Vijay Mallya is an industrialist and a second-time member of India's parliament. He is the chairman of the UB Group – one of India's largest conglomerates, with diverse interests in brewing, distilling, aviation, pharmaceuticals, real estate, engineering, fertilizers, biotechnology and information technology. He is the son of industrialist Vittal Mallya. He took over as the chairman of the company at the age of 28 after his father's sudden demise in 1983. Mallya attended La Martiniere for Boys school in Calcutta (La Martiniere Calcutta), where he was appointed House Captain (Hastings house) in his final year. He went up to St. Xavier's College, Kolkata., from which he graduated with a Bachelors of Commerce degree. While in college, Mallya was interning in his family businesses. After he graduated, he interned at the American part of Hoechst in the United States. At the time of his father's death, Mallya was unanimously elected...
Adding to this collection of items that have substantial value in the history of India, Vijay Mallya bought five personal belongings of Mahatma Gandhi (his iconic eyeglasses, a pocket watch, leather sandals he had made by hand, and a plate and bowl more »
Son of India’s leading industrialist Vittal Mallya, Vijay Mallya is better known for his flamboyant lifestyle and larger than life persona. more »
Not just this. Vijay Mallya goes on the Sabarimala pilgrimage every year and on the last stretch walks barefoot like a normal, ordinary devotee. more »
Born in Bangalore, Vijay Mallya was raised in Kolkotta. After attending La Martiniere Boys School in Kolkata, Mallya completed his graduation in Bachelors of Commerce degree from St. Xavier's College, West Bengal. more »
King of Good Times is going through the roughest phase of his life. In a fresh outbreak, a non-bailable warrant has been issued against Mallya in a cheque bounce case. Anyways his Kingfisher airlines were on the verge of going bankrupt. Do you more »