The “Silicon Valley of India”, Bengaluru, also the capital of Karnataka, which contributes 33% of India’s IT exports is a city of wonders. Bengaluru is home to all kinds of people, from ones who like to keep their heads buried inside books to those who seek the high nightlife in elite restaurants, pubs, and nightclubs.
Bengaluru is considered to have the highest elevation among other major large cities, which is 3000ft (900m) above the sea, which is also the reason why the city experiences a pleasant climate throughout the year.
Bengaluru’s greenery is magical with 40% gardens and parks and 15% lakes and ponds and thus the name has given to it the “Garden city of India”. Bengaluru is the first city in India to generate electricity from the hydro-power plant of Shivanasamudra in 1905.
As of 2017, the city was home to 8 Billionaires and 7,700 millionaires, with a total wealth of 320 billion USD. Ranked as the most liveable city in India, Bangalore has many luxurious and expensive properties that the city’s wealthy populace call ‘home’.
Let’s check out the top 5 most expensive homes in Bengaluru
1. Azim Premji’s home:
This 6,000 square foot mansion located in Whitefield, Bangalore is home to Azim Premji, who bought the property at an estimated 350 crore INR. Azim is an Indian business entrepreneur, philanthropist, humanitarian, investor, and engineer who was the chairman of Wipro Limited.
2. Sky Mansion:
Sprawled over 40,000 square ft across two levels, this mansion-styled penthouse that is part of the Kingfisher Tower and features an infinity pool & an observation tower that offers a 360-degree viewing platform is worth 100 crore INR. This property is owned by Vijay Mallya, a former businessman and member of the Indian Parliament.
3. Nikhil Kamath’s home:
As one of the youngest millionaires in India, the co-founder of Zerodha Nikhil Kamath lives in a luxurious flat in Kingfisher Towers that is worth Rs 100 crore. This 7000 Square foot apartment has distinct artwork and furniture for every area giving each corner its own vibe. Reportedly, the millionaire spends most of his time in his apartment at Kingfisher Tower, which some regard as an architectural marvel.
4. Sachin Bansal’s home:
Located in Koramangala in an area often described as the boulevard of billionaires, this property is worth 45 crore INR. Sachin, who owns the property is the co-founder of Flipkart.
5. Ajit Prabhu’s home:
This 30th floor flat at Four Seasons Private Residences costs a total of 50 crore INR and is home to Ajit Prabhu, CEO, and Chairman of Quest Global.