Amid the Covid-19 pandemic which hit India hard and led to a sharp economic contraction, half of the nation’s 100 richest on the 2020 Forbes India Rich List saw gains. Their collective net worth rose 14% to US$517.5 billion from a year earlier, even as the benchmark BSE Sensex stock index remained flat from a year ago. Here are the top 10 richest Indians to feature in the Forbes India Rich list this year.Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) chairman Mukesh Ambani managed to retain the No. 1 spot for the 13th consecutive year. The tycoon added $37.3 billion, bringing his fortune to $88.7 billion, a rise of 73%. (Reuters)
Infrastructure magnate Gautam Adani ranks second in the list by boosting his net worth 61% to $25.2 billion.
Tech tycoon Shiv Nadar, who ceded the post of chairman of HCL Technologies in July to his daughter Roshni Nadar Malhotra, jumps three places to No. 3 with $20.4 billion. (Image: Getty Images)
Radhakishan Damani of Avenue Supermarts climbs three spots to No. 4 with a net worth of $15.4 billion.
Ranked fifth in Forbes India Rich List 2020 is Hinduja brothers with net worth $12.8 billion. (Image: Reuters)
Billionaire Cyrus Poonawalla is at number 6 with $11.5 billion net worth. (Image: Getty Images)
Construction Tycoon Pallonji Mistry ranks seventh in Forbes India Rich List 2020 with $11.4 billion net worth.
Managing Director of Kotak Mahindra Bank, Uday Kotak has secured eighth spot in Forbes India Rich List 2020.His net worth was $11.3 billion.
Godrej family ranks ninth in the list with $11 billion net worth. (Image: Joshua Navalkar)
Airtel chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal rounds-off the top ten list of 2020 Forbes India Rich with $10.3 billion net worth.