Mukesh may inspire reliance… but Anil scores BIG on the health and happiness front

Anil Ambani's efforts to keep in shape have hit a chord with Indians. They have made him the number one role model of health.

Anil Ambani’s efforts to keep in shape have hit a chord with Indians. They have made him the number one role model of health in the eyes of the Indian public in a one-of-its-kind survey conducted by the Complete Wellbeing magazine.

The survey was conducted by global market research company Synovate for Complete Wellbeing magazine to identify India’s role models of health and happiness across entertainment, business, sports and politics. Men and women between 25-45 years of age across eight metros were asked to name their role models from these fields.

The survey has turned up interesting findings. The dynamic and charismatic ADAG chairman, Anil Ambani tops the list of role models of health from the business arena with a BIG majority of 53% votes.

Tata Group chairman, Ratan Tata joins the toppers’ club for health on the second place with 46% votes.

Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani’s net worth for health is 40% votes.

The same three entrepreneurs have been also chosen by Indians as their roles models of happiness.

Interestingly, Bill Gates is perceived as the healthiest and happiest in Chennai with 33% votes.

Ekta Kapoor and Sudha Murthy are the only women entrepreneurs to feature in the survey. They stand 12th with 2% votes. Chennai has a huge hand in putting Ekta there with 14% votes. While Sudha Murthy has 18% votes from Bengaluru.

The balance sheet for India’s role model of health and happiness from the corporate world makes for an engaging read. The entire findings of the Complete Wellbeing-Synovate survey for Health and Happiness are published in the December 2008 issue of Complete Wellbeing, out on stands, now.

About Complete Wellbeing:

Complete Wellbeing, published online and as a monthly magazine, brings out the various connections between our tangible and intangible aspects. Since wellbeing is such a critical subject, it is important to provide knowledge that is not only revealing, but also credible. Complete Wellbeing relies only on experts. These experts are usually highly experienced and qualified in their area of specialization and therefore know their subjects better than most. The two-year old magazine has received critical acclaim from readers, health professionals and publishing experts. The magazine is distributed by The India Today group and is available in 120 cities and towns across India.

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