Subrata Roy, the founder of Sahara India Pariwar, passed away on November 14. He was 75.
In a statement, the Sahara group said, “Saharasri ji an inspirational leader and visionary, passed away on 14th November 2023 at 10.30 pm due to cardiorespiratory arrest following an extended battle with complications arising from metastatic malignancy, hypertension, and diabetes. He was admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute (KDAH) on 12th November 2023, following a decline in health. ” Roy is survived by wife Swapna Roy and two sons, Sushanto Roy and Seemanto Roy.
Born on June 10, 1948, in Bihar’s Araria, he scripted one of the most famous rags-to-riches stories of the country. Roy went on to expand his business across various sectors ranging from finance, housing, hospitality, aviation and the media and became a household name. His enterprise went on to own landmark global properties, including New York’s Plaza Hotel and London’s iconic Grosvenor House.