A man who beats Mukesh Ambani richness – Dilip Shanghvi

Dilip Shanghvi, the second-richest Indian entrepreneur, is the owner of the prestigious Sun Pharma, the world’s fifth-largest pharmaceutical manufacturer. Shri Dilip Shanghvi started his Pharma company with a seed capital of 10000 which he owns from his father. He is a renowned business tycoon.  

Knowing about Shri Dilip 

His father was a wholesale distributor of generic medicines in Kolkata. He was born in a Gujarati family. Dilip was born in Amreli Gujarat on 1st October 1955. Shanghvi was a talented student who excelled in the classroom. 

He is married to Vibha Shanghvi. A boy called Alok as well as a daughter named Vidhi were born to the couple; both now work for Sun Pharma as highly skilled employees. He is the proprietor as well as head of the post of MD of Sun Pharmaceuticals. 


Dilip Shanghvi completed his high school education at J.J Ajmera High school. He excelled in his graduation in commerce from Bhawanipur Education Society College, University of Calcutta. He spent his childhood as well as college life with his parents in Burrabazar locality of Calcutta. Along with his graduation, he served as a helping hand to his father. 


He had a laborious career journey. At very foremost he helped his father as well as at this time he thought of manufacturing his medicines instead of selling other’s products. He started his business in 1982 at Vapi as from here he collected some goods as well as equipment from his friends.

In 1997 Sun Pharma acquired Caraco Pharma, which is an American company. The company did its IPO in the year 1994 as well as expanded its sales network across 24 countries. In April 2014 Sun, Ranbaxy, as well as Daiichi Sankyo agreed that Sun would acquire all outstanding shares of Ranbaxy for $3.2 billion in Sun stock well as Sun would take on $800 M in Ranbaxy debt.

The hardship, dedicated as well as brilliant business strategy made Sun Pharma the fifth-largest company in India. The company has become well-renowned medicine producing company; thus, the company started its brand in the US the previous. In January of this year, the Indian government named Dilip Kumar as the 21st member of the Reserve Bank of India’s central board committee. He is chairman of the board of governors at IIT Bombay. He held the post of trustee of the Rhodes scholarship program at Oxford University in 2017. 

Net Worth of Dilip Shanghvi

In the year 2015. Mukesh Ambani was lag behind in terms of richness from Dilip Shanghvi. Forbes estimates his net worth to be $11 billion in 2021. The company earns an estimated revenue of $4.2 billion in 2019 at present the revenue being collected is at peak. 

His Biography 

Dilip Shanghvi’s sole biography written by Soma Das appeared in November of that year when it was nominated for the Tata Literature Award in the best business book category by publisher Penguin Random House.

In 2016, Dilip Sanghvi gets Padma Shri Award from the government of India. He is a great inspiration for all as well as his quotes inspire everyone a lot.  

“I like to win without fighting. But In the event that this is not possible, I am ready to fight.”

The success story of Dilip Shanghvi Makes a good impact on Youngster life.

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