The school dropout has acquired a golden shirt which weights four kilograms and cost an incredibly high price of USD 214,000.
Pankaj Parakh, who had been a school dropout but made his fortune from his garment fabrication business and started multiplying his bank deposits. During his ventures on to the streets in Yeola, his native town about 260 km from Mumbai, he becomes the focus of eyes of the both men and women over his habit to wear about two three kg gold jewellery.
Now, on his 45th birthday on Friday, Parakh will fit into his latest acquisition which is a shirt made up of gold. This special occasion will be attended by Maharashtra tourism minister Shhagan Bhujbal of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), legislators of different parties and celebrities.
Parakh hopes that after wearing the shirt and its seven gold buttons, his name will be recorded in Guinness World Records and the Limca Book of Records.
“Gold has always fascinated me since I was five years old and studying in school. Over the years, I have become passionate about this royal metal. I have got this special shirt stitched to mark my 45th birthday this Friday,” Parakh told media in an interview.