Mukesh Ambani only Indian other than PM Modi on Forbes World's Most Powerful People list

May 09, 2018, 03:17 PM IST

Mukesh Ambani is the only Indian except prime minister Narendra Modi who made it to Forbes 2018 list of 75 of the World's Most Powerful People. Here are the details:


Mukesh Ambani, with a net worth of $41.7 billion, ranks 32nd on the Forbes Power list.  


Ambani, the richest man in India, chairs and runs country's second most valuable company Reliance Industries.


Ambani's telecom venture Reliance Jio sparked a price war in India's hyper-competitive telecom market with the launch of 4G phone service Jio in 2016.


Jio has signed on 160 million customers by offering free domestic voice calls, dirt-cheap data services and virtually free smartphones, Forbes said.


Ambani's daughter Isha Ambani is all set to marry Anand Piramal, son of Ajay Piramal of Piramal Group.


Ambani's son Akash Ambani will marry diamantaire Russell Mehta's youngest daughter Shloka Mehta.  

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