Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Cyrus Mistry: Shocking Businessmen Deaths In 2022

In Memoriam: Businessmen
Who Died In 2022

The year 2022 saw several successful businessmen passing away and many of these deaths were due to freak accidents or sudden health complications

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

Known for his cheerful nature and indomitable spirit, ace investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala passed away at the age of 62 after suffering from a heart attack. He is survived by his wife Rekha Jhunjhunwala and three children

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala:
Net Worth

Billionaire stock investor and founder of India’s newest airline, Akasa Air, Jhunjhunwala had an approx. net worth of $5.5 billion at the time of his death, as per Forbes

Cyrus Mistry

Ex-Chairman of Tata Group, Cyrus Mistry died in a road accident after his car hit a road driver in Palghar, Maharashtra. Dr Anahita Pandole who was driving the car at that time also died

Cyrus Mistry: Net Worth 

As per Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Cyrus Mistry had a net worth of nearly $29 billion at the time of his death, making him one of the richest men in India

Vikram Kirloskar 

Industrialist Vikram Kirloskar (64) died of a heart attack on September 21. He was the Vice Chairperson of Toyota Kirloskar Motor

Vikram Kirloskar: Personal Life

Vikram Kirloskar is survived by his wife Geetanjali Kirloskar and daughter Manasi Kirloskar. Vikram is widely credited as the man who brought Toyota’s business to India in the late 1990s

Pallonji Mistry

Months before the death of Cyrus Mistry, his father, industrialist Cyrus Mistry also passed away at the age of 93

Pallonji Mistry,
Professional Life

Known as the ‘Phantom of Bombay House’, he was chairman of the Shapoorji Pallonji Group and a major shareholder of India's largest private conglomerate, Tata Group. As per Bloomberg Billionaire Index, Pallonji Mistry’s net worth was around $30 billion in mid-2021

Tulsi Tanti

Founder and ex-Chairperson of Suzlon Energy, Tulsi Tanti died at the age of 64 due to a cardiac arrest. He was among the richest energy entrepreneurs in the world in 2006

Tulsi Tanti’s Suzlon Energy

India’s wind energy pioneer Tulsi Tanti founded Suzlon in 1995 by selling some family property to raise $600,000 as seed capital. He died while Suzlon Energy was planning to raise around Rs 1,200 crore via a rights issue of 240 crore shares

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