Viren Merchant Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Viren Merchant is an Indian businessman. He is the CEO and vice chairman of Encore Healthcare Pvt. Ltd., a pharmaceutical company based in Mumbai. Viren is known for being the father of Radhika Merchant, the fiancée of Anant Ambani (youngest son of the Indian business tycoon Mukesh Ambani).


Viren Ajitkumar Merchant was born on Monday, 16 January 1967 (age 55 years; as of 2022) in Gujarat. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. He grew up in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Viren ventured into his family business after pursuing his graduation.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 7″
Hair Colour: Salt & Pepper (dyed black)
Eye Colour: Brown


Viren belongs to a Gujrati Hindu family.

Parents & Siblings

Viren’s father, Ajit Kumar Gordhandas, was a businessman. His mother, Indu Gordhandas, passed away on 19 February 2014. He has a brother, Sudhir Merchant, who is the CEO of Encore Natural Polymers Pvt. Ltd. Viren also has two sisters, Rekha Ajay Asher (businesswoman), and Priti Sanjiv Kapur.

Wife & Children

Viren Merchant is married to Shaila Merchant. Together, they have two daughters, Anjali Merchant, and Radhika Merchant. Anjali Merchant is the co-founder of DryFix and is married to Aman Majithia (businessman). Radhika Merchant is the director of Encore Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
Viren Merchant’s wife, Shaila Merchant, and daughter Radhika Merchant
Viren Merchant with his wife, Shaila Merchant, and daughter Radhika Merchant
Viren Merchant’s wife and daughters
On 29 December 2022, Radhika Merchant and Anant Ambani’s Roka ceremony was performed at Shrinathji Temple in Rajasthan. On the same day, in the evening, a grand engagement bash was hosted at Anant’s home, Antilia. Many Bollywood celebrities including Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Janhvi Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, and Armaan Jain were invited to the event.
Radhika Merchant and Anant Ambani


As of 2022, Viren Merchant holds the directorship of seven companies- Encore Natural Polymers Private Limited, Encore Business Centre Private Limited, Encore Polyfrac Products Private Limited, ZYG Pharma Private Limited, Saidarshan Business Centres Private Limited, ADF Foods (India) Limited, and Delphinium Realtors Private Limited. He is also the Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of Encore Healthcare Pvt. Ltd., a pharmaceutical company based in Mumbai.
Encore Healthcare’s office


As of 2022, Viren Merchant’s annual income is estimated to be Rs. 755 crores.