Co-founder of Hiranandani Group, Niranjan Hiranandani is making his mark in developing India’s infrastructure build-up. The group is building a natural gas storage terminal in West Bengal and another on the west coast. The bid for a new airport near Mumbai along with Zurich Airport is awaiting security clearance. Also active in the hotel scene, Niranjan’s new projects include two budget hotels in Dubai — one to be managed by Accor under Ibis Styles and the other one branded Aloft by Starwood.
Net worth:US$1.03 billion