Nusli Wadia

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Nusli Wadia
Nationality Indian
Occupation Businessman
Spouse(s) Maureen Wadia
Children Ness, Jehangir
Parent(s) Neville Wadia
Dina Jinnah
Relatives See Wadia family

Nusli Wadia is an Indian Parsi entrepreneur. He is the Chairman of the Wadia Group and the grandson of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan.[1]

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See also: Wadia family

Nusli is the son of businessman Neville Wadia and Dina Wadia. His maternal grandfather Muhammad Ali Jinnah was the founder of Pakistan, while, his maternal grandmother, Rattanbai Petit was born into two of the elite families of India, the Petit and the Tata family. His grandaunt, Fatima Jinnah, took part in the struggle for Pakistan Movement.

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.[2]

In 2003, Wadia accompanied his mother Dina and sons Ness and Jehangir, on a visit to Pakistan, during which he visited the mausoleum of his grandfather Muhammad Ali Jinnah, and grandaunt Fatima Jinnah in Karachi.[3]


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

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