India | Rihanna, Zuckerberg, Ivanka Trump, invited to tycoon Ambani’s festivities

(Jamnagar) Pop star Rihanna, Meta boss Mark Zuckerberg and Ivanka Trump, among some of the world’s most influential people, are in India on Friday invited to the lavish festivities hosted by Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, to celebrate her son’s upcoming wedding.


Photographs released by Indian media confirmed the arrival of Rihanna, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, as well as Ivanka Trump, eldest daughter of former US President Donald Trump, in Jamnagar, in the state of Gujarat, in western India.

R&B star Rihanna, who gave birth to her second child in August, is expected to preside over the entertainment, performing in public for the first time since last year’s Superbowl, local media reported.

  • Rihanna (dressed in pink and green)

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    Rihanna (dressed in pink and green)

  • Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks with Bill Gates and Paula Hurd

    RELIANCE INDUSTRIES PHOTO, PROVIDED BY REUTERS

    Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks with Bill Gates and Paula Hurd

  • Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner (right)

    RELIANCE GROUP PHOTO, PROVIDED BY ASSOCIATED PRESS

    Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner (right)

  • Bollywood stars Amir Khan, Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan

    RELIANCE GROUP PHOTO, PROVIDED BY ASSOCIATED PRESS

    Bollywood stars Amir Khan, Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan

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According to India Todaya fee of 9 million dollars was offered to the singer from Barbados to participate in the event.

Bosses of large international companies, Bollywood stars, and politicians are also expected to participate in the festivities organized by Mukesh Ambani.

Illusionist David Blaine and Bollywood star Diljit Dosanjh will perform for the distinguished guests.

Mr. Ambani, 66, chairman of oil and telecommunications giant Reliance Industries, is Asia’s richest person and the 10the of the world, according to the list Forbes billionaires in real time, worth more than $116 billion.

Showing off his fortune

He inherited an already thriving industrial business spanning oil, gas and petrochemicals from his father and built it into a conglomerate with lucrative interests in retail, telecommunications and an Indian Premier League cricket team.

Reliance’s partnerships with brands like Burberry and Armani have enabled it to meet the growing demand for luxury goods in India.

Antilia, Mr. Ambani’s family home, is a 27-story skyscraper that reportedly cost more than $1 billion to build, has 600 permanent employees and is a landmark in Bombay.

Once the building was completed in 2010, the tycoon came under criticism from author Arundhati Roy, among others, for such a display of his immense fortune in the face of the multitude of his compatriots living in terrible poverty.

Mr Ambani had organized India’s most expensive wedding for his daughter in 2018, reportedly costing $100 million, with a concert by American pop star Beyoncé.

On Wednesday evening, Mr. Ambani and his wife Nita, accompanied by their son Anant and his fiancée Radhika Merchant, opened the celebrations by hosting a dinner for the 50,000 residents of Jamnagar, birthplace of Reliance.

Anant Ambani, 28, who sits on the board of several Reliance-owned companies, is set to marry Radhika Merchant, 29, the daughter of an Indian industrialist, later this year.

The Ambani family is building a huge Hindu temple complex in Jamnagar to celebrate their union and keep “India’s rich cultural and spiritual identity at the heart of the wedding festivities”, the Reliance Foundation said on Monday. social networks.

Microsoft founder Bill Gates, former US President’s daughter Ivanka Trump, former Swedish Prime Ministers Carl Bildt and Canadian Stephen Harper, the King of Bhutan, Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan, cricket icons Sachin Tendulkar and M. S. Dhoni, and tycoon Gautam Adani, are among the personalities invited to the festivities.

Disney boss Robert Iger is also among the guests. A deal between Reliance Industries and Walt Disney to merge their Indian media businesses was announced on Wednesday. The merger will create an $8.5 billion entertainment giant in the world’s most populous country and fifth-largest economy.


reference: www.lapresse.ca

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