4 gifts from Asia's richest billionaire Ambani to future daughter-in-law

By Linh Le   March 21, 2024 | 03:00 pm PT
Billionaire Mukesh Ambani and his wife Nita have lavished their son Anant’s fiancée with a Bentley Continental GTC Speed and a choker embellished with pearls and diamonds among other luxurious items.

1. A Bentley Continental GTC Speed

GQ India reported that the notable gifts the billionaire and his wife bestowed upon their future daughter-in-law Radhika Merchant include a Bentley Continental GTC Speed, an automobile esteemed at 45 million rupees (US$541,000) and represents the pinnacle of luxury car craftsmanship.

Radhika Merchant, fiancée of Asias richest billionaire Mukesh Ambanis son Anant. Photo from Instagram/manishmalhotraworld

Radhika Merchant, fiancée of Asia's richest billionaire Mukesh Ambani's son Anant. Photo from Instagram/manishmalhotraworld

2. A silver Laxmi-Ganesh gift hamper

The bride-to-be received another present in the form of an exquisitely made silver Laxmi-Ganesh gift hamper. Adorned with white flowers, the hamper comprises two silver Tulsi pots with a silver incense stick stand and a set of Lakshmi-Ganesh idols.

3. A pearl and diamond choker

Additionally, Radhika was seen adorned in a magnificent pearl and diamond choker, a jewel from Nita’s own collection, during a familial celebration. As reported by DNA India, Nita had previously worn this necklace at the wedding of Indian actress Sonam Kapoor in 2018, illustrating the deep bond and respect that exists between the future mother- and daughter-in-law.

4. An Arangetram ceremony

Moreover, the Ambani family hosted an Arangetram ceremony at The Grand Theater in Mumbai for Radhika in 2022, which saw the attendance of numerous celebrities in the entertainment sector including Indian actors Ranveer Singh, Salman Khan, and Aamir Khan, among others.

According to The Times of India, the Arangetram ceremony marks the debut performance of a student in Indian classical dance or music, signifying the successful completion of their formal training and education in the art form. Radhika, like her future mother-in-law Nita, received training in Bharatnatyam, an Indian classical dance form

At 29, Radhika is the progeny of Shri Viren Merchant, the Chief Executive Officer of the distinguished Indian healthcare firm Encore Healthcare.

Her soon-to-be spouse Anant, 28, is the youngest offspring of Mukesh, the leader of the Reliance Industries conglomerate, which boasts an annual turnover of US$110 billion.

Forbes, as of March 21, lists Mukesh’s net worth at US$114.3 billion, ranking him as the richest person in Asia and the eleventh richest person in the world.

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