From a labourer to the owner of Rolls Royces & Ferraris: Inspiring story of a Malayali
There are numerous inspiring stories from around the world that will cheer up many. Back home, we have seen many such stories too. Here is such a rags-to-riches story of a billionaire Dr K. T. Rabiullah, who left home many years ago to return as a billionaire. Yes, it is not a storyline of a Bollywood movie but a real-life story that will bring in joy in your life.
The story starts when Dr Rabiullah left India at a young age to work in the Middle East. He reached the Gulf region as a labourer and started working there. Eventually, he saved enough money to start his own business, which has now become a huge empire with over 10,000 employees around the world.
Dr Rabiullah is the owner of the Al Jazeera Shifa Group, which is one of the biggest networks of hospitals around the world. There are over 700 doctors available on duty around the clock at the hospitals and clinics that he owns.
Dr Rabiullah is also a well-known philanthropist and he has become a very big name in the world of medical sciences around the world. He left studies due to financial conditions of the family but received the honorary title for his work.
He stays in the Gulf region most of the time but has a big villa in Kerala, which he built recently. The cars in his garage are breathtaking!
Land Rover Range Rover
The Land Rover Range Rover is a vehicle that can be found in the garage of almost all the millionaires and billionaires around the world. Dr Rabiullah also has one and he is spotted in it regularly. This is the top-end version of the SUV and it costs more than Rs 2.14 crores in the Indian market.
Rolls Royce Phantom II
The Rolls Royce is the epitome of luxury cars and Dr Rabiullah owns the Phantom Series II in a beautiful white finish. It is the flagship version of the model and there are numerous customisation options that can be added to the car. The iconic British car gets powered by a massive 6.8-litre V12 petrol engine that generates a maximum power of 453 Bhp. It gets a price tag of close to Rs 10 crore.
Ferrari 458 Italia
The beautiful dual-tone sports car is one of the handfuls of Ferraris in India. The 458 Italia is designed with inputs from the Ferrari’s Formula 1 team and uses technology straight from Formula1 racing. The exotic 458 Italia is powered by a 4.5-litre V8 engine that generates a maximum of 562 BHP. The car cost Rs. 3.5 crore at the time of the launch.
Bentley Flying Spur
The luxurious Bentley brand is something that every rich and famous person want to have in his garage. Dr Rabiullah also has one in form of Flying Spur. This model of Bentley is powered by a 6.0-litre W12 petrol engine that produces a maximum of 600 BHP. The luxurious Flying Spur carries a lot of handcrafted accessories in it and the complete package carried a price tag of Rs. 2.5 crore when launched.
The luxurious SUV from the Porsche brand has fast become a status symbol among the Richie riches of India. The German-built SUV looks unique and can be easily identified because of its shape. We are not sure which engine option this car is powered by exactly but the car gets many powerful engine options. The most powerful petrol engine is the 496 BHP producing 4.8-litre V8 engine, while the most powerful diesel engine is the 378 BHP producing 4.2-litre V8 engine.
The flagship sedan from Mercedes-Benz is deemed as the most luxurious vehicle in its segment. The S-Class carries a lot of fancy equipment like a flat rear seat, seat massager, and rear screen. The car is powered by 5.0-litre V12 petrol engine on its top-end variant. A V6 3.0-litre diesel engine is also available that generates a maximum of 255 BHP of maximum power.
This is the flagship SUV from the Mercedes-Benz. The top-of-the-line SUV has now become GLS. It is based on the S-Class platform and offers similar equipment and comfort level. The GL-Class is used by Dr Rabiullah during family holidays and has been spotted with the family on numerous occasions.
The Patrol is a rough and tough vehicle and is not available in India yet. The car has been imported and has been modified with off-road aids like mud-terrain tyres, and snorkel on the outside. The Patrol is powered by 4.6-litre petrol engine that generates a maximum of 400 BHP.
Rolls Royce Ghost
The Ghost is the entry-level Rolls-Royce and yet it comes with ultra-luxurious features. The Ghost is powered by 6.6-litre petrol engine that generates 562 BHP of maximum power and 780 Nm of maximum torque. The Ghost carries a price tag starting from Rs. 4.9 crore.
The chick looking car has been an icon since it was launched decades ago. The yellow coloured Beetle owned by the billionaire is powered by a 2.0-litre petrol engine that produces a maximum of 114 BHP.
Written By – Shantonil Nag, Source – Cartoq.