Akash Ambani, eldest son of Indian billionaire and chief of Reliance Industries Limited, Mukesh Ambani, has been engaged to Shloka Mehta, daughter of diamond magnate and MD of the Rosy Blue empire, Russell Mehta.
Previously known as B Arunkumar & Co, Rosy Blue is ranked among the top six diamond companies of India.
It has been reported that Akash proposed to Shloka at a private ceremony in Goa on Saturday. According to reports, Akash (27) and Shloka studied together in Dhirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai.
The couple later went their separate ways where Akash completed his major in economics from Brown University, USA and Shloka did her Masters in Law at The London School of Economics and Political Science.
Shloka, youngest of the three Mehta’s, is director of Rosy Blue Foundation and the co-founder of ConnectFor, an organisation that matches volunteers with NGOs that need them. Shloka’s elder sister Diya recently married business tycoon Amit Jaiya’s (of Hardcastle Restaurants) son Ayush Jatia.
Akash currently heads strategy at Jio, Reliance Industry’s 4G service provider.
Akash’s twi Isha Ambani is the co-founder of Jio and also heads Reliance Retail, which is the largest retailer in Indian in terms of revenue and is partners with big brands such as Marks and Spencer, Kenneth Cole, Muji, Steve Madden, Hamleys, Hunkemoller and Superdry.
Shloka’s mother Mona Mehta is reportedly related to fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, key accused in the Rs. 14,500 Punjab National Bank scam. Further, it was also reported that in December 2016, Mukesh Ambani’s neice Ishita Salgaonkar got married to Nirav’s brother, Nishaal Modi.
According to reports, the wedding is being planned for December 2018. Here are the pictures from the ceremony: