Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) chairman Mukesh Ambani has topped the Forbes list of India's 100 richest tycoons for the ninth consecutive year with a net worth of $22.7 billion. His wealth went up from last year's $18.9 billion to $22.7 billion (over Rs 1.5 lakh crore) riding on the back of Reliance shares witnessing a 21 per cent spike in 12 months.

Forbes' list of richest Indians
Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd.Reuters

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries boss Dilip Shanghvi bagged the second spot with $16.9 billion; his net wealth dipped by $1.1 billion since last year. At number three are the Hinduja brothers — Srichand, Gopichand, Prakash, and Ashok — with net worth of $15.2 billion, followed by tech magnate Azim Premji, who banked $15 billion last year.

Rounding off the top 10 list are Pallonji Mistry, Lakshmi Mittal, Godrej family, Shiv Nadar, Kumar Birla and Cyrus Poonawalla.

Forbes' list of richest Indians
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd Director Dilip Shanghvi.Reuters
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Prakash Hinduja (L), accompanied by his brother Srichand Hinduja (R) of the Hinduja Group.Reuters
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Wipro Technologies boss Azim Premji.Reuters
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ArcelorMittal Chairman Lakshmi Mittal.Reuters
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Adi Godrej, chairman of The Godrej Group.Reuters
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HCL Technologies co-founder Shiv Nadar.IANS
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Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Birla.Reuters
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Serum Institute of India owner Cyrus Poonawalla.http://cyruspoonawalla.com/index.html

 Here is the 100 richest Indians' list.