The Ambani family is one of the most influential families in the country. While Dhirubhai Ambani’s elder son Mukesh Ambani is constantly climbing the ladder of success, the younger son Anil Ambani’s business has been running at a loss for some time and he is burdened with debt. Anil Ambani lives far away from the limelight, but during an interview, he became emotional by reminiscing his childhood.
Actually, once Anil Ambani had also reached Simi Garewal’s show Rendezvous With Simi Garewal, then he had mentioned about the hard work and journey of his father Dhirubhai Ambani. Also told how his childhood was spent.
Dhirubhai used to stay with family in Chawl: Anil Ambani said that he used to live with his family in a chawl in the Kabatoor Khana area of Mumbai. Talking about Dhirubhai Ambani’s journey, Anil Ambani had said, “This dream started when he went abroad and used to work at a petrol pump there.” At that time it came to his mind that I should do something for India. ”
Anil Ambani further states, “When people used to talk to my father about his thinking. So he used to call them day dreamers. “
Simi Grewal asks Anil Ambani, “When you were born in 1959, how was life at that time?” To this, Anil recalls those days, stating, “In 1959 my father returned to India. There were 6 people in our family, my grandmother was alive at that time. We used to live in seven chawls. Which was in Kaboot Khana, the backward area of Mumbai. “
There was only one bathroom for 100 people: Anil Ambani had said, “She was a very big chawl. We used to live on the fourth floor. It had a bedroom, hall and kitchen. There was no bathroom in our house. There was a common toilet. Where at least 100 people of that floor used to go. So we grew up in such an environment. We did not have much clothes. We used to share each other’s clothes. It was a trivial matter. “