Author: Alam Srinivas
Publisher: Roli Books
ISBN/UPC (if available): 817436417X
Did Dhirubhai Ambani know about the tensions between his two sons, Mukesh and Anil?
Did the patriarch merge RIL and Reliance Petroleum to prevent a future split in the Reliance group?
What were the reasons for the frenetic growth of the Ambanis in just about three decades and the subsequent division in less than three years after Dhirubhai’s death?
What were Dhirubhai’s traits that kept the Ambani family together?
What were the differences in Mukesh’s and Anil’s personalities that led to their falling apart?
Did mother Kokilaben play a role in bringing about a truce between her two sons?
How was the seven-month-old war between Mukesh and Anil fought?
A blow-by-blow account of the Ambani saga by Alam Srinivas, Business Editor, Outlook, who has tracked the Reliance group for twenty years.
INTRODUCTION - A NEW BEGINNING
The Cloak-and-Dagger Tale
A Tale of Two Truths
Lifting the Veil
Infocomm or Info-Bomb
Riding the RIL Tiger
Anatomy of a Split
The Future of Business Families
Epilogue: End of an Era