Dr.Kallam Anji Reddy
|Born||1 February 1939|
|Died||15 March 2013 (aged 74)|
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (now Telangana), India
|Alma mater|| Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai |
National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
|Occupation||Former Chairman, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories|
|Known for||Dr. Reddy's Laboratories|
|Net worth||(USD) $1.39 Billion|
|Relatives|| Kallam Satish Reddy (son)|
G. V. Prasad (son-in-law)
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