Mukesh Ambani and his wife Nita Ambani hosted a grand 'arangetram' ceremony for their bahu Radhika Merchant at Jio World Centre, Mumbai on June 2022.
Radhika Merchant, is daughter of Viren Merchant, CEO- Encore Healthcare, and Shaila Merchant. Radhika has a younger sister named Anjali Merchant.
Radhika Merchant is the second person in the family to be trained in the classical dance form of Bharatnatyam after Nita Ambani.
Radhika studied in the Cathedral and John Connon Schools in Mumbai, India and École Mondiale World School.
Radhika Merchant and Anant Ambani(younger son of Mukesh and Nita Ambani) are childhood friends. the two got engaged in an intimate ceremony in 2019.
She learnt Bharatnatyam at Shree Nibha Arts for roughly eight years from Guru Bhavana Thakar. Radhika's 'arangetram' (the ascent to the stage) ceremony was organised by her in-laws, the Ambanis.
Ever-since her engagement with Anant Ambani, the younger Ambani bahu has been a part of all major family functions at the Ambani household.