02 September 2008

Niranjan Hiranandani - Fobs - The World's Indian Billionaires

#573 Niranjan Hiranandani

Age: 58

Fortune: self made

Source: real estate

Net Worth: $2.1 bil

Country Of Citizenship: India

Residence: Mumbai , India.

Industry: Real Estate

Marital Status: married, 2 children

Education: University of Bombay, Bachelor of Arts / Science

Son of a surgeon,started textile mill with brother Surendra. Business collapsed because of textile strike. Better luck in real estate: bought abandoned quarry land, turned it into thriving 300-acre township in Powai, a Mumbai suburb. Split with brother in 2005. Has since raised $750 million in London listing; with partner, building 90-story residential tower in Dubai.

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