Prathap C. Reddy
Prathap Chandra Reddy
5 February 1933
Aragonda, Madras Presidency, British India (present day Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, India)
|Awards||Padma Vibhushan (2010)|
Padma Bhushan (1991)
Prathap Chandra Reddy (born 5 February 1933) is an Indian entrepreneur and cardiologist who founded the first corporate chain of hospitals in India, the Apollo Hospitals. India Today ranked him 48th in its 2017 list of India's 50 most powerful people.
Reddy was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1991 and received the Padma Vibhushan, which is India's second-highest civilian award, in 2010.
Reddy was married at an early age to a lady of his own community and social background in a match arranged by their families in the usual Indian way. The couple are the parents of four children, all girls:
All of Reddy's daughters are serving as directors in the Apollo Hospitals.
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