India’s mighty 50, Marking the last 60

Celebrating India’s 60th year of independance, business week has a great article covering this. It features 50 of the top business, political, and cultural leaders who are greatly contributing and helping transform India into a 21st century economic power in Asia and the world.

Some of the prominents in the list


Ratan Tata, Chairman, Tata Group
Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman & Managing Director, Bharti Airtel
B. Muthuraman, Managing Director, Tata Steel
Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman, Aditya Birla Group
Anand Mahindra, Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra


Kamal Nath our Commerce & Industry Minister
Praful Patel our Aviation Minister
E(Elattuvalapil).Sreedharan, Managing Director, Delhi Metro
Y.V Reddy , Governor, Reserve Bank of India


Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid – The emporers of Indian Cricket
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore – A lieutenant colonel in the Indian Army who has become the poster boy of national pride ever since 2004 when he became the first Olympic silver medalist in post-independence India. He took to shooting late in life, while serving in the 1999 Kargil war.
Jeev Milkha Singh – Champion Golfer
Vishwanathan Anand –  For the past 20 years, Anand has remained the boy wonder of Indian chess. In 1987, he became the first Indian to bag the coveted Grandmaster title. In 2000, when he won a championship in Tehran, he was the first Asian to end Soviet domination of the game.
Joshna Chinappa – Squash Champion
Narain Karthikeyan – The young star of Formula One

Entertainment :

Rajinikanth (South Indian Actor; Language :Tamil)
Aamir Khan  – Bollywood
Amitabh Bhachan – Bollywood
Saif Ali Khan – Bollywood
Aishwarya Rai – Bollywood

Read the whole article in Business week here.


2 Responses

  1. movers – akshay kumar & rani mukherjee – am sorry, but businessweek has pushed its luck far enough 😛

  2. I think they mean money-wise and as much as I hate to admit their talent, they are FILTHY STINKING LOADED!!!!

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