Indians lead Forbes Asian richest families list

INVfobSeventeen Indian families feature in the maiden Forbes list of 50 richest Asian families.

The Ambanis lead the Indian families list at third rank with wealth estimated at $21.5 billion, followed by the Premjis, ranked 7th on the list with $17 billion.

They are followed by the Hindujas, Mistry and Godrej families that rank 9th, 10th and 15th. Among the 17 Indian families, some are no longer Indian citizens. The report also states that while most on the list have stayed united over generations, the 50 also includes those who have gone separate ways in business, or are entirely estranged.