Savjibhai Dhanjibhai Dholakia
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Born (1962-04-12) 12 April 1962 (age 61)
OccupationFounder of Hari Krishna Exports
SpouseGauriben Dholakia
ChildrenMena, Nimisha, Dravya

Savji Dhanji Dholakia (born 12 April 1962) is an Indian businessman. He is the founder and chairman of Hari Krishna Exports, a diamond manufacturing and exporting company. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2022.


Savji Dholakia was born in a farmer family in Dudhala, Amreli district, Gujarat. He studied till 4th standard and dropped out at the age 13. He joined his paternal uncle's diamond business in Surat. Later his brothers Himmat and Tulsi also joined him and they founded the diamond business in 1984. Their youngest brother Ghanshyam joined them and opened a diamond export office in Mumbai in 1992. The company grew and became major diamond exporting company with 6500 employees by 2014.[1][2][3]

He was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2022 for his contribution in field of social work.[4]

See also


  1. ^ Damor, Kalpesh; Umarji, Vinay (23 October 2014). "Newsmaker: Savji Dholakia". Business Standard India. Retrieved 7 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Savji Dholakia to receive Padma Shri award; here's all you need to know about Surat-based diamantaire". Free Press Journal. Retrieved 26 January 2022.
  3. ^ "Meet Billionaire Diamond Merchant Savji Dholakia Who Gives 600 Cars As Diwali Gifts". Outlook. 26 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Padma Awards 2022 announced". Press Information Bureau. 25 January 2022. Retrieved 26 January 2022.