“Where there is a will, there’s a way!”
The glorious stories of a few Indian billionaires stand as a testimony to the worth of this age old saying. Some of the most powerful business tycoons of the world today are Indians who have risen from the most humble beginnings to riches and fame.
We bring you the rags to riches stories of a few Indian billionaires.
Dhirubhai Ambani once sold ‘Bhajjias’ at village fairs and worked at a gas station. Today he is known as one of the biggest creators of wealth in modern India.
Born in a family of farmers, Karsanbhai Patel also worked as a lab assistant. Today he is the founder of a company worth over 7000 crores.
Born in a middle class family in a small town in Gujarat, Dilip Shanghvi started Sun Pharmaceuticals with a capital amount of Rs. 10,000. He was briefly the richest Indian surpassing Mukesh Ambani.
Starting with a capital of Rs 5000 and several loans, Lakshman Das Mittal now trades with over 70 countries of the world.
Anil Agarwal left Patna at the age of 19 for Mumbai with little money, today he has not only created a global impact through his business but also pledged 75% of his wealth to charity.
There was a time when Nitin Shah didn’t even have money to buy equipment. Today he is the owner of a multi-million dollar enterprise.
Starting with only a few hundred rupees, Business tycoon Gautam Adani’s personal wealth is now estimated to be over 7 billion dollars.
Dharampal Gulati had started his business working out of a a 14ft. x 9 ft shop at Karol Bagh, Delhi. Today he is the undisputed ‘Masala King’ of India who exports products to USA, Canada, UK and Europe.
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