Tina Ambani: The beauty who stole Anil Ambani's heart

Feb 13, 2018, 10:19 IST
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    Tina Ambani was born as Tina Munim. She is the ninth and youngest child of Nandkumar and Meenakshi Munim, from a Gujarati Jain family

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    Tina Ambani completed high school in 1975 from the MM Pupils Own School in Khar, Mumbai

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    Tina Ambani was crowned Femina Teen Princess India 1975 and represented India at the Miss Teenage Intercontinental contest. She was the 2nd runner-up

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  • Tina Ambani: The beauty who stole Anil Ambani's heart

    Tina Ambani studied Arts in Jai Hind College

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  • Tina Ambani: The beauty who stole Anil Ambani's heart

    Tina Ambani has a diploma in Interior Design at the Interior Designers Institute in Los Angeles and she also studied Computer Science at the Community College in Yorba Linda

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  • Tina Ambani: The beauty who stole Anil Ambani's heart

    Tina Ambani signed her first film, Des Pardes, with filmmaker Dev Anand in December 1976

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  • Tina Ambani: The beauty who stole Anil Ambani's heart

    Tina Ambani worked in the film industry from 1978 to 1991

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  • Tina Ambani: The beauty who stole Anil Ambani's heart

    Tina Ambani has worked in Des Pardes, Karz, Lootmaar, Aap Ke Deewane, Rocky, Yeh Vaada Raha, Souten and many more

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  • Tina Ambani: The beauty who stole Anil Ambani's heart

    Tina Ambani's last film was Jigarwala in the year 1991

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  • Tina Ambani: The beauty who stole Anil Ambani's heart

    In 1991, Tina Ambani got married to Anil Ambani, one of the heirs of the Reliance group back then

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  • Tina Ambani: The beauty who stole Anil Ambani's heart

    Tina Ambani's love story is full of twists and turns like a Bollywood potboiler

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  • Tina Ambani: The beauty who stole Anil Ambani's heart

    Anil Ambani spotted Tina Ambani at a Gujarati wedding in Mumbai. According to Anil Ambani, it was not a 'love at first sight'

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    What caught Anil Ambani's attention was Tina Ambani was the only woman there who had worn a black sari, a colour usually not worn in weddings

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    Tina Ambani and Anil Ambani next met in Philadelphia. Anil was introduced to Tina through someone and he asked her out but she politely declined his offer

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  • Tina Ambani: The beauty who stole Anil Ambani's heart

    In 1986, Tina Ambani's nephew insisted her to meet this 'Gujarati' boy. Tina was going through a rough phase in personal life and was not keen on meeting anyone. Even though she agreed to meet Anil, she kept dilly dallying the date

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  • Tina Ambani: The beauty who stole Anil Ambani's heart

    After postponing the dates four to five time, Tina Ambani met Anil Ambani. The date went off well as it did not take much time for them to realise they had a lot in common. The Gujarati connection also clicked and the two soon started dating each other

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    Things were not rosy for them. Anil Ambani's family was against this union as Tina was from the film industry. Anil tried to make his family understand but the Ambanis were adamant on their decision. In the end, Anil told Tina about his family's opinion and she understood it. They did not talk after this for four years

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  • Tina Ambani: The beauty who stole Anil Ambani's heart

    Hurt, Tina Ambani went to America to study interior designing. They maintained no contact for 4 years till a day when Anil called Tina. He had heard on the television that a major earthquake had hit Los Angeles. As Tina was in LA at that time, Anil got worried and called her up to ask if she was alright. And as soon as she said 'fine', he disconnected the call. After the call, Tina was left in a state of shock

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  • Tina Ambani: The beauty who stole Anil Ambani's heart

    Just a day after her return to Mumbai, Anil Ambani took Tina Ambani to his place to meet his parents and family. Anil's parents had given their consent and the couple got married in February 1991

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    Tina Ambani and Anil Ambani have two sons Jai Anmol, born in December 1991, and Jai Anshul, born in September 1995

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  • Tina Ambani: The beauty who stole Anil Ambani's heart

    Today, Tina Ambani is the Chairperson of the Mumbai-based Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Harmony for Silvers Foundation and Harmony Art Foundation

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    Tina Ambani is also Chairperson of Group CSR, Reliance Group, and the Mudra Foundation for Communications Research and Education (MFFCRE), as well as Chief Mentor and Advisor for the Strategic Planning Committee of the Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT)

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  • Tina Ambani: The beauty who stole Anil Ambani's heart

    After heady success in films, Tina Ambani opted to take a back seat after her marriage to Anil Ambani, one of the country's richest men

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    In a 2015 photo shoot for the cover of a magazine, the mother of two handsome young men Jai Anmol and Jai Anshul looked every inch her old vivacious self

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    Jai Anmol and Jai Anshul - a rare picture of Tina Ambani and Anil Ambani's kids

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    Tina Ambani is that rare celebrity who doesn't take herself or her image too seriously, a trait shared with her husband Anil Ambani, and passed on to her two sons, Anmol and Anshul

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    When asked the former actress and billionaire bahu about life Tina Ambani said, "I think it's just a feeling of security. When you have nothing to prove, no one to impress and are comfortable in your own skin."

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    Tina Ambani and Anil Ambani have raised their kids normally. Friends who know the boys speak of their uncommon grounding and normal lifestyles. "You.ll never guess for a moment that they are wealthy, or are the children of celebrities," says an insider. "They count their pennies like kids their age, and have no paraphernalia surrounding them, here or abroad."

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    Tina Ambani in her heydays

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Tina Ambani is an activist, philanthropist who was earlier a leading Bollywood actress. We trace her journey from Hindi film industry to powerful socialite

 

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