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About Azim Premji
Azim Premji (Gujarati: અઝીમ પ્રેમજી) (born July 24, 1945), is an Indian engineer and businessman. He is the Chairman of Wipro, one of the largest software companies in India. Azim Premji was rated the richest person in the country from 1999 to 2005 as per Forbes. His wealth in 2009 was estimated at US$5.7 billion which places him as the fifth richest Indian.Personal life Premji was born in Bombay (now Mumbai), India, to a Gujarati Muslim family. His father M. H. Premji owned the Western India Vegetable Product Company (which later became Wipro Ltd.) which made hydrogenated vegetable oils and fats. While he completed his initial education at St. Mary's School, Mumbai, Premji was forced to leave his studies in electrical engineering from Stanford University, California, USA at the age of 21 to take over the family business when his father suddenly died in 1966. Premji is married to Yasmeen, the couple have two children, Rishad and Tariq. Rishad is married to Aditi. Premji is known for his modesty and frugality in spite of his wealth. He drives a Toyota Corolla and flies economy class, prefers to stay in company guest houses rather than luxury hotels and even served food on paper plates at a lunch honouring his son's wedding.

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6. Kalanithi Maran 2134
7. Dr. K. Anji Reddy 2023
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