601 NEW RUPEE BILLIONAIRES
India added a whopping 601 new billionaires since 2014, with Reliance Industries Ltd Chairman Mukesh Ambani topping the ‘Barclays Hurun India Rich List-2018’ for the seventh consecutive year with an estimated wealth of Rs 371,000 crore...
Mr G P Hinduja and Mr S P Hinduja
While 306 new entrants made it to the list this year, 75 of those featured in 2017 failed to find a place in the super exclusive club this year. “The Indian edition of the list is the fastest growing rich list in the world, highlighting the optimism of a young, vibrant and ambitious country,” Junaid pointed out. As far as top wealthy business clans are concerned, more than 50 percent of the businesses listed in the 2018 rich list belong to just 10 Indian families - Ambani, Godrej, Hinduja, Mistry, Shanghvi, Nadar, Adani, Damani, Lohia and Burman.