Anand Mahindra Has Rs. 17,000 Crore Net Worth But Still Lives In His 'Dadaji' House, Here's Why!

Mahindra Group's chairman, Anand Mahindra is one of the richest people in India, but not everyone is aware of the fact that he still lives in an old family house. Here's the story behind it!


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Anand Mahindra Has Rs. 17,000 Crore Net Worth But Still Lives In His 'Dadaji' House, Here's Why!

Anand Gopal Mahindra, better known as Anand Mahindra is among the most respected and influential billionaires in India. Over the years, we have seen him getting a series of recognised titles and awards for his philanthropy work. A few years ago, Anand Mahindra was named in Fortune Magazine's list of 'World's 50 Greatest Leaders'. In 2013, Forbes India named him as their 'Entrepreneur of the Year'. In 2020, the government of India bestowed Anand Mahindra with the prestigious Padma Bhushan award for his contribution to the business world and society.

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Anand Mahindra's Mahindra Group operates in a series of sectors, from aerospace, energy, farm, and defence to components, automotive, aftermarket, and many others, it is one of India's leading conglomerates. The billionaire breaks into the news headlines every now and then, courtesy of his philanthropy work, social media posts, and the launch of several cars. For instance, Anand Mahindra started trending on April 29, 2024, when Mahindra XUV 3XO was launched in India at a surprising price tag of Rs. 7.49 lakhs.

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A few days before the launch of Mahindra XUV 3XO, Anand Mahindra once again dominated the headlines when he shared a post about London's dabbawalas. The billionaire termed it as 'reverse colonisation', as the idea was a carbon copy of Mumbai's dabbawalas.

Anand Mahindra's tweet went viral on X (Twitter). Another reason why he is among the most loved billionaires in India goes to the fact that he is extremely humble. Despite being the 90th richest person in India and the 1143rd richest person in the world, Anand Mahindra is famous for having a simple lifestyle.

Anand Mahindra lives in his grandfather's house despite having a net worth of Rs. 17,000 crore

According to a report in Navbharat Times, Mahindra Group's Chairman, Anand Mahindra has an estimated net worth of 2.1 billion USD, which, if converted in INR, is around the whopping sum of Rs. 17,000 crore. While other Indian billionaires of Anand Mahindra's stature are living in luxurious and magnificent properties, the former is living a completely opposite life. As per a report in Times Now, Anand Mahindra's grandfather, KC Mahindra rented a house at Mumbai's Nepean Sea Road during his time.

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At the time when KC Mahindra was shifted to the residence, Anand Mahindra was not even born, but in the following years, the latter lived in that same house for decades. After so many years, the house owners decided to demolish it and renovate it from scratch.

As soon as this news reached Anand Mahindra, the billionaire wasted no time in purchasing the property, which was dipped in the memories of his family, especially of his grandfather, KC Mahindra.

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As per the report, Anand Mahindra purchased the 13,000-acre property at a staggering price tag of Rs. 270 crore. The name of the property is Gulistan, which means a land of flowers. Well, it is indeed a land of flowers for Anand Mahindra, who has spent decades living on it. As soon as the news of this purchase made its way online, people started lauding the billionaire for resuscitating his roots.

Anand Mahindra's wife, Anuradha Mahindra and their daughters, Aalika Mahindra and Divya Mahindra

Talking about Anand Mahindra's personal life, he is married to Anuradha Mahindra, who is the founder of Verve Magazine. The couple got married on June 17, 1985. Anand and Anuradha are parents to two daughters, Aalika Mahindra and Divya Mahindra. Despite belonging to the famous Mahindra family, Aalika and Divya prefer to stay away from the media spotlight.

Well, we are in love with Anand Mahindra's simplicity and way of life. What do you think about it? Let us know.

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