Venugopal Dhoot: Wiki, Bio, Age, CEO, Arrested, Fraud Case, Son

Venugopal Dhoot: Wiki, Bio, Age, CEO, Arrested, Businessman, Scam, CBI, Videocon CEO, Family, Net Worth, Spouse, Children, Fraud Case, ICICI Bank Loan, Education, House, Defaulter, Hometown, Career, Wife, and other details: Venugopal is a very known, popular and famous Indian businessman. He is one of the most successful businessmen in the country. Dhoot is known to be the CEO and the founder of the company Videocon. Videocon is a multinational conglomerate company and the third-largest one to manufacture picture tubes.

Along with being the founder and the CEO, Dhoot was also the Managing Director and the Chairman of the company. Although, both the company and the founder got immense success, they couldn’t keep themselves out of trouble. Winding down in a dangerous fraud case controversy, Dhoot got arrested, recently. Read further to know more about Dhoot’s life and this case.

Venugopal Dhoot

Venugopal Dhoot Early Life

Venugopal Dhoot was born on 30 September 1951 to a middle-class family in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He turned 71 years old in 2022, recently. We don’t have much information on how Dhoot grew up or what was his aspirations while growing up. Our team wasn’t able to track back to his childhood or his school or how he used to perform academically.

However, we would update you all soon, if we get the latest information on Venugopal Dhoot.

Venugopal Dhoot Family

We were unable to find out about Venugopal’s parents. Since Dhoot himself is already quite old – 71 years old, it’s a bit difficult for us to find out about his parents. Our team was unable to find out about what was his parents’ names, what did they do, or whether they are still alive or not.

However, we were successful in finding out some data and intel on his only sibling, his brother named Rajkumar Dhoot. Rajkumar Dhoot is Venugopal’s younger brother as he just turned 67 years old in 2022. Rajkumar is also the Co- partner of Videocon along with his brother. We also got to know that Venugopal is a married individual. The name of his wife is Rama Dhoot.

Rama Dhoot and Venugopal Dhoot together have two kids. The name of their daughter is Tanushri Dhoot. According to the reports, Tanushri is now married. Furthermore, the name of the couple’s son is Anirudh Dhoot.  No further intel is available on his family members.

Venugopal Dhoot Education

Venugopal Dhootwas enrolled in the local high school in Mumbai, Maharashtra. After completing high school and excelling in his higher secondary courses, Dhoot moved on to study and learn at a further higher education. From Mumbai, Dhoot moved to Pune, Maharashtra, and enrolled himself in the College of Engineering.

After years of rigorous studies and understanding the concepts of business and engineering, Venugopal moved on to make his name and fame in the corporate world. It took him years to build his empire and his company. Through a thousand ups and downs, Venugopal learned to be a good managing director and make his company one of the biggest empires of all time.

Venugopal Dhoot’s Net Worth

Venugopal Finally reached his peak in the year 2015. According to the most popular magazine of all time – Forbes, his wealth had become $1. 19 billion. He was also listed as the 61st Richest man in the country. At the time of his arrest, recently, in 2022, Venugopak’s Net Worth Reached INR 48.2 Cr.


Venugopal Career

However, soon after in 2018, Venu found himself winding down in a dangerous controversy along with two other of his partner. A lookout circular was issued against Dhoot, Chanda Kochhar, and her husband Deepak Kochhar in April 2018. The LOC was issued when investigations by the Central Bureau of Investigation took place. They doubted the irregularities involving a 3,250 crore loan from ICICI Bank to the Videocon Group, as well as the use of shell companies and a quid pro quo arrangement in the case of a 64 crore loan by Dhoot of Videocon to NuPower Renewables.

Venugopal Dhoot Arrest

Venugopal Dhoot was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday for the ICICI Bank loan fraud case. Dhoot was detained in Mumbai on Monday morning for a brief interrogation and questioning.


The FBI also arrested Chanda Kochhar, the former CEO of ICICI Bank, and her husband Deepak Kochhar on Friday. They were all present in the special CBI court for their trial. Any news about the court’s verdict is not yet out in the media. We would update the court’s verdict as soon as we get any intel.

Here is the full bio of Venugopal Dhoot, his family, mother, father, brother, sister, spouse, children, school, education, hometown, profession, nationality,  ICICI Fraud Case, Videocon CEO, Arrested, Businessman, age, height, weight, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, cast, birthday, birthplace, hobbies, address,  zodiac sign, date of birth,  religion, net worth.

Venugopal Dhoot Information Table

Name Venugopal Dhoot
Nickname Venu
Gender Male
Profession Indian Businessman, CEO
Height (approx.) N/A
Weight (approx.) N/A
Figure Measurements (approx.) Not Known
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth 30 September 1951
Age (as of 2022) 71 Years
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai
School N/A
College/University College of Engineering
Educational Qualification Engineering
Religion Hinduism
Ethnicity Indian
Caste N/A
Address Mumbai
Hobbies/Interests N/A
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Not Revealed
Sexuality Straight
Parents N/A
Siblings Brother: Rajkumar Dhoot

Sister: N/A

 Husband/Wife/Spouse Rama Dhoot
Children Tanushri Dhoot, Anirudh Dhoot
Net Worth 30 Crores INR


Social Media Accounts

Our team couldn’t find any leads on any social media accounts of Venugopal Dhoot.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Venu

  • His brother Rajkumar Dhoot was a part of Lok Sabha.
  • His wife, Rama Dhoot didn’t know anything about the ICICI Bank fraud case.
  • He was also accused of opening multiple shell companies.
  • He never likes to bring his family into too much media attention or limelight.

FAQs About Venugopal Dhoot

a) Who is Venugopal Dhoot?

A) He is an Indian businessman, CEO, chairman, and Managing Director of Videocon.

b) How old is Dhoot?

A) He is 71 years old.

c) Is he really arrested?

A) Yes, he was arrested in ICICI Fraud Case.

d) Will he be in jail?

A) Court’s verdict is not out yet.

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