Mahashay Dharampal Gulati (MDH owner) Age, Wife, Biography & More

Mahashay Dharampal Gulati


Real NameMahashay Dharampal Gulati
NicknameMasala King
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weightin Kilograms- 62 kg
in Pounds- 137 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourWhite
Personal Life
Date of Birth27 March 1923
Age (as in 2016)93 Years
Birth PlaceSialkot, north-east Punjab, Pakistan
Zodiac sign/Sun signAries
HometownDelhi, India
SchoolN/A (5th standard dropout)
Educational QualificationsN/A
FamilyFather- Mahashay Chunnilal
Mother- Mata Chanan Devi
Brother- Satpal Gulati
Sister- Not Known
Mahashay Dharampal Gulati old photo with his family
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Mahashay Dharampal Gulati with his wife
ChildrenSon- Not Known
Daughters- Not Known
Money Factor
Net WorthNot Known
Cars CollectionChrysler Limo
Mahashay Dharampal Gulati Chrysler Limo

Mahashay Dharampal Gulati
Some Lesser Known Facts About Mahashay Dharampal Gulati

  • Does Mahashay Dharampal Gulati smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Mahashay Dharampal Gulati drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Gulati was born and brought up in Sialkot, Pakistan, where his father used to sell spices from a shop called Mahashian Di Hatti, which he started in 1919.
  • His family was religious minded and were followers of Arya Samaj.
  • He left his schooling at the age of 10 (when he was in 5th standard), and started working in his father’s shop.
  • On 7 September 1947, after the Indo-Pak partition, his family migrated from Pakistan to India and reached a refugee camp in Amritsar with his family. Later, he along with his brother-in-law came to Delhi to look for work.
  • In Delhi, he initially stayed at his niece’s flat in Karol Bagh, which had no water supply, no electricity and no toilet facilities.
  • When he moved to Delhi, his father gave him 1500 (INR), while he purchased a Tanga (a horse-drawn carriage) worth 650 (INR). He used to take passengers from Connaught Place to Karol Bagh.
  • This profession didn’t prove sufficient enough for his livelihood, and the people often insulted him.  So, he sold his Tanga and built a small shop in Ajmal Khan Road and started his old family business of spices. Mahashay Dharampal Gulati with Raj Kapoor in 1950s
  • After initial success, he rented another shop at Chandni Chowk in 1953, and in 1959 purchased a plot in Kirti Nagar to set up his own factory, where he founded MDH spices empire or Mahashian Di Hatti Limited, which means “the shop of a magnanimous man” in Punjabi. MDH shop in Karol Bagh, Delhi
  • MDH exports spices to several countries, such as Switzerland, United States, Japan, Canada and some European countries.
  • Today MDH has emerged one of the biggest brands in the category of spices in India, and even after crossing the age of 90, Dharampal Gulati himself endorses MDH products.

  • MDH has launched around 50 products, in various packages. MDH spices
  • He has a Mahashay Chuni Lal Charitable Trust, that runs a hospital with 250 beds and, another mobile hospital for slum dwellers.  It also runs 4 schools in Indian capital Delhi. Need-based financial help is also available for social organizations from the trust.
  • MDH also runs a magazine Sandesh, which highlights traditional family values of India. Sandesh magazine

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