Rally of good fortune for India's richest

Written by ENS Economic Bureau | New Delhi | Updated: Sep 27 2014, 19:32pm hrs
Mukesh-AmbaniMukesh Ambani tops the list India?s richest with a networth of $23.6 billion.
The continuing rally at the stock markets over the last eight months has altered the fortunes of Indias richest, some of whom have seen huge gains in their networth according to the latest Forbes rich list.

* $346 billion

- The networth of the 100 wealthiest Indians in 2014. It has jumped by a third from $259 billion in 2013.

* Mukesh Ambani tops the list with a networth of $23.6 billion followed by Dilip Shanghvi of Sun Pharmaceuticals with a networth of $18 billion

* Vijay Mallya, chairman, UB Group, and Brij Bhushan Singal of Bhushan Steel, are no longer members of India's 100 Richest club

* Rich list: Top Ten

1. Mukesh Ambani: $23.6 billion

2. Dilip Shanghvi: $18 billion

3. Azim Premji: $16.4 billion

4. Pallonji Mistry: $15.9 billion

5. Lakshmi Mittal: $15.8 billion

6. Hinduja brothers: $13.3 billion

7. Shiv Nadar: $12.5 billion

8. Godrej family: $11.6 billion

9. Kumar Mangalam Birla: $9.2 billion

10. Sunil Bharti Mittal: $7.8 billion