The Polyester Prince By Hamish McDonald
The Polyester Prince The Rise of Dhirubhai Ambani is an unauthorized biography of Indian enterprise tycoon and Reliance Industries founder Dhirubhai Ambani. The guide was written by Australian journalist Hamish McDonald and first printed by Allen & Unwin, an Australian writer, in 1998.
Dhirubhai Ambani’s life is a rags-to-riches story, from Bombay’s crowded pavements and bazaars to the town’s extravagantly rich social circles the place enterprise tycoons, stockmarket speculators, smugglers, politicians and Hindi movie stars mingle, earn money, make and break marriages and perform extended feuds-sometimes violent, typically histrionic.
Till the arrival of Ambani, India’s huge enterprise scene was dominated by a number of industrial homes from British occasions. In simply 26 years since its basis, Ambani’s Reliance group has risen to rival these homes. By 1995 the group had 2.6 million traders.
Together with the dramatic enlargement of the Reliance Group have come intricate political connections, a complete raft of corruption prices and a rollercoaster of booms and crashes for Ambani and his firm. This research reveals how capitalism emerges by truthful means and foul within the new industrial nations of the Third World, and is one in every of only a few research of Asian or Third World tycoons.