Anjali Merchant is an Indian businesswoman and the daughter of Indian industrialist Viren Merchant. She is also known as the younger sister of Radhika Merchant who is the fiancée of Anant Ambani (youngest son of the Indian business tycoon Mukesh Ambani).
Anjali Merchant Majithia Anjali Merchant – Instagram was born into a family of businessmen. She studied at The Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai, Maharashtra (1995-2004). From 2004 to 2008, she attended Ecole Mondiale World School in Mumbai. Anjali pursued a Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management (2008-2012) at Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. She completed a Master of Business Administration (2016-2018) at London Business School in London, England.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Light Ash Brown
Anjali Merchant belongs to the Kutch Bhatia family in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Parents & Siblings
Her father, Viren Merchant, is a non-executive director of the firm ADF Foods Ltd. and the vice-chairman & CEO of Encore Healthcare Private Ltd, while her mother, Shaila Merchant, is associated with a non-profit organisation, Magical Earth Retreats. Anjali has an elder sister named Radhika Merchant who is married to the Reliance scion Anant Ambani.
In 2020, Anjali Merchant tied the knot with Aman Majithia in Goa. Aman Majithia is the founder of ‘Vataly,’ an online retail platform for clothes.
Anjali Merchant follows Hinduism.
Anjali worked as an intern at various companies in Mumbai. In May 2006, she joined ‘Publicis,’ an organisation providing strategic, creative, and digital ideas to clients to improve their marketing techniques. She continued till July 2006. From June 2009 to August 2009, she worked as an intern at a science and technology firm in Mumbai ‘Merck.’ In June 2010, Anjali joined ‘K. K. Asher and Co.’ in Mumbai as an intern and worked there for around three months. Anjali Merchant worked as a Marketing Excellence Intern at ‘Bayer,’ a German multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology company, for nearly five months in the Berlin Area, Germany.
In 2010, Anjali Merchant co-founded ‘Turn The Campus,’ a free online marketplace allowing college-specific students and staff members to buy, sell, and demand all kinds of items and services with their college community, in Boston. Anjali Merchant co-founded another company named ‘Dryfix’ in 2018; Dryfix is a chain of hair styling and hair treatment clubs focused on providing quick specialised services to clients in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
In 2012, Anjali joined a pharmaceutical company named ‘Encore Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.’ as a Manager (Marketing and Client Outreach Executive). In 2014, she was promoted to the designation of Business Development General Manager.
Anjali became the director of ‘Encore Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.’ in 2021.
In the same year, she was appointed as the director of a copper recycling company named ‘Myloon Metals’ in Mumbai.
- Anjali Merchant is fluent in Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, and English languages.
- According to Anjali, she hit upon the idea of starting a chain for hairstyling and hair treatment while she was pursuing her MBA degree at London Business School. Anjali, in an interview, recalled the time when she had this idea for a startup and she, along with one of her roommates (the other founder of the company) started visiting gyms nearby and providing free hairstyling to people there to observe whether the market required their idea or not.
- Anjali posts her hairstyling videos on her company, Dryfix’s official social media handle to promote her brand, which has provided its services to many Bollywood actresses including Tabu, Alia Bhatt, and Jacqueline Fernandez.