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Famous Indian Entrepreneurs

India has its share of famous and successful businessmen and entrepreneurs. Each one unique in their own way, each one successful in their field. Find out how many of them you know.


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#1   His was a story of rags to riches. He was the founder of the first Indian company that featured in the Forbes 500 list. The company was Reliance. The man was ___________ _____________.

#2   Before becoming a successful businessman, he became the first pilot of India. He went on to set up Air India International, India's first international airline. The township that he built for his employees was selected as a UN Global Compact City.

#3   A graduate of management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, this man took the family business of locks and vegetable-based soaps to unbelievable heights.

#4   While studying in Stanford, this young man was called back to handle the family business after his father's sudden death. He took the family business of oils, soaps, lighting and toiletries and made it one of the biggest software companies in India

#5   A freedom fighter and consultant to Mahatma Gandhi, this great man started with cotton and jute mills and expanded into the fields of chemicals, cement, rayon etc. BITS, the famous engineering college in Pilani was founded by his company.

#6   He is aptly called the father of the hotel industry of India. Slowly acquiring hotels across India in the pre-independence era, he became the first Indian to own and run a chain of hotels in India.

#7   It started with the death of a patient who couldn't fly to Texas for a heart surgery. The incident moved this man enough to create Apollo Hospitals, providing world-class medical and health care right in India.

#8   She founded a whole range of skincare products. Married at the age of 15, she went on to establish a world-famous brand, carried by Bloomingdales, Harrods and Selfridges to name a few.

#9   Founder of the Kingfisher group, this man owns businesses ranging from breweries to airlines! Known for his flashy and flamboyant lifestyle, his group is now a multinational conglomerate of companies.

#10   He is the CEO of HCL (Hindustan Computers Limited). At the time when IBM shut down operations in India in the 70s, HCL stepped in to fill the void. Today it is India's largest IT conglomerate.





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