Anant Ambani to wed Radhika Merchant, families announce
Mumbai, December 29, 2022
Anant Ambani, the younger son of Nita and Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani got engaged to Radhika Merchant today.
"The “Roka” (engagement) ceremony of Radhika Merchant, daughter of Shaila and Viren Merchant and Anant Ambani, son of Nita and Mukesh Ambani was performed at the Shrinathji Temple at NathDwara in Rajasthan today in the presence of family members and friends and blessed by the priests of the temple," the two families said in a statement.
"The young couple spent the day at the temple seeking Lord Shrinathji’s blessings for their upcoming union and participated in the traditional Raj-bhog-shringaar ceremonies at the temple. The family and friends will together celebrate the happy occasion later today," it said.
"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," it said.
Anant, 27, has two elder siblings, Akash and Isha, who are twins.
Anant completed his studies from Brown University in the USA and has since served at Reliance industries in various capacities including as a member on the Boards of Jio Platforms and Reliance Retail Ventures. He currently leads the energy business of RIL.
Radhika is a graduate of New York University and serves as a Director on the Board of Encore Healthcare.