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Oct 25, 2012 at 12:42pm IST

Forbes rich list: The top 10 richest in India

New Delhi: Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani is the country's richest man with a personal fortune of $ 21 billion, according to Forbes Magazine. Mukesh Ambani beats steel giant Lakshmi Mittal and Wipro head Azim Premji to top the Forbes's list.

Lakshmi Mittal has attained the second spot with $16 billion and the third spot goes to Azim Premji. Pharma tycoon Dilip Shanghvi is the biggest gainer making an entry in the top 5 for the first time.

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The top ten richest in India are:

Forbes rich list: The top 10 richest in India

Pharma tycoon Dilip Shanghvi is the biggest gainer making an entry in the top 5 for the first time.

1) Mukesh Ambani: $ 21 billion

2) Lakshmi Mittal: $ 16 billion

3) Azim Premji: $ 12.2 billion

4) Pallonji Mistry: $ 9.8 billion

5) Dilip Shanghvi: $ 9.2 billion

6) Adi Godrej: $ 9 billion

7) Savitri Jindal: $ 8.2 billion

8) Shashi & Ravi Ruia: $ 8.1 billion

9) Hinduja Brothers: $ 8 billion

10) Kumar Manglam Birla: $ 7.8 billion

(Sources: Forbes India)

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