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Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani is the Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), India’s largest private sector company. He holds 44.7 % share in the company. He is married to Nita Ambani, now the chairperson of the Reliance Foundation. Early Life Mukesh Ambani was born on April 19, 1957, in Aden, Yemen. Son of the legendary Dhirubhai Ambani, Mukesh graduated in Chemical Engineering from the University of Bombay and went to the United States to [...]

Lalit Suri was a parliamentarian and the former Chairman of the Bharat chain of hotels , a leading chain of hotels in India. Bharat chain of hotels encompasses the seven Grand hotels in Delhi, Mumbai, Goa, Bangalore, Srinagar, Udaipur and Khajuraho. Lalit Suri was born on 15th April, 1947 in Rawalpindi. He graduated from St Columbus and Sri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi. Both at the school and college level, he participated in swimming [...]

Brij Mohan Lall Munjal, founder of the world-famous Hero Group was born in 1924, at Kamalia in Pakistan. In 1944, at the age of 20, he went to Amritsar along with his brothers to earn a living. His two elder brothers Dayanand and Satyanand and younger brother Om Prakash were struggling to establish their business. Their journey began as the motor component supplier to the local market. In 1947, at the time of partition, like [...]

Ashok Hinduja, the youngest of the Hinduja family, one of the most famous and wealthy business companies in the world, takes care of the Indian end of the family business. A man of 56, and a staunch believer in astrology, Ashok Hinduja can be rightly termed as a workaholic. He believes into the mantra that there is no shortcut to success and with the help of lucky stars, one can crack the jackpot. Ashok Hinduja [...]

The CEO(Chief Executive Officer) of the Britian-based telecom major Vodafone Group plc., Arun Sarin was born on October 21, 1954 at Panchmari, Madhya Pradesh. After doing his schooling from the military boarding school in Bangalore, Arun graduated from IIT Kharagpur in 1975. During his school and IIT days, he excelled in studies, sports and various extracurricular activities. Thereafter, he moved to the United States where he did his MS in Engineering from the University of [...]

Anil Dhirubhai Ambani, born on June 4, 1959, is an Indian Entrepreneur and the chairman of Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group. He is a member of the Board of Overseers at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, as well as the member of the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur; Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and the Chairman of Board of Governors of DA-IICT, Gandhinagar. Anil Ambani was also designated as [...]

Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen was born on 3 November 1933 in Santiniketan, West Bengal. Besides being a world-renowned economist, Amartya Sen is also a philosopher. He served as a Master at the Trinity College at Cambridge University, the first Asian academic to head an Oxbridge college. Currently the Lamont University Professor at Harvard University, Amartya Sen traces his roots to an illustrious lineage. His father, Ashutosh Sen, taught chemistry at the Dhaka University. Amartya [...]

The founder and chairman of the Bose Corporation, Amar Bose was born on November 2, 1929. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, his father, Nani Gopal Bose, was an Indian freedom fighter who had fled to the United States to avoid being persecuted by the British police in India. Amar Bose obtained a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). During the World War II, Amar Bose took the help of some of his [...]

Aditya Birla (1944-1995) was a renowned Indian industrialist and former Chairman of one of India’s biggest multinational corporations- the Aditya Birla Group. Aditya Vikram Birla was born into the formidable business family of the Birlas, and is the grandson of the legendary G.D. Birla, who was one of India’s most outstanding industrialists and founder of the vast Birla industrial empire. Besides being a successful business tycoon, he also led a well-balanced family-life, along with his [...]

The co-founder and the managing director of the Godrej Group of companies, Adi Godrej, was born into a business family and left India at the age of 17 to study business management. He obtained both his bachelor’s and the master’s degree in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and came back to India to join the family business. Before Adi joined the family business, Godrej was into the manufacturing of locks and soaps. Adi [...]