Gallery: Owners of $1 Billion Antilia House Have Yet to Sleep in World’...

 

India’s richest man, Mukesh Ambani, has courted excess by building a $1 billion house for himself and his family in Mumbai – however now that the massive building is complete they still have yet to sleep in it! The home, called Antilia, boasts 27 stories, a spa, a yoga studio, a movie theater, hanging gardens, a swimming pool, and an ice room – but for unknown reasons the family still has yet to move in. Although the family denies it, some have speculated that the building does not follow an ancient Indian design philosophy called Vastu Shastra, which is similar to the Chinese practice of Feng Shui.

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5 Comments

  1. Oscar Lehal July 14, 2015 at 12:56 am

    it cost less than 700 million to build.

  2. Shikkai August 24, 2012 at 9:38 am

    It looks unfinished , if I was the owner I’d sue the architects who came up with this disgrace of a building

  3. acetrip May 28, 2012 at 9:00 pm

    be known and remembered as selfish man live in a 1 billion dollar home in a poor neighborhood

    live in a 1 million dollar house,
    share the change with your neighborhood mr.Ambani
    be known as a good caring man who helped others

  4. captain ticktock May 25, 2012 at 4:37 am

    It’s obvious – the wife took one look and decided there was no way she was going to live in something so ugly 😉

  5. mark zed May 25, 2012 at 12:04 am

    this has been posted in so many variants around so many websites over the last year that it’s starting to sound more like an urban myth than a validated “news” story, some thing repeated endlessly with out checking or doing any further investigation.

    Just a week ago the BBC published (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-18113969 )an extract from interview done in November last year (2011) done by Vanity Fair (http://www.vanityfair.com/society/2012/06/ambani-residence-photos-inside-architecture)
    in which the family stated they moved in in September 2011.

    Of course the only way to validate either sides would be to “stake out” the residence old school style.

    OT – Personally I still think it’s one of the ugliest residences ever made.

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