Radhika Merchant

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Radhika Merchant Radhika Merchant

Birth Date December 18, 1994
Birth Place Mumbai, India
Nationality Indian
Education The Cathedral and John Connon School, École Mondiale World School, BD Somani International School New York University (BA, Political Science)
Occupation Board of Directors at Encore Healthcare
Known For Indian classical dancer, Animal welfare advocate
Spouse Anant Ambani

Radhika Merchant(born on December 18, 1994), in Mumbai, hails from Kutch in Gujarat. She is an accomplished Indian classical dancer and serves on the board of directors of the pharmaceutical company Encore Healthcare, alongside her parents, Viren and Shaila Merchant[1]. Her father, Viren Merchant, is the CEO of Encore Healthcare and is recognized as one of India’s wealthiest billionaires.

Early life and education

Radhika Merchant, an alumna of The Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai, École Mondiale World School, and BD Somani International School, earned her International Baccalaureate diploma. She graduated in political science from New York University in 2017. After completing her education, she returned to India and interned with consulting firms such as India First Organization and Desai & Diwanji. Later, she joined Isprava, a Mumbai-based real estate company, as a junior sales manager before participating in the family business[2]. Radhika is also an animal welfare advocate and enjoys trekking, swimming, and reading. In May 2022, she performed at an Arangetram ceremony after eight years of Bharatanatyam training under the guidance of Guru Bhavana Thakar from the Mumbai-based dance academy Shree Nibha Arts.


After graduating, Radhika Merchant[3] returned to India and began her professional journey as an intern with consulting firms like India First Organization and Desai & Diwanji. She later joined Isprava, a real estate company based in Mumbai, as a junior sales manager before transitioning to her family’s business.

Apart from her professional pursuits, Radhika[4] is also dedicated to animal welfare and enjoys outdoor activities like trekking and swimming, as well as reading. She has a passion for Indian classical dance and has trained in Bharatanatyam for eight years under the guidance of Guru Bhavana Thakar from the Shree Nibha Arts Academy in Mumbai. Her dedication culminated in a performance at an Arangetram ceremony in May 2022. Radhika’s diverse interests and commitments speak volumes about her multifaceted personality.

Personal life

Radhika Merchant is rumored to be engaged to Anant Ambani[5], Mukesh Ambani’s youngest son.

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