Shahrukh ranks 114 in super-rich Indians list, Ambani at top
Shahrukh Khan is over the place. He is one of the most successful actors of Bollywood whose film never misses to make big bucks at the box-office. He is always in the race of 100 crore club. He is the hot favorite of endorsers, he is the owner of IPL team, Kolkata Knight Riders and above all King Khan never showed inhibitions to perform on stage or in high profile weddings. He is also the owner of production company Red Chillies Entertainment. Shahrukh Khan's assets are increasing with every passing day and he is earning big bucks through his hard work. Now, King Khan has entered into the list of super-rich Indians.
According to a report, Khan's personal wealth is $300 million or more. Shahrukh Khan has been ranked at 114 with personal assets of $400 million. According to the second edition of Hurun India Rich List released on Thursday, total wealth of India's top 100 rich people rose to $250 billion compared to $221 billion last year.
Reliance Industries Limited chairman Mukesh Ambani is the richest man of the country followed by London-based ArcelorMittal's chief L.N. Mittal. Mukesh Ambani possesses $18.9 billion personal wealth while Mittal has $15.9 billion personal wealth. Founder of Sun Pharmaceuticals, India's second largest drug maker, Dilip Shanghvi, 58, stands in the third position.
According to the report, last year only 101 individuals has been recorded having personal wealth of $300 million or more but this year the number rises to 141.
Reliance ADA group chairman Anil Ambani is ranked 11th with
a personal wealth of $7.1 billion. Women too shined this year. Savitri Jindal
(62), the non-executive chairperson of OP Jindal Group, is the richest Indian
woman with a personal wealth of $5.1 billion followed by Indu Jain, 77,
chairperson of India's largest media group, Bennett, Coleman & Company,
with $1.9 billion personal asset.
"Despite a sluggish economic growth of around 5 per cent, average net worth of millionaires in Hurun India Rich list 2012 increased by $100 million in 2013, demonstrating the resilience of Indian corporates during these tough times," Anas Rahman Junaid, publisher at large, Hurun Report India, said.
"The minimum cut-off mark for finding a place in this year's coveted list was $300 million. Wealth calculations are a snapshot of Oct 18, 2013 when the rate of exchange to the US dollar was Rs.61.5," the report said.