The reclusive tycoon who built city skylines3 min read 28 Jun 2022, 11:58 AM IST
Much like the first few residential apartment complexes that his father built in Mumbai of the 1940s, aptly given names like Acropolis and Heliopolis, it was Pallonji’s visionary zeal and aesthetic sensibilities led to the group’s rapid rise
Pallonji Mistry, who passed away early on Tuesday at the age of 93, wasn’t the founder of the 157-year-old Shapoorji Pallonji Group. That credit belongs to his father Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry Senior, a man of soaring ambition and drive. But without his son’s worldview, the group may never have reached the scale and size it did.
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