Desh Bandhu Gupta

Indian businessman

Desh Bandhu Gupta (1938 – 26 June 2017) was an Indian billionaire businessman. He was born in Rajgarh, Alwar, Alwar State, British Raj (now in Rajasthan, India). He was known for being the founder and chairman of Lupin Limited, a multinational pharmaceutical company.[1]

Gupta in 2010

In 2015, Forbes estimated Gupta's net worth at $7.2 billion, making him the 254th richest person in the world.[2]

Gupta died in Mumbai, India on 26 June 2017, aged 79.[3]


  1. "Lupin Limited" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-01-24.
  2. "Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards: Finalist - Desh Bandhu Gupta". 1988-10-02. Retrieved 2016-01-24.
  3. "Lupin founder & Chairman Dr. Desh Bandhu Gupta passes away". The Hindu. 2017-06-20. Retrieved 2017-06-26.