Smitha V. Crishna ranked first in Kotak Wealth Hurun-Leading Wealthy Women 2018 list
Smitha V. Crishna, a third-generation heir of the Godrej family, has been ranked first in the Kotak Wealth Hurun-Leading Wealthy Women 2018 list with an estimated wealth of Rs 37,570 crore. In 2014, she made news with the purchase of a bungalow that belonged to Dr. Homi J. Bhabha for Rs 371 crore. Roshni Nadar, CEO and executive director at HCL, ranked second in the list with an estimated wealth of Rs 30,200 crore. Indu Jain, the chairperson of the Times Group, ranked third in the list, followed by Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Kiran Nadar, Leena Gandhi Tewari, Sangita Jindal and Jayshree Ulla. Industry wise, pharmaceuticals leads with 22 women from that sector on the list. It is followed by Software & Services with 12 individuals, and Food & Beverages with 8 individuals featured in the list.