World's Most Expensive Home Goes Mostly Unused

Mukesh Ambani found himself the center of a lot of controversy with the 27-story residence he built last year in Mumbai, overlooking a sea of poverty. Vikas Bajaj reports that now that it is completed, the Ambani's hardly even use it.
October 19, 2011, 6am PDT | Tim Halbur
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Apparently Mr. Ambani and his family still live primarily in a 14-story tower not far away, which they call Sea Wind:

"Members of the city's moneyed class report having attended movie screenings in the theater and eaten dinners in the grand ballroom, served by a staff trained by the luxury Oberoi hotel chain.

Yet, friends of the family say that after the last canapés have been served and the guests have bidden goodbye, the Ambanis often decamp to Sea Wind."

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Published on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 in The New York Times
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