Dhirubhai started his aboriginal bolt comminute at Naroda, abreast Ahmedabad in 1966 and started the cast "Vimal". Dhirubhai Ambani is accustomed with accepting started the disinterestedness band in India. With the access of time, Dhirubhai adapted into petrochemicals and sectors like telecommunications, advice technology, energy, power, retail, textiles, basement services, basic markets, and logistics.
Dhirubhai courted altercation all throughout his life. Abounding a times, he has been accused of bent business practices and has been accused of accepting manipulated government behavior to clothing his own needs. He was complex in an accessible argument with Nusli Wadia of Bombay Dyeing. The end to this altercate came alone afterwards Dhirubhai Ambani suffered a stroke. While Dhirubhai Ambani was convalescent in San Diego, his sons Mukesh Ambani and Anil Ambani managed the affairs. The Indian Express had angry the accoutrements adjoin Reliance and was anon blaming the government for not accomplishing abundant to amerce Reliance Industries. The action amid Wadia - Goenka and the Ambanis took a fresh administration and became a civic crisis. Gurumurthy and addition journalist, Mulgaokar consorted with President Giani Zail Singh and ghost-wrote a adverse letter to the Prime Minister on his behalf. The Indian Express appear a abstract of the President's letter as a scoop, not acumen that Zail Singh had fabricated changes to the letter afore sending it to Rajiv Gandhi. Ambani had won the action at this point. Now, while the altercate was anon amid the Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and Ramnath Goenka, Ambani fabricated a quiet exit. The government again raided the Express bedfellow abode in Delhi's Sunder Nagar and begin the aboriginal abstract with corrections in Mulgaokar's handwriting. By 1988-89, Rajiv's government retaliated with a alternation of prosecutions adjoin the Indian Express. Even then, Goenka retained his iconic ability because, to abounding people, he seemed to be replaying his ballsy affront during the Emergency regime.
Dhirubhai Ambani won abounding words and accolades during his life. In November 2000, he was conferred the 'Man of the Century' accolade by Chemtech Foundation and Actinic Engineering World for his addition to the advance and development of the actinic industry in India. In June 1998, he was awarded the Dean's Medal by The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, for ambience an outstanding archetype of leadership. Dhirubhai Ambani was additionally called the "Man of 20th Century" by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).
Dhirubhai Ambani suffered a "brain stroke: on June 24, 2002 and was accepted to the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai. He had suffered addition achievement in February 1986 which had bedridden his appropriate hand. He anesthetized abroad on July 6, 2002. On Dhirubhai Ambani's aboriginal afterlife anniversary, the Union Government appear a postage brand in his memory.