Post a roka ceremony which took place last year in Rajasthan, Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant got engaged in Antilia on the date January 19. A pre-engagement Mehendi ceremony was organised in Mumbai quite recently, in which Merchants decked up in a mesmerising pink lehenga by Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla.
Post their roka ceremony, which was organised at Shrinathji Temple in Rajasthan’s Nathdwara on the date December 29, a formal statement by the Ambani family quoted, “Anant and Radhika have known each other for a few years and today’s ceremony commences the formal journey of their marriage in the coming months. Both families seek the blessings and good wishes of everyone for Radhika and Anant as they start their journey of togetherness.”
A well-trained classical dancer, Radhika Merchant is the daughter of a popular business tycoon named Viren Merchant and Shaila Merchant. Viren Merchant is counted among the wealthiest businessmen in India and is the CEO of Encore Healthcare, a privately owned pharmaceutical manufacturing company.
As per the DNA, Radhika Merchant’s net worth is somewhat in the range of 8 crores to Rs 10 crore. The majority of her income is earned from her family business, Encore Healthcare. Her father Viren Merchant on the other side, has a net worth of Rs 755 crore, according to Times Now. Together with being the CEO of Encore Healthcare, he is also the director of Encore Natural Polymers, Encore Polyfrac Products, Encore Business Centre, Saidarshan Business Centres and ZYG Pharma.
Radhika lives a luxurious life and is also the owner of many sky-expensive things taking into account designer bags, shoes and clothes. The merchant was witnessed holding a Judith Leiber clutch which is tagged at US$4,195 (Rs 3 lakh approx). Decked up in crystals, the clutch has a leather-lined interior and was designed in Italy. The Rahul Mishra lehenga she carried to the wedding ceremony of Armaan Jain and Anissa Malhotra is said to cost around US$4,194 (over Rs 3 lakh), according to SCMP.
In one of her photos posted on her Instagram fan page which has more than 60,000 followers, Merchant is witnessed wearing a sequined ivory gown by Sabyasachi, which is tagged around US$4,400, according to Times Now.
In different social media uploads, the 28-year-old is witnessed decked up in a floral white Dolce & Gabbana dress costing around $2,345 together with a pair of platform sandals from the above brand, worth US$1,790, according to Times Now.