Who is the richest man in India? Billionaire on 9th spot surprises

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Sep 26, 2018, 12:15 PM IST

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani has topped the "Barclays Hurun India Rich List-2018" for the seventh consecutive year, an official said in Mumbai today. The annual list is a compilation of the super-rich Indians having a net worth of Rs 1,000 crore or more, and this number has increased by a staggering one-third -- from 617 in 2017 to 831 in 2018, Hurun Report India`s Managing Director Rahman Junaid said. In fact, India has added a whopping 601 new billionaires since 2014. Check out who else is on the list:


Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani is on the top of Hurun India Rich List-2018 for the seventh consecutive year, with his wealth estimated at Rs 371,000 crore. Image source: Reuters


Figuring next on the chart are S. Hinduja & Family of Hinduja Group, with an estimated wealth of Rs 159,000 crore. Image source: Reuters


Arcelor Mittal's LN Mittal & Family with Rs 114,500 crore is in the third position. Image source: Reuters


Wipro's Azim Premji is at 4th spot with his wealth estimated at Rs 96,100 crore. Image source: Reuters


Sun Pharmaceuticals Ltd's Dilip Shanghvi is at 5th spot with Rs 89,700 crore. Image source: Reuters 


Kotak Mahindra Bank's Uday Kotak is at 6th with Rs 78,600 crore. Image source: Reuters


Serum Institute of India`s Cyrus Poonawalla is at 7th spot with Rs 73,000-crore. Image source: Reuters


Adani Group`s Gautam Adani & Family are at 8th spot with Rs 71,200 crore. Image source: Reuters


Shapoorji Pallonji Mistry's Cyrus P Mistry is at 9th spot with Rs 69,400 crore. Image source: Reuters


Shapoorji Pallonji Mistry's Shapoor P Mistry is also at 9th position with Rs 69,400 crore (Cyrus P Mistry and Shapoor P Mistry are new to the top ten list). Image source: develope.me

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