Aditya Vikram Birla (14 November 1943 – 1 October 1995) was an Indian industrialist. Born into one of the largest business families in India, he oversaw the diversification of his group into textiles, petrochemicals, and telecommunications. He was one of the first Indian industrialists to expand abroad, setting up plants in Southeast Asia, the Philippines, and Egypt. His net worth was estimated at £250 million by 1995. His death at the age of 51 left his young son Kumar Mangalam Birla in charge of his group of companies.
𝙍𝙪𝙨𝙨𝙞𝙖 𝙋𝙤𝙨𝙩 issued a miniature sheet on 𝟭𝟵 𝗙𝗲𝗯𝗿𝘂𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝟮𝟬𝟬𝟯 to commemorate 𝙍𝙪𝙨𝙨𝙞𝙖’𝙨 𝘿𝙖𝙫𝙞𝙨 𝘾𝙪𝙥 𝙏𝙚𝙣𝙣𝙞𝙨 𝙫𝙞𝙘𝙩𝙤𝙧𝙮 𝙞𝙣 2002. The miniature sheet portraying Davis Cup, 𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐨𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝟗𝟗.𝟗% 𝐩𝐮𝐫𝐞 𝐬𝐢𝐥𝐯𝐞𝐫 with the image of the tennis court of the 𝗕𝗲𝗿𝘀𝘆 𝗵𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝗶𝗻 𝗣𝗮𝗿𝗶𝘀 where the 𝘿𝙖𝙫𝙞𝙨 𝘾𝙪𝙥 took place. The tennis court in the miniature sheet is covered by the 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐥 𝐜𝐥𝐚𝐲 𝐨𝐫 𝐝𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝐚𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐱𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚 𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐭𝐞𝐜𝐡𝐧𝐢𝐪𝐮𝐞 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐮𝐚𝐥 𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐮𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐃𝐚𝐯𝐢𝐬 𝐂𝐮𝐩 𝐓𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐧𝐞𝐲. (𝗪𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗖𝗲𝗿𝘁𝗶𝗳𝗶𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝗮𝘁𝘁𝗮𝗰𝗵𝗲𝗱 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘆 𝗠𝗶𝗻𝗶𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲 𝘀𝗵𝗲𝗲𝘁)