Industrialist Mukesh Ambani was on September 22 named India's richest person for a ninth year in a row with a sharp increase in net worth to USD 22.7 billion, while Sun Pharma's Dilip Shanghvi was ranked a distant second with a wealth of USD 16.9 billion. The Hinduja Family moved up to the third position (USD 15.2 billion) on the annual Forbes list of India's 100 Richest People. Wipro's Azim Premji slipped one place to fourth with a net worth of USD 15 billion. Patanjali Ayurved's Acharya Balkrishna, known as a close associate of yoga guru Ramdev, has made a surprise entry at the 48th position with a net worth of USD 2.5 billion on the list compiled by the American business magazine known for its rich lists. Forbes said the combined net worth of India's 100 wealthiest is USD 381 billion (nearly Rs 25.5 lakh crore), a rise of 10 per cent from USD 345 billion in 2015.