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    Ambani or Adani? Which billionaire shares your sun sign - and what it means for you

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    Making it to the rich list involves hard work.

    2014 File Photo: Industrilaists Mukesh Ambani and Gautam Adani at the swearing-in ceremony of the NDA government at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.
    Making it to the rich list involves hard work. And if you believe in a higher power, your astrological sign may have a role in your success as well. So, which horoscope rules supreme? And is your sign at the top?

    Rich lists are all about the zeroes against the names of a select few. But what contributes to those zeroes? Legacy, family name, hard work, luck? Or perhaps something simpler: the stars that these billionaires were born under.

    A recent rich list threw in an interesting data point alongside the rankings of the top 100 richest men and women in India: their zodiac signs. And the findings reveal which star sign gives us some of our wealthiest names.

    Aries

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    Mukesh Ambani.

    Bold and ambitious. It’s no surprise that this fearless star sign is no.1.

    Number of billionaires: 10
    Total wealth: Rs 524,600 crore
    Richest person: Mukesh Ambani (Rs 371,000 crore)

    Taurus

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    Cyrus Poonawalla.

    They like the finer things in life. Pampering is always welcome for this ambitious lot.

    Number of billionaires: 7
    Total wealth: Rs 189,300 crore
    Richest person: Cyrus Poonawalla (Rs 73,000 crore)

    Gemini

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    Lakshmi Mittal.

    The social butterflies of the zodiac are fearless thinkers. They are always driven to try something new.

    Number of billionaires: 6
    Total wealth: Rs 267,300 crore
    Richest person: Lakshmi Mittal (Rs 114,500 crore)

    Cancer

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    Gautam Adani.

    They may be perceived as reserved but those born under this star sign are also big ideators.

    Number of billionaires: 8
    Total wealth: Rs 263,300 crore
    Richest person: Gautam Adani (Rs 71,200 crore)

    Leo

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    Azim Premji.

    Royal, spirited, vivacious. Roll out the carpet for the kings and queens of the celestial jungle.

    Number of billionaires: 11
    Total wealth: Rs 369,700 crore
    Richest person: Azim Premji (Rs 96,100 crore)

    Virgo

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    Shapoor Mistry.

    Logical, practical and meticulous. This star sign has an eye for detail and loves a good challenge.

    Number of billionaires: 11
    Total wealth: Rs 297,800 crore
    Richest person: Shapoor Mistry (Rs 69,400 crore)



    Libra

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    Dilip Shanghvi.

    It’s the sign of aesthetics. They love balance and harmony in all aspects of life.

    Number of billionaires: 6
    Total wealth: Rs 150,100 crore
    Richest person: Dilip Shanghvi (Rs 89,700 crore)

    Scorpio

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    Yusuff Ali MA.

    They are charismatic, know what they want and aren’t afraid to get it.

    Number of billionaires:
    4
    Total wealth: Rs 87,400 crore
    Richest person: Yusuff Ali MA (Rs 39,200 crore)

    Sagittarius

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    Srichand Hinduja.

    Their search for knowledge is constant. They chase after geographical, intellectual and spiritual adventures.

    Number of billionaires: 8
    Total wealth: Rs 284,400 crore
    Richest person: Srichand Hinduja (and family) (Rs 159,000 crore)



    Capricorn

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    Smita Crishna.

    This sign possesses a combination of effervescence and strength. They know how to work and play in equal measure.

    Number of billionaires: 8
    Total wealth: Rs 125,000 crore
    Richest person: Smita Crishna (Rs 44,600 crore)

    Aquarius

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    Nusli Wadia.

    They are rebels at heart, detesting conformity, conventionality and authority.

    Number of billionaires: 8
    Total wealth: Rs 205,800 crore
    Richest person: Nusli Wadia (Rs 56,100 crore)

    Pisces

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    Uday Kotak.

    Highly intuitive and sensitive, those born under this water sign, are fluid and easygoing.

    Number of billionaires: 7
    Total wealth: Rs 221,400 crore
    Richest person: Uday Kotak (Rs 78,600 crore)


    *Source: Barclays Hurun India Rich List 2018
    **Zodiac signs for six names of the top 100 (Vinod Adani, Feroz Allana, Kavitark Ram Shriram, Romesh Wadhwani, Bharat Desai, and Shashi and Ravi Ruia) are not included in the list.

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    5 Comments on this Story

    Bibhu Swain682 days ago
    They have the best sign, gujj u sign which has the presence of sani at 6th place in the name of our feku PM
    Subramaniam Ktessa682 days ago
    Do birth dates and birth signs mean anything at all,???????? Can anyone believe this. Only hard work pays.
    Krishnan Chundharan Chundharan682 days ago
    People and nations must appreciated for the goog done to the enconomies by these fortune makers. We are not to measure their richness but their contributions and hard works undertaken by these persons in nation-building.
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