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Last Updated : Oct 04, 2018 01:01 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Forbes India Rich List 2018: Mukesh Ambani wealthiest, Azim Premji a distant second

Despite the rupee rout, the tycoons featuring on the 2018 Forbes India Rich List saw their combined wealth increase to $492 billion over the course of the past year. Here are the names who made to this year’s list.

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The bygone year was momentous for the Indian economy. As the effects of demonetization and the rollout of the goods and services tax (GST) wore off, new hurdles sprung up, by means of a weakening rupee and escalating crude oil prices. In spite of the inopportune financial situation, Indian entrepreneurs have managed to multiply their wealth in the past 12 months. Here are the top 10 business people who made it to the Forbes India Rich List 2018.
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The bygone year was momentous for the Indian economy. As the effects of demonetization and the rollout of the goods and services tax (GST) wore off, new hurdles sprung up, by means of a weakening rupee and escalating crude oil prices. In spite of the inopportune financial situation, Indian entrepreneurs have managed to multiply their wealth in the past 12 months. Here are the top 10 business people who made it to the Forbes India Rich List 2018.

10. Gautam Adani | Chairman, Adani Group | Net worth: $11.9 billion (Image: Reuters)
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10. Gautam Adani | Chairman, Adani Group | Net worth: $11.9 billion (Image: Reuters)

9. Kumar Birla | Chairman, Aditya Birla Group | Net worth: $12.5 billion (Image: Reuters)
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9. Kumar Birla | Chairman, Aditya Birla Group | Net worth: $12.5 billion (Image: Reuters)

8. Dilip Shanghvi | Founder and MD, Sun Pharmaceuticals | Net worth: $12.6 billion (Image: Reuters)
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8. Dilip Shanghvi | Founder and MD, Sun Pharmaceuticals | Net worth: $12.6 billion (Image: Reuters)

7. Godrej family | Godrej Group | Net worth: $14 billion (Image: Reuters)
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7. Godrej family | Godrej Group | Net worth: $14 billion (Image: Reuters)

6. Shiv Nadar | Chairman, HCL Enterprise | Net worth: $14.6 billion (Image: Shiv Nadar Foundation)
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6. Shiv Nadar | Chairman, HCL Enterprise | Net worth: $14.6 billion (Image: Shiv Nadar Foundation)

5. Pallonji Mistry | Former Chairman, Shapoorji Pallonji Group | Net worth: $15.7 billion (Image: Reuters)
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5. Pallonji Mistry | Former Chairman, Shapoorji Pallonji Group | Net worth: $15.7 billion (Image: Reuters)

4. Hinduja Brothers | Hinduja Group | Net worth: $18 billion (Image: Reuters)
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4. Hinduja Brothers | Hinduja Group | Net worth: $18 billion (Image: Reuters)

3. Lakshmi Mittal | Chairman and CEO, ArcelorMittal | Net worth: $18.3 billion (Image: Reuters)
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3. Lakshmi Mittal | Chairman and CEO, ArcelorMittal | Net worth: $18.3 billion (Image: Reuters)

2. Azim Premji | Chairman, Wipro | Net worth: $21 billion (Image: Reuters)
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2. Azim Premji | Chairman, Wipro | Net worth: $21 billion (Image: Reuters)

1. Mukesh Ambani | Chairman and MD, Reliance Industries | Net worth: $47.3 billion (Image: Reuters)
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1. Mukesh Ambani | Chairman and MD, Reliance Industries | Net worth: $47.3 billion (Image: Reuters)

First Published on Oct 4, 2018 12:00 pm
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