There was a famous dialogue in Don 2 that said ‘ We Indians are everywhere ‘ inspite of the fact that poverty is one of the major issues in India but that doesnot mean that there are no wealthy people in our country. We are writing about the top 5 richest people in India. You will be surprised to know that some of them also feature in the richest people in the world. Indians are great entrepreneurs and these are only 5 amazing people that exemplify that fact.
Mukesh Ambani: He is the chairman and managing director of Reliance industries limited. He was also named as the 36th most powerful man in the world by forbes. He has a total worth of 19.3 billion dollars.
2. Dilip Shanghvi:
He is the founder of Sun Pharmaceuticals. He has been awarded Padma Shri by the government of India. He has an estimated worth of 16.7 billion dollars.
3. Azim Premji :
He is the founder and owner of Wipro. He has named twice by the time magazine as the 100 most influential people. He has an estimated worth of 15 billion dollars. He is also a great philanthropist. He started the company which initially produced sunflower oil and it is an IT giant.
4. Shiv Nadar :
Shiv Nadar is the founder of HCL which is hindustan computers limited. HCL is a leading company that provides IT services. He was awarded Padma Bhushan by the government of India. He has estimated worth of 11.1 billion dollars.
5. Cyrus S Poonawalla :
Cyrus S Poonawalla is the chairman of Poonawalla group. He was awarded Padma Shri by the government of India in 2005. The Poonawalla group deals with biotechnology services. He has an estimated worth of 8.5 billion dollars.
All these billionaires are the proud of the nation. The net worth estimated data is as per the reports released by the Forbes for 2016.