Anuradha Mahindra, wife of billionaire businessman Anand Mahindra, has established herself remarkably in the world of luxury and lifestyle, alongside the already popular name of her husband. She is the founder of renowned magazines, Man’s World and Verve. Born in Mumbai to a devout Hindu family, Anuradha Mahindra first met Anand while studying at Sophia College.
Their love story is captivating – Anand was working on a student film when he met a 17-year-old Anuradha. Impressed by her intellect and attitude, they instantly hit it off. After a few years, Anand proposed to her with his grandmother’s ring, which is her most beloved possession.
Taking a semester off from his studies, Anand married Anuradha, and they both went to study at Boston University in the United States. They got married on June 17, 1985, and now proudly have two daughters. Anuradha co-founded ‘Man’s World’ magazine upon their return to India.
Following the success of Man’s World, Anuradha Mahindra ventured into the luxury lifestyle space and launched ‘Verve’ magazine. She has a passion for reading and enjoys the works of popular writers like Haruki Murakami, Gabriel García Márquez, and VS Naipaul. As a journalist, Anuradha Mahindra is undoubtedly one of India’s most successful journalists.
Beyond her business endeavors, Anuradha Mahindra is a philanthropist and serves as one of the trustees of the K. C. Mahindra Education Trust, actively contributing to providing educational and financial aid to underprivileged children. Her husband, Anand Mahindra, is among India’s top industrialists, with a net worth of around USD 2.3 billion according to Forbes.