Vijay Mallya

1955 - Today

Vijay Mallya

Vijay Vittal Mallya (born 18 December 1955) is an Indian businessman and former Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha). He is the subject of an extradition effort by the Indian Government to return him from the UK to face charges of financial crimes in India.Mallya is a former owner of the Royal Challengers Bangalore cricket team. The son of a businessman, he is the ex-chairman of United Spirits, the largest spirits company in India, and continues to serve as chairman of United Breweries Group, an Indian conglomerate with interests including beverage alcohol, aviation infrastructure, real estate and fertilizer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vijay Mallya has received more than 5,906,768 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 329th most popular businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Vijay Mallya ranks 335 out of 481Before him are Jorma Ollila, Josep Bonaplata i Corriol, Dana White, Mikhail Fridman, Bob Lazar, and William McGregor. After him are Lei Jun, Jawed Karim, Gene Haas, Benjamin Vulliamy, Jerry Buss, and Lee Jae-yong.

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Among people born in 1955, Vijay Mallya ranks 227Before him are Julian Richings, Marina Sirtis, Teo Fabi, Bärbel Wöckel, Katsuyuki Kawachi, and Verónica Forqué. After him are Darius Khondji, Deborra-Lee Furness, Paul Simonon, Thomas Hampson, Aleksandre Chivadze, and Djamel Zidane.

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Among people born in India, Vijay Mallya ranks 418 out of 848Before him are Sachin Tendulkar (1973), Freida Pinto (1984), B. D. Jatti (1912), Verghese Kurien (1921), Abhishek Bachchan (1976), and N. T. Rama Rao (1923). After him are Surendranath Banerjee (1848), Saadat Hasan Manto (1912), Nilakantha Somayaji (1444), Govind Ballabh Pant (1887), Feroz Khan (1939), and Preity Zinta (1975).


Among businesspeople born in India, Vijay Mallya ranks 8Before him are Jamsetji Tata (1839), Ratan Tata (1937), Dhirubhai Ambani (1932), Satya Nadella (1967), Azim Premji (1945), and Sundar Pichai (1972). After him are Indra Nooyi (1955), Anil Ambani (1959), Vinod Khosla (1955), and Sabeer Bhatia (1968).

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