Bombay Dyeing heir Ness Wadia was brought on earth on 30th of May, 1970. His parents are Nusli Wadia and Maureen Wadia. He has a sibling Jehangir Wadia. Mohammad Ali Zinnah, the Father of Pakistan is the great grandfather of Ness. By birth, Ness is a Zoroastrian or Parsi.

After being educated at Lawrence School Sanawar, and Millfield School in England, he studied International Relations at Tufts University in Massachusetts.

In 1993, he joined Bombay Dyeing as a management trainee. He worked closely with retail distribution and marketing of the textile division. He actively participated in various organizations like the Mill Owners’ Association (MOA), Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry and was the chairperson of TEXPROCIL.

In 1998, he took a sabbatical from Bombay Dyeing and he concluded his masters’ degree from Warwick University in Science of Engineering Business Management. His thesis was on “Leading to success in India”.

In the year 2001, he rejoined Bombay Dyeing as Deputy Managing Director and then was made Joint Managing Director.

From 1998 to 2001, he was a member of the prime minister’s on Trade and Industry. He was also the convener of Special Group Task Force on Food and Agro Industries Management Policy in 1998.

Ness Wadia is the chairperson and the director of Britannia Industries ltd, The Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation Ltd. and Wadia BSN Ltd. He is also a director in TISCO, Gherzi Eastern Ltd and Tata Chemicals Ltd.

Ness had dated actress Preity Zinta from 2005 to 2009. Together they own IPL team Kings XI Punjab, worth $76 million.

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Ness says Preity’s charges false, names nine witnesses

Ness Wadia has finally broke his silence and for the first time since Preity lodged complaint against him he has opened his mouth before Mumbai police and claimed that all the charges against him are false and baseless. He has also written a letter to police where he named nine witnesses in the c ... read more

Ness Wadia did not grab Preity's hand, says witness

The much talked about Preity Zinta, Ness Wadia case has taken a new turn recently. Few days ago, Ness Wadia had submitted a list of witnesses to the police. This was perceived as a kind of response to the naming of several witnesses by Preity Zinta. One of the witnesses has said that she saw Preity ... read more

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Preity Zinta not ready for settlement with Ness Wadia

The much highlighted Preity Zinta – Ness Wadia case has reached an important point. With the police making some progress with the investigation, attempts had been started by well wishers of both the actor and the industrialist to settle the matter out of court. As per sources, those who are tryin ... read more

Preity Zinta finally breaks her silence on Ness Wadia

Preity Zinta has gone through hard phases of life following humiliation and threatening at Wankhede stadium during one of the IPL matches. She is a fighter and without caring about the consequences she voiced her opinion and lodged an FIR against her former lover. Investigation is on and many wit ... read more

Preity Zinta names witnesses in Ness Wadia case

The sensational Preity Zinta- Ness wadia case reached an important turn when Preity Zinta gave a detailed statement to the police. Mumbai police had asked Preity to give a statement for the second time as her initial statement was vague in some points. As per reports, Zinta was not willing to vis ... read more

Pics: Preity Zinta lands in Mumbai, to record statement today

Preity Zinta arrived in Mumbai on Sunday and she is likely to record her statement today. She has filed complaint against businessman and former lover Ness Wadia for harassing, abusing and threatening her during the IPL match between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings on May 30. She lod ... read more

Ness Wadia likely to face police questioning soon

After Preity Zinta lodged police complaint against former boyfriend Ness Wadia on 30th May for harassing her in public, the case has went on to become one of the most followed events in the media. Although there were attempts from some people close to the warring duo to settle the matter out of c ... read more