Ramola Bachchan is a multi-faceted entrepreneur based in New Delhi. Hailing from the renowned Bachchan family, Ramola has a successful track record in several industries and continues to defy age in all aspects. Today, Ramola is of the strong view that India has become an exciting place to do business the global way.
Ramola received a BA in Business Management from Webster University, St. Louis, USA. In 1991, Ramola qualified as a lawyer in the UK.
Television & Radio Presenter
In 1992, Ramola launched her media career, serving as a television and radio presenter with TV Asia.
In 1995 launched a public relations firm. She was also actively involved in philanthropic work, including organising charity events for the South Asian community such as showcasing Ravi Shankar at the Royal Albert Hall. Ramola also worked with leading Indian fashion designers to launch their brands in the UK, such as Tarun Tahiliani's fashion show at the Dorchester Hotel in 1994.
After returning to India in 2007 Ramola founded Manré, a fine dining European restaurant & bar in South Delhi, widely considered well ahead of its time. In 2009, the restaurant was named one of the four top tables in Asia by Conde Nast Traveller magazine.
Founded in 2012, Runway Rising is the leading fashion & lifestyle exhibition in New Delhi. The show features the latest trends in pret & couture fashion, precious & destination jewellery, accessories, gifting, home decor, beauty & wellness and much more. Previous participants include Balance by Rohit Bal, Indian by Manish Arora, Genes Leocanet Hemant, Lulu & Sky, Stalk Buy Love, LoveGen, Noble Faith Clothing and many other leading names.
Founded in 2014, Runway Bridal is the leading wedding exhibition in New Delhi. The show features the latest trends in bridalwear, jewellery, accessories and wedding services. Previous participants include Rohit Bal, Tarun Tahiliani, Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla, JJ Valaya, Ritu Kumar, Anju Modi, Manav Gangwani, Ashish N Soni, Siddartha Tytler, Ashima Leena, Reynu Tandon, Satya Paul, Shri Parmani Jewels by Vinay Gupta, Swarovski, Farah Khan Fine Jewellery, Sunar Jewels, Shri Raj Mahal Jewellers, Neelam Kothari, Renu Oberoi for Mahesh Notandass, Alpana Gujral and many other leading names.
Founded in 2014, HouseFull is the leading home decor exhibition in New Delhi. The show features the latest trends in furniture, home accessories, rugs, soft furnishing, lighting, outdoor furniture, artwork, artefacts, gifts and much more. Previous participants include K2 India by Sunita Kohli, Casa Pop by Raseel Gujral Ansal, Dyson, Satya Paul Homes, Villeroy & Boch, Aadyam an Aditya Birla Group Initiative, Hunter Douglas Window Blinds, Mac Bruzae, Ansa Interior Designers, AIS Glasxperts, Dueloy Leather India, Hastens, Bird Fireplaces, Ravish Vohra Homes, Three Sixty, Maharaja Arts, ArttD'inox, Address Home, Momentz Silverware and many other leading names.
Founded in 2017, First Resort is a brand of resort wear for women which brings a range of essentials to the wardrobe of the modern woman. Clothes to ensure that the woman of today is dressed stylishly for every occasion. Ramola is the creative designer of the brand.
Founded in 2020, The Accidental Chef is a personalised home catering service catering to the elite of New Delhi.