Kiran Nadar

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Kiran Nadar
ResidenceChennai, India
OccupationArt Collector,
Spouse(s)Shiv Nadar
ChildrenRoshni Nadar (daughter)

Kiran Shiv Nadar is an Indian art collector and philanthropist.[1] She is the wife of Shiv Nadar, the founder of HCL Technologies, and is a trustee of the Shiv Nadar Foundation and the founder of the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art.[2]

Personal life[edit]

She met Shiv Nadar at an advertising agency where she worked and the two got married.[3] She and Shiv Nadar have a daughter called Roshni Nadar.[4] She is also one of the top contract bridge players in India [1].


Nadar started her career in advertising as a communications and brands professional at MGM. She then joined NIIT and helped shape the brand.[5]

Currently, her roles include managing the SSN Trust, Public Health Foundation of India (PFHI), Rasaja Foundation and the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation to support young Muslim girls in their education in Uttar Pradesh.[3]


  1. ^ Goel, Poonam. "Treasuring art, the Kiran Nadar way". Deccan Herald. Retrieved 14 May 2012.
  2. ^ "Jury". The Skoda Art prize. Retrieved 12 May 2012.
  3. ^ a b R, Prerna (27 January 2011). "Kiran Nadar: The art of sharing". Mumbai: Business Standard. Retrieved 8 June 2012.
  4. ^ "Nisa Godrej, Roshni Nadar among Forbes billionaire heiresses". Business Standard. 22 June 2010. Retrieved 14 May 2012.
  5. ^ Singh, Pallavi (23 January 2012). "The Kiran Nadar Museum of Art". Economic Times. Retrieved 12 May 2012.

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