Born in Karachi into a prosperous Sindhi- Sikh family. Bina Ramani was the youngest of 9 children and the family migrated to Bombay into a lavish villa which her father exchanged with a wealthy a Muslim Businessman. She grew up with much love & affection and a rather strict code of ethics weaned from the scriptures of the Sikh Holy book, The Granth Sahib.
One by one her brothers went to UK for their higher studies. By 1959, they had all migrated to London, like many Sindhi business families. Bina went to school in Bombay and continued studies in the Decorating Arts in London. She also joined the family business in Jewelry Design and gained experience in Sales & Marketing.
Family: Daughter of Tirath Singh Lalvani. A businessman, into Pharmaceuticals. While still at school on Bombay, (Queen Mary High School) Bina became a passionate athlete and at age 13 became the youngest athlete to compete in National Games. She represented Maharashtra State in High Jumps, at the Patiala Hames that year.
Later after migrating to London, two brothers in family expanded into Consumer Electronics. The other two remained in Pharma. The 3 younger sisters joined the brothers in business. The elder two sisters got married before she was born.
Art Collection: Her husband, Georges Mailhot is an artist and exposed Bina to art appreciation. Together they have collected their favourite art, and she has also learnt art, taken courses and had conducted two successful exhibitions. One in New York and one in Delhi. They have collections of Jamini Roy, Mazumdar, Anjali Menon to name a few.
|Alma Mater||Queen Mary High School, Lady Irwin College & London Polytechnic of Art|
|Occupation||Founder & CEO – Malabar Secrets|
|Birthday||10 Mar 1943|
|Malabar Secrets enhancing quality of life by creating a perfect interplay between leisure and health. Our innovative formulas of unsweetened natural spice, flora and fruit.||Co-Founder and CEO|
|Lady Malabar India Pvt Ltd||Founded in 2016|
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|Name||Lady Malabar India Pvt Ltd|
|Key People||Bina Ramani, Malini Ramani, Gandharv Bazaz|
|Services||Multi-brand beauty retailer selling cosmetic and wellness products|
|Area Served||India and Globally|
|Philanthropy||PARI – NGO|