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Forbes India’s Richest 100

Forbes released its annual edition of India's richest people. India's wealthy 100's wealth rose by US$ 492 billion dollars the past year. Among the nation’s 100 richest, 11 saw their wealth jump by US$ 1 billion or more.

Like always Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani stood at the number one spot. He added US$ 9.3 billion to his existing wealth, the success of Reliance Jio shows it all.

Wipro Chairman Azim Premji retains the second spot, his wealth rising by US$ 2 billion took him to US$ 21 billion.




Kiran Mazumdar Shaw's wealth rose 66.7% to US$ 3.6 billion, she is one of the four women in top 100. Her drug manufacturing company Biocon doubled in the past 12 months, after approval from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration for its new cancer drug.

Patanjali Ayurved founder Acharya Balkrishna lost over US$ 1 billion as sales slowed down.

Sl No.NameWealth US$ (in billion)Company 
1Mukesh Ambani47.3Reliance Industries
2Azim Premji21Wipro
3Lakshmi Mittal18.3ArcelorMittal
4Hinduja brothers18Ashok Leyland
5Pallonji Mistry15.7Shapoorji Pallonji Group
6Shiv Nadar14.6HCL Technologies
7Godrej family14Godrej Group
8Dilip Shanghvi12.6Sun Pharmaceutical Industries
9Kumar Birla12.5Aditya Birla Group
10Gautam Adani11.9Adani Ports & SEZ
11Radhakishan Damani11.2Avenue Supermarts
12Uday Kotak10.8Kotak Mahindra Bank
13Burman family8.4Dabur
14Savitri Jindal8.35O.P. Jindal Group
15Cyrus Poonawalla8.3Serum Institute Of India
16Bajaj family7.6Bajaj Auto
17Sunil Mittal7.2Bharti Airtel
18Nusli Wadia6.7Britannia Industries
19Madhukar Parekh5.75Pidilite Industries
20Vikram Lal5.7Eicher Motors
21Vivek Chaand Sehgal5.5Motherson Sumi Sytems
22Benu Gopal Bangur5.35Shree Cement
23Kushal Pal Singh5.3DLF
24Ajay Piramal5Piramal Enterprises
25Acharya Balkrishna4.8Patanjali Ayurved
26M.A. Yusuff Ali4.75LuLu Group
27Subhash Chandra4.7Essel Group
28Pankaj Patel4.4Cadila Healthcare
29Sameer Gehlaut4.2Indiabulls Group
30Micky Jagtiani4.1Landmark Group
31Pawan Munjal4.05Hero Motocorp
32Harsh Mariwala3.95Marico
33Ravi Pillai3.9RP Group
34Kuldip & Gurbachan Singh Dhingra3.85Berger Paints India
35Sudhir & Samir Mehta3.8Torrent Group
36Kalanithi Maran3.75Sun TV Network
37Anil Agarwal3.73Vedanta Resources
38B.R. Shetty3.7NMC Health
39Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw3.6Biocon
40Hasmukh Chudgar3.57Intas Pharmaceuticals
41Kapil & Rahul Bhatia3.55Interglobe Aviation
42Rajendra Agarwal3.5Macleods Pharmaceuticals
43Vinod & Anil Rai Gupta3.49Havells India
44Ashwin Dani3.45Asian Paints
45Karsanbhai Patel3.35Nirma
46Samprada Singh3.3Alkem Laboratories
47P.P. Reddy3.1Megha Engineering & Infrastructure
48Chandru Raheja3K. Raheja Corp
49Shashi & Ravi Ruia2.9Essar Group
50P.V. Ramprasad Reddy2.8Aurobindo Pharma
51Choksi family2.78Asian Paints
52Mangal Prabhat Lodha2.77Lodha Group
53Murali Divi2.76Divi's Laboratories
54Yusuf Hamied2.75Cipla
55Ramesh Juneja2.71Mankind Pharma
56Vijay Chauhan2.7Parle Products
57Baba Kalyani2.68Bharat Forge
58Rajan Raheja2.67Exide Industries
59Gupta family2.66Lupin
60Sunder Genomal2.65Page Industries
61Rakesh Jhunjhunwala2.6Rare Enterprises
62Sunny Varkey2.55GEMS Education
63Abhay Vakil2.53Asian Paints
64Leena Tewari2.52USV India
65Jain family2.5Bennett Coleman & Co.
66Sunil Vaswani2.46Stallion Group
67Rajesh Mehta2.45Rajesh Exports
68Anil Ambani2.44Reliance Communications
69Kishore Biyani2.4Future Group
70Amalgamations Group family2.37Tractors & Farm Equipment
71Jitendra Virwani2.35Embassy Property Development
72Anurang Jain2.3Endurance Technologies
73N.R. Narayana Murthy2.2Infosys
74Vijay Shekhar Sharma2.15Paytm
75Shyam & Hari Bhartia2.1Jubilant Bhartia Group
76Ravi Jaipuria2.07RJ Corp
77Murugappa family2.06Murugappa Group
78Harsh Goenka2.05RPG Group
79Senapathy Gopalakrishnan2.04Infosys
80Nandan Nilekani1.96Infosys
81M.G. George Muthoot1.95Muthoot Finance
82Abhay Firodia1.94Force Motors
83Sanjiv Goenka1.9RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group
84Jai Hari & Yadu Hari Dalmia1.89Dalmia Bharat
85Lachhman Das Mittal1.87Sonalika Group
86Ranjan Pai1.86Manipal Group
87Salil Singhal1.85PI Industries
88Anand Mahindra1.81Mahindra & Mahindra
89Vikas Oberoi1.8Oberoi Realty
90Arvind Poddar1.79Balkrishna Industries
91Krishna Kumar Bangur1.7Graphite India
92Murli Dhar & Bimal Gyanchandani1.69RSPL
93Reddy family1.61Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
94Devendra Jain1.6Gujarat Fluorochemicals
95Tarang Jain1.59Varroc Engineering
96Sridhar Vembu1.56Zoho
97Bhavin & Divyank Turakhia1.55Media.net
98Shamsheer Vayalil1.54VPS Healthcare
99Ravi Jhunjhunwala1.5HEG
100Bhadresh Shah1.48AIA Engineering

(source: from the forbes India portal)



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