Kumar Mangalam Birla's 24-year-old daughter Ananya is a musician, entrepreneur

Feb 15, 2019, 11:10 IST
  • Kumar Mangalam Birla's 24-year-old daughter Ananya is a musician, entrepreneur

    24-year-old Ananya Birla is the daughter of business tycoon Kumar Mangalam Birla, the chairman of the Aditya Birla Group. A musician, an entrepreneur, founder of Svatantra Microfinance – a company that provides microfinance to women in rural India, Ananya is a woman with a whole plethora of talents

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  • Kumar Mangalam Birla's 24-year-old daughter Ananya is a musician, entrepreneur

    Ananya Birla is also the Chairperson of Micro Housing Finance Corporation (MHFC) and co-chairperson of Assocham's Microfinance Council of India.

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  • Kumar Mangalam Birla's 24-year-old daughter Ananya is a musician, entrepreneur

    The founder of CuroCarte and the cofounder of Mpower, Ananya Birla has received a number of awards for her work, including the ET Panache Trendsetters of 2016 for Young Business Persons

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  • Kumar Mangalam Birla's 24-year-old daughter Ananya is a musician, entrepreneur

    Ananya Birla is the eldest daughter of Kumar Mangalam Birla and Neerja Birla and she is the sixth generation of the Birla family

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  • Kumar Mangalam Birla's 24-year-old daughter Ananya is a musician, entrepreneur

    Ananya Birla is known to have a passion for music, she learnt to play the santoor at the age of 11 and she also plays the guitar

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  • Kumar Mangalam Birla's 24-year-old daughter Ananya is a musician, entrepreneur

    Ananya Birla studied economics and management at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Kumar Mangalam Birla's 24-year-old daughter Ananya is a musician, entrepreneur

    While she was studying at Oxford University, United Kingdom, Ananya Birla started her musical career by singing and playing the guitar at local pubs and clubs. She is also an accomplished songwriter and wrote her own music during her stay in the UK

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  • Kumar Mangalam Birla's 24-year-old daughter Ananya is a musician, entrepreneur

    Ananya hails from a Rajasthani Marwari business family and she is the oldest of a duo of siblings. Her younger brother Aryaman Birla is a professional cricketer

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  • Kumar Mangalam Birla's 24-year-old daughter Ananya is a musician, entrepreneur

    Ananya Birla founded Svatantra Microfinance at the age of 17 and according to the company website as of April 2016, the company had more than 600 employees across 70 branches in four different  states in India

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    In 2016, Ananya Birla internationally released her single ‘Livin The Life’

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  • Kumar Mangalam Birla's 24-year-old daughter Ananya is a musician, entrepreneur

    Ananya Birla’s single ‘I Don’t Want to Love’ was noticed by Universal Music India and they eventually signed her on as a singer 

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  • Kumar Mangalam Birla's 24-year-old daughter Ananya is a musician, entrepreneur

    Her first single ‘Livin’ the Life’ was co-written and produced by Jim Beanz and was recorded and produced by a studio in Philadelphia

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  • Kumar Mangalam Birla's 24-year-old daughter Ananya is a musician, entrepreneur

    Her song ‘Livin’ the Life’ was later remixed by Dutch DJ Afrojack, making Ananya Birla the first Indian artist who’s single was released worldwide through PM:AM Recordings. Her song later got 14 million views on YouTube as of June 2017

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    On July 2017, Ananya Birla released her next single titled ‘Meant to be’ was certified as ‘gold’ by the Indian Music Industry (IMI)

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  • Kumar Mangalam Birla's 24-year-old daughter Ananya is a musician, entrepreneur

    In March 2018, Ananya Birla released a single titled 'Hold On' and in June 2018 she followed it up with another titled 'Circles'

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  • Kumar Mangalam Birla's 24-year-old daughter Ananya is a musician, entrepreneur

    In January 2019, Ananya Birla released her single titled 'Better'. It received 4 million YouTube views in just 2 days.

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  • Kumar Mangalam Birla's 24-year-old daughter Ananya is a musician, entrepreneur

    Svatanra Microfinance has always managed to offer one of the lowest interest rates in the country, benefiting many rural women 

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    Ananya Birla also founded and became the CEO of CuroCarte, an inventory-based global luxury e-commerce platform

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  • Kumar Mangalam Birla's 24-year-old daughter Ananya is a musician, entrepreneur

    In pic: Ananya Birla is seen meeting with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Her Instagram caption says, 'Meeting and talking to the Honourable Prime Minister has changed my views on our government. I truly believe India is in safe hands.  #narendramodi #proudindian'

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  • Kumar Mangalam Birla's 24-year-old daughter Ananya is a musician, entrepreneur

    When Ananya Birla was living in England, she became aware of a student helpline that supported youngsters suffering from anxiety and depression  that fuelled her to start another company

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  • Kumar Mangalam Birla's 24-year-old daughter Ananya is a musician, entrepreneur

    When she returned from the United Kingdom she set up MPower – an initiative that aimed at stamping out the stigma towards people with mental illness in India. MPower later became responsible for opening a treatment centre for children suffering from mental health ailments 

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Ananya Birla, an Indian musician and entrepreneur, is the eldest daughter of Kumar Mangalam Birla and Neerja Birla and the lady has a lot more to her than just her name. Here's everything you should know about this beautiful lady 

 

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