SEATED L TO R: Harsh Mariwala, chairman, Marico; Kalpana Morparia, CEO, JPMorgan India; Noshir Kaka, MD, McKinsey India; Sanjiv Mehta, CEO, Hindustan Unilever; Vineet Nayar, founder, Sampark Foundation with the ET Young Leaders 2016
Two Indians made it onto Forbes’ list of the 100 highest-paid celebrities this year.
Actor Shah Rukh Khan–who has appeared in more than 90 films–ranked 86th in the list of global celebrities paid the most in the past 12 months He had earnings of around $33 million, up from $26 million in 2015, Forbes said.
Vineet and his wife Anupama Nayar are founders of Sampark Foundation in India, which boasts a 0 million outlay funded entirely by the Nayars and represents more than half of their wealth. (Photo courtesy: Atul Loke/Forbes)
Five Indians, including two couples, have featured in Forbes Asia’s Heroes of Philanthropy list announced by the magazine on Thursday.
As Britain has voted to exit the European Union, India's $150 billion software services export industry which has a sizable exposure to Europe braces up for a phase of uncertainty and disruption with a strong fluctuation in currency and cut in IT spending in the short term.
RAIPUR: Philanthropist Vineet Nayar on Friday supported United Kingdom voting for Brexit saying that it has been re-established that people everywhere want to conserve their identity rather than economic considerations.