In general, India's billionaires would like to forget 2013 in a hurry.
But there are a few exceptions.
At least four of the nine Indian billionaires in Bloomberg's list of the world's 300 richest individuals made more money and added a combined $10.7 billion to their wealth during the year.
Image: Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram seen during an interview with Reuters at the IMF/World Bank annual meetings in Washington on October 22, 2007.
Text: Dev Chatterjee, Business Standard