Will she go back to London as many of her detractors believe?
Those who know her say she will continue to work as a consultant and will stay on in India.
She wants to help companies keen to enter emerging markets, especially in Africa where she was born.
The education and healthcare spaces also interest her; she might be an investor or push it personally.
She also hopes to support the businesses in which her three sons would like to go. Would she have just closed down if the tape controversy did not happen? Most probably no, say those who know her well.
They also say she would not have tied herself to her biggest account - the Tata group - anymore.