Top 10 richest people in India 2017

Posted by Purva Joshi
November 24, 2017

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Top 10 Richest People In India 2017: China-based International research agency, Hurun Report issued India’s Rich List 2017. The report has listed 617 individuals with income of over rupees 1,000 crores. Chairman and MD of the Reliance Industries Limited, Mukesh Ambani has topped the chart with his wealth of Rs. 2,75,900 crore. Interestingly, Mukesh’s wealth is more than the GDP of Yemen. Mukesh Ambani retains the richest Indian for the sixth time in a row.

top 10 richest people in India 2017

Here is the complete list of Top Ten Richest people as per the 2017 Hurun India…


  • Mukesh Ambani
    With a net worth of INR 257,900 Crore, Ambani topped the chart of 2017 Hunur India Richest people list. Interestingly, Ambani’s wealth is 50% greater than the GDP of Yemen- the country of his birth.
  • Dilip Shanghvi
    Sun Pharma’s chairman and MD followed Ambani in the Report with a net worth of INR 89,000 crore. Dilip Shanghvi is on the second in richest Indian.
  • Lakshmi Niwas Mittal
    The steel king of India, Lakshmi Niwas Mittal is on 3rd  in richest Indian with a net worth of INR 88,200 crore as per the Hurun report.
  • Shiv Nadar
    With a net worth of INR 85,100 crore, Shiv Nadar, the founder of HCL became the 4th richest Indian according to the Hurun India.
  • Azim Premji
    The founder of IT giant Wipro’s, Azim Premji’s is on the 5th position with a net worth INR 79,300 crore. Azim Premji founded the Premji Invest in 2006.
  • Cyrus Poonawalla
    Billionaire Cyrus Poonawalla of Serum Institute of India Pvt Ltd secures the 6th position in the List. His net worth is INR 71,100 crore.
  • Gautam Adani
    The Chairman and MD of Adani Group, Gautam Adani is one the 7th position with a net worth of INR 70,600 crore.
  • Acharya Balakrishna
    The CEO of the Patanjali, Acharya Balakrishna has entered in the list of Top 10 Richest Indian. In the financial year 2016-2017, the firm had a turnover of INR 10,561 crore.
  • Uday Kotak
    With a net worth of INR 62,700 crore, the Kotak Mahindra Bank’s Uday Kotak is on the ninth position in richest person in India 2017.
  • Sunil Mittal and Family
    The founder and Chairman of Bharti Airtel, Sunil Mittal with is on the 10th position with a net worth of INR 56,500 crore. He launched the Airtel Payment Bank this year and recently signed the agreement to acquire the Telenor’s India.


So, this is the list of top 10 richest Indian. Let see next year, who will join the list or change the positions. There is a huge number of people in India are rich with over 100 crores worth. If you are a business owner then you can promote your business by creating a business page at Tradejinni. I wish you all the best to become a millionaire in your business.

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