As many as 20 of the 40 richest Indians worldwide
owe their good fortune to the sunrise technology and pharma sectors. Forbes' maiden list of 40 richest Indians places steel titan Lakshmi N Mittal (also Britain's richest Indian) at the top with a wealth of
$11.2 billion (just over Rs 50,000 crore), followed by Wipro's Azim Premji ($10 billion).
While some in the super-rich club inherited their wealth, 19 of them are entirely self-made millionaires and billionaires.
Presenting the top 10...
Ratings based on a Forbes` survey.