Shahdadpuri founded the Nikai Group in Dubai in 1987, and over two decades expanded it into a global conglomerate with business interests in electronics and appliances, information technology, general trading, and food. The group’s electronics brand exports over 400 products to 60 countries. Shahdadpuri oversees over 5,000 employees. He is involved in community development in India and the UAE, supporting groups including the Dubai Autism Center, the Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs, and the Rashid Centre for the determined. Before entering the business world he was a diplomat with the Indian Foreign Services.