Dhirubhai Ambani’s life is a rags-to-riches story, from Bombay’s crowded pavements and bazaars to the city’s extravagantly wealthy social circles where. Banned book: The Polyester Prince: The Rise of Dhirubhai Ambani HarperCollins, Status: Injunction against the book in Hamish McDonald The polyester prince: the rise of Dhirubhai Ambani /​ Hamish McDonald. Author. McDonald, Hamish, Published. St. Leonards, N.S.W.: Allen &​ Unwin.

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Read it if you understand that ‘Jealousy is the mark of respect in India’ I don’t think that there is a better way to fully appreciate the breathtaking rise of Ambani, polyestr fully he permeated the Indian government and bureaucracy or his masterful handling of capital and markets, and his failures and troubles as bamish.

He answeres many questions Until this part, dhirubhai never really had strong opponents. The book talks abt a neat lil trick that Ambani used to make his company look healthy on paper and hence attractive to Investors.

Finally got to read this book about the rise of Dhirubhai Ambani. The particular connection of Dhirubhai and the family of investors is certainly broken. The ban on the book was a real curiosity creator. So I already knew a lot of facts and stories, that are described at length in the book.

Aug 13, Projection rated it really liked it. polyested

I am happily surprised to know about ambani’s involvement in independence struggle. State Library of NSW.

This article about a biographical or autobiographical book on businesspeople is a stub. This book is a small biography of Dhirubhai Ambani till reliance was set up and then morphs into a story of reliance Ltd, its dizzy peaks and deep troughs. The revealations made by Gurumurthy are truly amazing: The textile giant continues to realize prinve dream to be known as the outsider who took on India’s business establishment and won, establishing a world-class company in the process.


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In the 26 years since its foundation, Ambani’s Reliance Group has risen to rival the dominant industrial houses, and by the group had 1. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait But in all a good bookswhat the congress has done with this country for the past 50 60 years is not hidden and this book shows a glimpse of thatI am a born Jan sanghiye and after reading all this my hate towards congress only grows!!!

User Review – Flag as inappropriate my guru. Until the arrival of Ambani, and now more like him, India’s big business scene was dominated by a few industrial houses from British times. So it is less of a bio, and more of a documentary on Reliances rise in Indian business scene.

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The writing style frequently goes back and forth in time, making it confusing sometimes. When the sudden news of the split came about. Nov 16, Cyril Polyesterr rated it really liked it.

View all comments. I just happened to be here in India on a holiday with my family at the end of when it all burst into the open.

And then in earlypirated copies of the original book started appearing in Mumbai and I sort of realized that there was pent-up demand for the background of the Ambani feud. But one has to have a large bowl of salt rady, while reading this.


But for somebody who is coming fresh, this book is a gold mine! These are the little straws in the wind that people are picking up. Dhitubhai ambitions were racing even further. Hence you need to find it on internet. Open to the public. Simply because of the fact that at few places this book becomes more a flight of fantasy which only a foreigner could have cooked up, visualizing the all embracing “jugaad” in context of India.

A small but steady stream of books continues to be brought into India from friends or relatives living abroad. Makes it all the more alluring. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The book claims that Dhirubhai Ambani and Co manipulated share price, played the role of really cunning fox at every turn, showed great extent of favoritism to people from Gujarat am Wow that took a long time to complete odd pages.

That would have been a bit galling to always be the junior brother. This is the story of a rising capitalist group in post-independence India. The Rise of Dhirubhai Ambanian unauthorized biography of Dhirubhai Ambani published in and not widely available. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen.

There was also the Cain and Abel kind of rivalry between the brothers. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes.