05 Mar 2018
Akash Ambani's getting married this year and here's the bride-to-be!
Mukesh Ambani's son Akash, the scion of India's richest family, is going to marry Shloka Mehta, the youngest daughter of diamantaire Russell Mehta, later this year if sources are to be believed.
While the two families have refused to comment on the wedding, an announcement of engagement could be made in next few weeks with the wedding being planned for early December.
Akash, Shloka studied together; both families know each other well
Akash is the eldest son of India's richest man Mukesh Ambani, and Shloka Mehta is the daughter of Russell Mehta, who heads Rosy Blue Diamonds.
The Ambanis and Mehtas know each other well; Akash and Shloka even studied together at Dhirubhai Ambani International School.
Emails and reminders sent to a spokesperson of Ambani family, his company Reliance Industries, and Rosy Blue spokesperson remained unanswered.
Wedding will take place in India: A source
A source close to Ambani family said, "No dates of either the wedding or engagement of Akash Ambani have been finalized".
"As and when any good news is to be shared, the family will be delighted to share with everyone," the source said.
The source discounted talks of 24 March as engagement date and added that the wedding would take place in India.
Akash Ambani is a member on Reliance Jio Infocomm's board
Akash Ambani and his twin sister Isha are eldest of the three children of Mukesh and Nita Ambani. He is on the board of Reliance Jio, the group's fast-growing telecom venture.
Shloka Mehta is the youngest of three children of Russell and Mona Mehta. Mona, however, is said to be a relative of the fugitive diamond jeweler, Nirav Modi.
Who is Shloka Mehta?
After finishing schooling at Dhirubhai Ambani International School in 2009, Shloka Mehta went on to study Anthropology at Princeton University and masters in Law at The London School of Economics and Political Science.
She is now a director on Rosy Blue Foundation since July 2014. She is also a co-founder of ConnectFor, which matches volunteers with NGOs that need them.