Isha Ambani to Wednesday Piramal scion Anand Piramal in December

Javier Stokes
May 7, 2018

Both the Ambani and Pirmal families have known each well for than four decades now.

Earlier, Mukesh Ambani son Akash Ambani got engaged with the diamond merchant's daughter Shloka Mehta. And this time in major good news, Isha Ambani will Wednesday Anand Piramal in December in India this year. Anand, 33, proposed to Isha, 26, at a temple in Maharashtra's Mahabaleshwar, and she agreed to marry him, reports said. PTI quoted sources as saying the couple enjoyed the occasion at a lunch with their parents.

Shloka, the youngest of the three Mehta's, is the Director of Rosy Blue Foundation and the co-founder of ConnectFor, an organisation that matches volunteers with NGOs that need them. Anand is a son of Piramal Group's owner Ajay Piramal. The function was also attended by Isha's grand parents Kokilaben Ambani and Purnimaben Dalal, Isha's twin brother Akash Ambani, younger brother Anant Ambani, Anand's sister Nandini, Peter, Anya, Dev and other family members.

Akash and Shloka, who have studied together at Dhirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai and have been close friends for years, got engaged at a five-star resort in Goa. Both are now part of the family-run conglomerate Parimal Enterprises. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and has a masters in Business administration from the University of Harvard.

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Before Anand joined the family business, he founded a start-up called Piramal eSwasthya, which aspires to democratize healthcare. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and South Asian Studies from the Yale University and will be completing her Masters in Business Administration programme from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford by June.

She is a director on the board of Reliance Jio and that of Reliance Retail, the two fully owned subsidiaries of Reliance Industries that have been driving the Reliance Group's diversification into new areas of opportunity.

Isha, on the other hand, was listed at the second position by Forbes magazine in the list of The World's Billionaire Heiresses (To Be).

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