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Popular Indian billionaire businesswoman, Roshni Nadar Malhotra is one of the most powerful, richest, and admired women across the globe. From being the Chairperson of HCL Technologies to leading a happy married life with her husband, Shikhar Malhotra and a mother of their two kids, Armaan and Jahaan, Roshni is an inspiration for many people out there. In the year 2019, Roshni Nadar was ranked 54th on the list of Forbes World's 100 Most Powerful Women, and it was a proud moment for the entire nation.
In 2022, Roshni Nadar Malhotra was named the wealthiest woman in India for a second time, and it was a huge feat for the billionaire as she continues to reach new heights. Roshni Nadar's net worth is reportedly around Rs. 84,000 crores, and the staggering sum will only increase. However, there's no denying the fact that she is a strong woman, who fights for her decisions and doesn't pay any heed to the negative thoughts directed toward her by the society. So, before heading into her filmy love story with Shikhar Malhotra, let's talk about some interesting and unmissable facts about Roshni's life!
The man often referred to as a 'Wizard', Shiv Nadar is a Padma Bhushan awardee, whose contribution to India's IT sector is huge and significant. After creating a name for himself in the IT sector, Shiv Nadar moved to the educational department and founded the Shiv Nadar Foundation. The billionaire businessman is married to Kiran Shiv Nadar, and together they welcomed a baby girl, whom they have lovingly named, Roshni Nadar. She is the only child of Shiv Nadar and Kiran Shiv Nadar.
Right from the beginning of her childhood, Roshni Nadar Malhotra was a brilliant student. The businesswoman had studied in Delhi's Vasant Valley Public School and completed her graduation from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. Also, Roshni has a Masters degree from the prestigious Kellogg School of Management in the US.
Not everyone is aware of the fact that Roshni Nadar Malhotra has worked as a news producer for channels like Sky News UK, CNBC and CNN America. After exploring the news and media industry, it was in 2009 when Roshni joined HCL Technologies, and after a year at the firm, she was appointed as the company's CEO at the age of 27.
It was a game-changer moment for Roshni, as she went on to reach greater heights and, with so much confidence in her decisions and vision, she soon became the Chairperson of HCL Technologies.
If the reports are to be believed, Roshni Nadar and Shikhar Malhotra were in a relationship for 7-long-years. During that time, Shikhar was working with the automobile giant, Honda. After dating each other for such a long time, it was in 2019 when Shikhar and Roshni decided to tie the knot.
After informing their respective families about their love for each other, Roshni Nadar and Shikhar Malhotra got married in a lavish wedding. After their marriage, Shikhar had joined HCL Technologies and is currently working in the firm as the Vice Chairman.
The much-in-love couple also welcomed two adorable sons, Armaan and Jahaan, into their lives.
Apart from being one of the richest businesswomen in the world, Roshni Nadar Malhotra never skips a chance to make this world a better place for both humans and animals. From helping underprivileged kids to get proper education under her organisation, Vidya Gyan, to conserving wildlife with the help of The Habitats Trust solely led by her, Roshni indeed believes in giving it back to the world.
In 2022, Hurun India, in collaboration with Kotak Private Banking, published a report, Leading Wealthy Women 2021, about the 10 richest women in India. While on the second spot, it was the CEO of Nykaa, Falguni Nayar, with a whopping net worth of Rs. 57 crores. The first spot was taken by Roshni Nadar, whose net worth was Rs. 84 crores.
The famous entrepreneur, Roshni Nadar Malhotra has also won numerous awards for all the outstanding work she has done in her entrepreneurship. But the most significant award is all the love and admiration she receives from the aspiring entrepreneurs across the nation, who dream of being like her one day, as she never forgets to give it back to the world and nature.