Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant‘s extravagant pre-wedding celebrations took place from March 1 to 3 at Jamnagar, India which mesmerised people across the country and is the talk of the town. The lavish pre-wedding festivities were attended by the who’s who from the world of business, tech, and Bollywood including Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan and family, Lakshmi Mittal, Anand Mahindra, among others.
While the world is talking about the grand celebrations by Asia’s richest person, Mukesh Ambani, and his wife Nita Ambani for their youngest son’s pre-wedding, few know that the family is well-connected with some of the top business tycoons in India. From the Mittals to the Mariwalas, the Ambanis are related to some elite business families in the country. Here’s how:
Mukesh and Nita Ambani have three children namely: Akash, Isha, and Anant.

Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal

Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal on their wedding day

Their only daughter, Isha Ambani married to Anand Piramal, the son of Ajay and Swati Piramal of the Piramal Group, in 2018. The Piramal Group is a business conglomerate which has interests in pharmaceutical, real estate, financial services, healthcare analytics, and glass packaging.

Pre-wedding celebrations of Anant Ambani, son of Mukesh Ambani, in Jamnagar


Akash Ambani, Mukesh and Nita’s elder son, is married to Shloka Mehta, whose father Russell Mehta is an Indian businessman. Russell Mehta is Rosy Blue India’s Managing Director. Rosy Blue India, a family-run business, has interests in retail, real estate, financial services, media, and diamonds.

Anant Ambani- Radhika Merchant pre-wedding celebrations

Meanwhile, Anant Ambani, Mukesh and Nita’s youngest son, is getting married to Radhika Merchant, the daughter of Viren Merchant who is the CEO of Encore Healthcare.

L-R: Mukesh Ambani, Nina Kothari, and Dipti Salgaocar

L-R: Mukesh Ambani, Nina Kothari, and Dipti SalgaocarNina Kothari and Dipti Salgaocar’s photo credit: Yogen Shah/ Instagram

Mukesh Ambani’s sister Nina Kothari was married to industrialist Bhadrashyam Kothari, until his untimely death due to cancer in 2015. Nina and Bhadrashyam Kothari have two children together, namely: Arjun Kothari and Nayantara Kothari.

arjun kothari wedding

<p>A picture from Arjun Kothari and Anandita Mariwala’s wedding<br>Photo credit: Tina Ambani/ Instagram</p>

Nina Kothari’s son, and Mukesh Ambani’s nephew, Arjun Kothari is married to Anandita Mariwala, who is the daughter of Rajendra and Anjali Mariwala– the owners of Marico Industries. And thus, the Ambanis’ are indirectly connected to the Mariwalas.
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Nayantara Kothari

<p>Nayantara Kothari (R)<br>Photo: Veena Nagda/ Instagram</p>

Also, Mukesh Ambani’s niece and Nina Kothari’s daughter Nayantara Kothari is married to Shamit Bhartia, who is the son of Shyam and Shobhana Bhartia; he is also the grandson of KK Birla. This makes the Ambanis related to the Bhartias and the Birlas as well.

dipti salgaocar

<p>L-R: Tina and Anil Ambani with Dipti and Dattaraj Salgaocar<br>Photo credit: Tina Ambani/ Instagram</p>

Meanwhile, Mukesh and Anil Ambani‘s second sister Dipti Salgaoncar is married to Dattaraj Salgaocar, who is the Managing Director at V. M. Salgaocar & Bro. Pvt. Ltd. They have two children together: Isheta and Vikram.

Anant Ambani and Lakshmi Mittal

Anant Ambani and Lakshmi Mittal

Mukesh Ambani’s niece, Isehta Salgaocar married to Atulya Mittal, who is the founder of Nexzu Mobility. Atulya Mittal is also the nephew of industrialist Lakshmi N Mittal, which makes the Mittals and Ambanis related to each other. On the other hand, not much is known about Vikram Salgaocar’s personal life.

jai anmol ambani

<p>A picture from Jai Anmol Ambani and Khrisha Shah’s wedding festivities<br>Photo: Tina Ambani/ Instagram</p>

And lastly, Mukesh Ambani’s younger brother Anil and his wife Tina Ambani have two sons together: Jai Anmol Ambani and Jai Anshul Ambani. Their elder son, Jai Anmol Ambani is married to Khrisha Shah, who’s brother Mishal Shah is heading Nikunj Enterprises Ltd after the death of their father. Khrisha’s mother Neelam Shah is a fashion designer. Meanwhile, Jai Anshul Ambani is not yet married.
Clearly then, the Ambanis are an influential family.


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