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Here are the top 10 richest people in India

Updated : September 25, 2018 07:22 PM IST

The big names of the Indian business diaspora made it to the Hurun’s India Rich List of 2018, with Mukesh Ambani of oil to telecom conglomerate Reliance Industries leading the pact.

The list also includes Sun Pharmaceutical’s owner Dilip Sanghvi, Wipro head Azim Premji and Tata Group's ex-chairman Cyrus Mistry.

Here’s the full list of top 10 Indian businessmen cum billionaires:

1. Mukesh Ambani retains the top spot in the list for the seventh year in a row with Rs 3,71,000 crores. The telecom mogul’s wealth has increased 44 percent since last year.
1. Mukesh Ambani retains the top spot in the list for the seventh year in a row with Rs 3,71,000 crores. The telecom mogul’s wealth has increased 44 percent since last year.
2. SP Hinduja & Family: Net Worth: Rs 1,58,100 crore. Close-knit siblings, Srichand, Gopichand, Prakash and Ashok, control multinational conglomerate the Hinduja Group. Their group's businesses range from trucks and lubricants to banking and cable television.
2. SP Hinduja & Family: Net Worth: Rs 1,58,100 crore. Close-knit siblings, Srichand, Gopichand, Prakash and Ashok, control multinational conglomerate the Hinduja Group. Their group's businesses range from trucks and lubricants to banking and cable television.
3. Lakshmi Mittal: Net Worth: Rs 1,14,500 crore. ArcelorMittal sold its 29 percent stake in bankrupt UttamGalva Steel at a loss to make it eligible for Bhushan Steel bidding and also keen on bidding for stressed Essar Steel asset. The steel major's wealth has increased 30 percent since last year.
3. Lakshmi Mittal: Net Worth: Rs 1,14,500 crore. ArcelorMittal sold its 29 percent stake in bankrupt UttamGalva Steel at a loss to make it eligible for Bhushan Steel bidding and also keen on bidding for stressed Essar Steel asset. The steel major's wealth has increased 30 percent since last year.
4. Azim Premji made to the fourth spot after his wealth increased 24 percent to Rs 98,300 crores. Premji was named as one of the recipients of 2017 Carnegie Medal, the most prestigious prize in philanthropy, for his efforts to restructure India’s public school system.
4. Azim Premji made to the fourth spot after his wealth increased 24 percent to Rs 98,300 crores. Premji was named as one of the recipients of 2017 Carnegie Medal, the most prestigious prize in philanthropy, for his efforts to restructure India’s public school system.
5. Dilip Sanghvi, remains at fifth spot with Rs 89,700 crores. His Sun Pharmaceuticals has been seeing a steady decline in its share price for last 2 years in response to the USFDA barring product approvals. Sanghvi’s net worth increased by 1 percent.
5. Dilip Sanghvi, remains at fifth spot with Rs 89,700 crores. His Sun Pharmaceuticals has been seeing a steady decline in its share price for last 2 years in response to the USFDA barring product approvals. Sanghvi’s net worth increased by 1 percent.
6. Cyrus Poonawala: With a wealth of Rs 80,100 crores, he is up at the sixth spot with a wealth increase of 13 percent. Recently his company, Serum Institute of India, rolled out four new vaccines and are working on vaccines for malaria and dengue. The company has signed two long-term agreements with Panacea Biotec to develop the injectable polio vaccine.
6. Cyrus Poonawala: With a wealth of Rs 80,100 crores, he is up at the sixth spot with a wealth increase of 13 percent. Recently his company, Serum Institute of India, rolled out four new vaccines and are working on vaccines for malaria and dengue. The company has signed two long-term agreements with Panacea Biotec to develop the injectable polio vaccine.
7. Chairman of Kotak Mahindra Uday Kotak grabbed the seventh spot with the net wealth of Rs 78,400 crores. His wealth has increased 25 percent over the last year.
7. Chairman of Kotak Mahindra Uday Kotak grabbed the seventh spot with the net wealth of Rs 78,400 crores. His wealth has increased 25 percent over the last year.
8. Gautam Adani: The businessman from Gujarat is at the eighth spot with a net wealth of Rs 74,900 crores. The conglomerate operates in diverse fields including agribusiness, mining and logistics among others. Adani Group cancelled a $2.6 billion contract with Australian mining services company Downer as part of a cost-cutting drive, a week after the Queensland government vetoed a concessional loan to the Indian giant for the controversy-hit Carmichael coal mine.
8. Gautam Adani: The businessman from Gujarat is at the eighth spot with a net wealth of Rs 74,900 crores. The conglomerate operates in diverse fields including agribusiness, mining and logistics among others. Adani Group cancelled a $2.6 billion contract with Australian mining services company Downer as part of a cost-cutting drive, a week after the Queensland government vetoed a concessional loan to the Indian giant for the controversy-hit Carmichael coal mine.
9&10. Both Cyrus Mistry and Shapoor Pallonji Mistry are tied at the ninth place with Rs 69,400 crore. Their wealth increased by 41 percent from the last year.
9&10. Both Cyrus Mistry and Shapoor Pallonji Mistry are tied at the ninth place with Rs 69,400 crore. Their wealth increased by 41 percent from the last year.
Published : September 25, 2018 03:34 PM IST
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