Nusli Wadia

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Nusli Wadia
Born Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Businessman

Nusli Wadia is an Indian Parsi entrepreneur. He is the Chairman of the Wadia Group.[1] Wadia is the son Dina and Neville Wadia. Dina was the daughter of the founder of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah


Wadia is a member of the Wadia family, and a direct descendant of Lovji Nusserwanjee Wadia, Sir Cowasji Jehangir (Readymoney) and Dinshaw Maneckji Petit, as well as a distant relative of JRD Tata.

In 2003 Wadia accompanied his mother Dina on a visit to Pakistan, during which he visited the mausoleum of his grandfather Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi.[2]

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He is married to Maureen Wadia, a former air hostess, who heads Gladrags magazine and is one of the forces behind the Mrs. India beauty pageant. They have two sons: Ness Wadia and Jehangir Wadia.[3] Ness Wadia is managing director of Bombay Dyeing and co-owner of Kings XI Punjab team in the IPL, and Jehangir Wadia heads Go Air.


  1. ^ "Nusli Neville Wadia Executive Profile & Biography". Businessweek. Retrieved 2014-09-18. 
  2. ^ Dina Wadia visits Mazar of her Father, the Quaid-i-Azam
  3. ^ Singh, Rohini (13 July 2009). "I want to consolidate: Nusli Wadia". Economic Times. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 

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