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Hurun India rich list 2017: Check out which rich Indian’s wealth is 50% more than Yemeni GDP

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Thu October 05 2017, 12:32 pm
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    Mukesh Ambani retains the richest Indian title for the sixth year running in the Hurun India rich list 2017 and this year he has climbed to top 15 in the Hurun global rich list for the first time. His wealth is 50 per cent more than GDP of Yemen, the country of his birth. Acharya Balkrishna, founder of FMCG company Patanjali Ayurved and close aide of yoga guru Baba Ramdev, rose to the eighth position from 25th last year, after seeing his wealth grow by 173 per cent to Rs 70,000 crore. Patanjali, with a turnover of Rs 10,561 crore in FY17 has been a close competition to major global brands.

    Let's take a look at the top 10 Hurun India Rich List 2017:

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    The business magnate, Mukesh Ambani, chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries, ranked first in the list for the sixth consecutive year. (Image: Reuters)

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    Dilip Shanghvi of Sun Pharma retains the second place despite shares of his flagship company going down by 36%. (Image: Reuters)

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    Lakshmi Niwas Mittal secures third position for the first time with a networth of Rs 88,200 Crore due to an uptick in steel prices and demand. (PTI Photo)

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    Shiv Nadar the founder and chairman of HCL, the fourth largest software service has acquired Broomfield, Colorado-based mortgage business process and fulfilment service providing company, Urban Fulfilment Services for $30million in August 2017. (PTI Photo)

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    Founder of multi-billion dollar IT giant Wipro, Azim Premji founded the Premji Invest in 2006 and is a private equity fund that manages almost US$2bn of his personal wealth by investing in capital markets and also by picking up minority stakes in start-ups across India, the US and China. (Image: Express Archive)

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    Cyrus S Poonawalla of Serum Institute secures the sixth position in the Hurun India Rich List. He is investing $150 million in a new factory to make a range of vaccines, including for dengue and pneumonia. (Image: Express Archive)

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    Gautam Adani Chairman of Adani Group made the highest investment commitment of Rs 49,000 crore in Gujarat which would create direct and indirect job opportunities for 25,000 people. (Image: Express Archive)

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    Acharya Balkrishna rose to the eighth position from 25th last year, after seeing his wealth grow by 173 per cent to Rs 70,000 crore. Patanjali, with a turnover of Rs 10,561 crore in FY17 has been a close competition to major global brands. (Image: Express Archive)

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    Uday Kotak the managing director of Kotak Mahindra Bank, has a networth of Rs 62,700 crore. The board of the Kotak Mahindra Bank decided to raise over Rs 5,300 crore by diluting 3.3 % of the promoters holding, for pursuing a host of opportunities, including consolidation. (Image: Express Archive)

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    Sunil Mittal recently signed the agreement to acquire Telenor’s Indian and bought additional 4G spectrum to fight off the mighty rival. (Image: Reuters)

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