Many people work hard for their future generation to live a well quality life but some did not even rest until they have achieved that dream. They have worked hard for so many years to achieve the amount of success and wealth so that it does not only provide a good future for the legacy but provides the financial security to the generation as well.
So here is a list of some famous Indian Personalities who worked hard in their life and left behind big fortunes for their family after their death:
1. Irrfan Khan
Not only just for Bollywood but Irrfan was an inspirational actor for the whole world. From taking the lead role in the movie The Lunchbox to working in a Hollywood movie The Jurassic World he proved himself as an actor. He was also the first Bollywood actor who acted in two films That won Academy Awards, Slumdog Millionaire in 2008 and Life of Pi in 2012.
Unfortunately, Irrfan passed away on 29th April 2020 following a prolonged battle with cancer. Reportedly, Irrfan’s net worth was approximately Rs 320 crore, for the reason that he charged nearly 15 crore per movie and Rs 5 crore in keeping up with the endorsements.
2. Dhirubhai Ambani
Dhirubhai Ambani, the first Indian entrepreneur to take his company to Forbes top 500 list was born to Hirachand Gordhanbhai Ambani and Jamnaben in Junagadh district, Gujarat. His father was a school teacher. Dhirubhai moved to Yemen at the age of 16, and labored there as a gas-station attendant and as a clerk in an oil company. He returned to India in 1958 with Rs 50,000 and set up a fabric buying and selling company.
He took Reliance public in 1977 and was worth $25.6 billion upon his death. Dirubhai Ambani died on July 6th 2002.
3. Rishi Kapoor
Famous as the “Romance King” of his times, Rishi Kapoor was one of the best actors Bollywood has ever produced. Son of Raj Kapoor and Krishna Kapoor was still shooting for the cinema before the pandemic. A true dedicated artist of Bollywood passed away on 30 April 2020.
His net worth is almost calculated at Rs 300 Crore which is a big amount of fortune for the Kapoor Family.
Sridevi was considered to be the first female superstar of Bollywood. She had the glamour and carried the enchantment with her, a lure to watch on big screen. In a career of four decaded she delivered multiple hits. Her sudden demise in 2018 came as shock to everyone.
5. Ram Jethmalani
Ram Jethmalani was one of the most significant lawyers of India, someone who pulled no punches and fought hard for all his clients. He served as Union Minister of Law and Justice and also been the chairman of Indian Bar Council and President of Supreme Court Bar Association.
Mr. Jethmalani was being paid Rs 25 lakh for each court appearance and 1 crore in retainers by the super rich people. With a career span of more than six decaded, he is estimated to have fortune of at least Rs 100-200 crore.
6. V.G. Siddhartha
Veerappa Gangaiah Siddhartha Hegde, the man from Karnataka was the founder of India’s biggest Cafe chain called Café Coffee Day. Siddhartha came from a family who were into the coffee business for 140 years. There was no looking back since he opened his first CCD in 1996 until the day he committed S#icid# in 2019.
From the reports of 2015 VG Siddhartha left Rs 8,200 crore of net worth.
7. Om Puri
Om Puri is an actor who needs no introduction in India or abroad. With a career span of around 45 years the veteran actor was undoubtedly one of the best talented actors the film industry has produced.
His net worth was around 151 crore before his death in 2017.
Every Indian was shocked by the sudden death of Sushanth Singh Rajput. The case still remain a mystery. The 34 Year old actor left the world on 14 June 2020.
Reports claim Sushant Singh Rajput had a net worth of approx 60 crore. His films like Chichhore and M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story were a box office hit which has earned him this fortune.
9. Shashi Kapoor
The dedicated, loyal and stalwart of the big Kapoor family, Shashi Kapoor was the glamour of the Bollywood industry for a long period of time. A brilliant actor and also a great producer who worked in the industry for 58 years and left a staggering net worth is of Rs 600 crore for his family after his demise on 4 December 2017.
10. Arun Jaitley
The former Finance Minister on India, a prominent politician and an attorney of great variance, Arun Jaitley was the man who grabbed all the attention of the media before general elections 2014. He served as the Finance Minister from 2014 to 2019 in the BJP government.
He died on 24 August 2019 aged 66 years. According to reports he had a net worth of Rs 113 Crore which he left for his family.
11. Dev Anand
The “Chocolate Boy” of Bollywood, Dev Anand was an impressive actor. He also worked as a writer, director and producer and worked in the Hindi cinema industry for more thansix decades. Few of his most famous movies are Johny Mera Naam, Jewel Thief, Kaala Pani, etc.
Dev Anand died at the age of 88 on 3 December 2011, his net worth was recorded around 50 Million USD.