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Becoming a Millionaire

A poor girl from a Telangana village, who grew up in an orphanage, was married off at 16, and forced to work in the paddy farms for a daily wage of Rs 5, is now the owner of a USD 15 million turnover company. Ajuli Tulsyan unravels her story

Way to Riches

He is now a multi-millionaire, but grew up as a child in poverty in a tough neighborhood. Pursuing his dream job on the way to becoming a millionaire he had even slept many times in a public bathroom with his toddler son, says P C Vinoj Kumar

Rising Star

Saravanan Nagaraj, a twelfth-fail from the small town of Virudhachalam in Tamil Nadu, went all the way to Virginia in the United States, to build a USD 2.5 million turnover company, breaking several barriers on the way, says Usha Prasad

Scholar & Entrepreneur

When Sivakumar Jayabalan came to the US for his post doctoral fellowship he had just $500 in his pocket. Today, his net worth is estimated at USD 250 million (approximately Rs 2000 crore) and he has plans to start an airline company, says Shyla F

A Meteoric Rise

Starting as a marketing executive for a salary of Rs 1,200 in Trichy, Sidd Ahmed quickly climbed the career ladder and ended up founding a company in the US in 2007 whose turnover has touched $260 million (Rs 2114 crore) this year, says Shyla F