Venugopal Dhoot

Venugopal Dhoot
Venugopal Dhoot
At a Glance
  • Age
  • Earnings
    $1800 Million
  • Source of earnings
  • Marital Status
  • Children
  • Residence

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#30 India Rich List 2013


Venugopal Dhoot controls Videocon, maker of electronics and appliances that also has interests in oil and gas. In September its shares rose on news of a major oil find in Brazil. In June, it inked a $2.5 billion deal to sell 10% stake in a Mozambique oilfield to state-owned explorers ONGC Videsh and Oil India. In February, his insurance joint venture with Liberty Mutual of the U.S. started operations. He plans to list Bharat Business Channel, provider of direct-to-home television services, which has 7 million subscribers and is run by nephew Saurabh. Son Anirudh oversees the consumer durables business.

India Rich List 2013

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