Dhirubhai Ambani’s life is a rags-to-riches story, from Bombay’s crowded pavements and bazaars to the city’s extravagantly wealthy social circles where. Banned book: The Polyester Prince: The Rise of Dhirubhai Ambani HarperCollins, Status: Injunction against the book in Hamish McDonald The polyester prince: the rise of Dhirubhai Ambani /​ Hamish McDonald. Author. McDonald, Hamish, Published. St. Leonards, N.S.W.: Allen &​ Unwin.

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The Yemen silver coins business: Public Private login e. The book claims that Dhirubhai Ambani and Co manipulated share price, played the role of really cunning fox at every turn, showed great extent of favoritism to people from Gujarat among other criminal frauds. Simply because of the fact that at few places this book becomes more a flight of fantasy which only a foreigner could have cooked up, visualizing the all embracing “jugaad” in context of India.

We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. Why do you say that? READ if you want to find out polyeeter brought Ambanis to the level where they’re today. The book does a fair bit in portraying the background in terms of the business environment, political scene and media. It is better to know in advance about basic share market practices and terminologies to easily understand the mvdonald in the book.

The book is an interesting read. Nov 16, Cyril Danthi rated it really liked it. Just an amazing read that to open the mind and a way to look behind the curtain and understand who appears to be at front are puppets,players are behind the curtain!!!!!!! He answeres many questions In the 26 years since its foundation, Ambani’s Reliance Group has risen to rival the dominant industrial houses, and by the group had 1.


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It was such a laborious read, had to skim over so many parts as it is not written compellingly at all. When the sudden news of the split came about.

Along with the dramatic expansion of the Reliance Group have come intricate political connections, corruption charges, and an abundance of booms and crashes for Ambani and his company.

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Separate different tags with a comma. Banning this book has given a racy fiction like book a cult status. Dhirubhai Ambani’s life is a rags-to-riches story, from Bombay’s crowded pavements and bazaars to the city’s extravagantly wealthy social circles where business tycoons, stockmarket speculators, smugglers, politicians and Hindi film stars mingle, make money, make and break marriages and carry out prolonged feuds.

Mar 24, Chandrashekar rated it liked it Shelves: These 8 locations in New South Wales: It would also not have been great for investors in Reliance, as it would have led to reckless or careless expansions of near ventures.

View all comments. Money is the big player in politics. McDonald interacted with and interviewed many people who had known Ambani personally, including politicians, businessmen, lawyers and media persons. See 1 question about The Polyester Prince….

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Conduct of CBI and how congress controls it. It would be no surprise if Modi has also been cunningly used by them. An Indian could have never written this.


The University of Melbourne Library. Until this part, dhirubhai never really had strong opponents.

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However, for anyone interested in knowing, how did India grow, this books gives a sneak peek into how industries and governments of the time functioned. The Ambani’s have always been manipulating the ruling parties and effectively changing decisions in their favor.

Both of this needed huge funds. Feb 17, Pramod rated it liked it. Can’t blame the author though. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This books shows the practical and dark side of Mr Ambani and how he navigated the tight bureaucratic structure of newly independent India; how he arm twisted it when needed and made the most of present scenarios. An honest hmaish which details the meteoric rise of Ambani. Read it if you understand that ‘Jealousy is the mark of mcxonald in India’ I don’t think that there is a better way to fully appreciate the breathtaking rise of Ambani, how fully he permeated the Indian government and bureaucracy or his masterful handling of capital and markets, and his failures and troubles as well.

It doesn’t help either that the author seems to have a superficial understanding of Indian politics. Nearly a decade later, inpirated copies of the book began to be sold at traffic signals in Mumbai.

Very well done throughout the book with well researched facts, a pinch of dramatisation and anecdotal sto Great to know the behind the scene story of the Ambanis.

That would be a concentration of economic power that would be worrying for India and would not have been polyestwr value for either side. University of Wollongong Library.