, Sanjoy Majumder has this analysis.