Radhakishan Shivkishan Damani is an Indian billionaire investor

business magnate and the founder of Avenue Supermarts Limited 

He also manages his portfolio through his Investment firm, Bright Star Investments Limited 

According to Forbes, as of October 2023, he is ranked as the 8th richest person in India and 98th richest person in the world 

Radhakishan Shivkishan Damani was raised in a Maheshwari Marwari Hindu family in single room apartment in Mumbai 

He studied commerce at the University of Mumbai but dropped out after one year 

After the death of his father who worked on Dalal Street, Damani left his ball bearing business and became a stock market broker and investor 

Damani was reportedly the largest individual shareholder of HDFC Bank after it went public in 1995