Sun Pharma's Dilip Shanghvi was the runner-up with a net worth of $16.9 billion. However, the most surprising entry in the 100 richest Indian list was that of Patanjali's Acharya Balkrishna who ranked 48 with his 97 per cent stake in Patanjali Ayurveda.
Hinduja brothers, with their multinational conglomerate, were ranked number 3. While, Wipro founder Azim Premji took the fourth spot.
There were a total of six new faces in the list including Hero Group's Pawan Munjal who ranked number 29.
However, co-founders of Flipkart Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal did not make it to the list this year.