With a net worth of $62 billion, Mukesh Ambani would be the richest man on earth in 2014, according to a forecast issued by the Forbes magazine.
"One of the predictions is that Reliance Industries' chief Ambani, who currently has a net worth of $29 billion, pips the world's richest man Mexican businessman Carlos Slim to top Forbes' rich list in 2014," it said.
Ambani's net worth swells to $62 billion while Slim is "hit hard by Mexican political, financial chaos," said Forbes.
53-year-old Ambani currently ranks fourth on Forbes' list of the world's billionaires.
Forbes has listed a number of events that could happen over the next 10 years in the field of politics, energy, medicine, finance, society and technology.
Another forecast is of fraudster Bernard Madoff's death in his prison cell in 2011.