Hyderabad ni rule chesina last Nizam ‘Mir Osman Ali Khan Asif Jha’ chala rich ani aa time lo India lo ithane richest person ani… some crores worth unna diamond ni table meedha paper weight ga use chesevarani.. ila last Nizam gurinchi manam chala vini untamu.
Kani ivi matrame kadu, last ruler of Hyderabad ‘Mir Osman Ali Khan Asif Jha’ gurinchi mana telusokovalsina interesting facts chala unnayi, avento telusukundham padandi.
1. His net worth was equal to America’s economy at that time:
Meeku telusa 1930’s and 1940’s lo Mir Osman Ali Khan was World’s richest person with a wealth of over $2 Billion (200 crores, 20000 lakhs) which is equal to the American economy at that time.
2. Used 185-Carat Ostrich Egg Sized Diamond as a paperweight
Yes, meeru vinnadi nijame… Mir Osman Ali Khan appatlo 185-carat ostrich egg-sized diamond ni tana table meedha paperweight ki use chesevallu anta. Ee diamond cost entho approximate ga ippudu unna Indian Currency lo almost 1000 crores ki untundi.
3. In 1930, Nizam VII gifted ‘Nizam of Hyderabad Necklace’ to Queen Elizabeth:
1930 lo, Queen Elizabeth 1 wedding ceremony ki, gift ga ‘Mir Osman Ali Khan’ some crores worth unna special necklace called ‘Nizam of Hyderabad Necklace’ ni gift ga icchadu. Ee necklace ni continuously appati nundi ippati varuku Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton use chestune unnaru.
4. Only Indian to have 50+ Rolls Royce cars at that time:
Nizam entha rich ante appatlone 50+ Rolls Royce cars tana untunna palace lo undevi. 1912 nundi 1940 varaku Nizam 50+ Rolls Royce cars ni Hyderbad ki import cheyinchukunnadu.
5. Nizam VII had 7 wives and many mistresses:
On April 14, 1920 the Nizam, Sahebzadi Azmath Unnisa Begum (Dulhan Pasha Begum) ni pelli chesukunnadu. But, he also married 6 others and with them, he had 36 children including 18 sons and 16 daughters.
Ika wives and children pakkana pedithe… Nizam VII palace lo mistresses undevaru. All his mistresses were kept under strict ‘purdah’ with all luxuries possible.
6. Nizam VII made several attempts to make Hyderabad state a part of Pakistan but failed:
1947 Indo-Pak, partition taruvatha princely state ga unna Hyderabad ni Pakistan lo part cheylanidhe appudulo unna mana Nizam ‘Mir Osman Ali Khan’ thought. Indhuku Indian Government no cheppadam… Nizam taggaka povadam tho 1947 lo Hyderabad mottham oka war atmosphere create aindi.
But, finally Nizam dropped the idea of making Hyderabad a part of Pakistan and merged Hyderabad with India in 1948 post-high drama.
7. Nizam donated a whopping 5000 Kgs of gold to the National Defence Fund.
1965 lo, India and Pakistan madhya War lo India war win aina taruvatha, ‘Mir Osman Ali Khan’ Nation Defence Fund ki 5000 kgs gold donation ga appudu Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri ki iccharu ani cheptuntaru kani official record aithe em ledu.
8. He featured on ‘TIME – The Weekly Magazine’ with revered recognition:
‘Mir Osman Ali Khan’ featured on ‘TIME – The Weekly Magazine’ cover with along other princely state rulers and was the only one to be recognized and addressed as ‘His Exalted Highness’ while other rulers addressed as ‘His Excellency’.
9. The government declared a state mourning day after Nizam VII died in 1967 as a mark of respect:
‘Mir Osman Ali Khan’ died on February 25, 1967. The State government observed a state mourning day as a mark of respect and the National Flag of India was flown at half-mast on all the government buildings throughout the state.
10. His Excellence and titles:
Osmania University, Osmania Medical College, Osmania General Hospital, Osmania Biscuit, Osman Sagar lake, Osmanabad, the Nizam of Hyderabad necklace, the Nizam Gate of Ajmer Sharif Dargah, and HMAS Nizam (an Australian Navy N-Class destroyer) were named after him.
Mir Osman Ali Khan Asif Jha’ ee name ki mundu mana Nizam ki icchina titles ento telusa ?
Rustam-i-Dauran, Arustu-i-Zaman, Wal Mamaluk, Asaf Jah VII, Muzaffarul- Mulk-Wal-Mamalik, Nizam-ul- Mulk, Nizam ud Daula Nawab Mir Sir Osman Ali Khan Bahadur, Sipah Saula, Fateh Jung, Nizam of Hyderabad and of Berar, Knight Grand Commander of the Most Exalted Order of the Star of India, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Honorable General in the Army, Faithful Ally of the British Government.