After Prince Mukarram Jah, the last formal Nizam of Hyderabad, passed away in January 17, his son Mir Muhammad Azmat Ali Khan became the next Nizam of Hyderabad. However, the Indian government abolished titles in 1971, so he won’t be called Nizam IX. But Azmet Jah still manages Nizam Trusts at his father’s request along with other responsibilities.
Mir Mukkaram Jah took over as the successor to Mir Osman Ali Khan after his death in 1954. He was considered to be India’s wealthiest person until the 1980s.
Who is Azmet Jah?
Azmet Jah was born on July 23, 1960, and he is a filmmaker, photographer, and cinematographer.
Azmet Jah’s education and family
Azmet Jah went to school in London before graduating from the University of Southern California in 1984. He got married to Zeynap Naz Güvendiren, the daughter of Altan Güvendiren, in 1996. They have a son named Murad Jah.
Azmet Jah’s career
Azmet Jah, the current Nizam of Hyderabad, has worked on many Hollywood movies including The Last Crusade, Navy Seals, Basic Instinct, Indiana Jones, and Life of Charlie Chaplin. He has also worked with famous directors like Steven Spielberg and Richard Attenborough. In 2011, Azmet Jah announced that he will be making two films, one on Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and the other on his great-grandfather, Osman Ali Khan.
Azmet Jah’s assets
Azmet Jah inherited the Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad, which is a historic place. The British art auction house valued it at £10 million. The Taj Group of hotels took a lease on the property in 2000 and paid the Nizam an annual lease of Rs 1 crore, according to the Times of India.
Azmet Jah has inherited several palaces in Hyderabad such as the Chowmahalla Palace, Nazri Bagh Palace, Chiran Palace, and Purani Haveli. He has also inherited the Naukhanda Palace in Aurangabad. The Chowmahalla Palace is now a museum.
According to The Times of India, Azmet Jah inherited the biggest gold coin ever made, which weighs 12 kg. His father, Mukarram Jah, was paid a small amount of $22 million (Rs 2.2 crore) by the government for the jewel in 2002, as reported by The Wire.
Azmet Jah inherited his father Mukarram Jah’s luxurious cars, which include a Bentley, a Jeep, and a Mercedes. This was reported by The Hindu.
Rs 100 crore net worth
Azmet Jah has inherited a wealth of Rs 100 crore from his father and also earns money from the films he makes.