Top Pharmaceutical Companies In India

As we know India is well-known for Ayurvedic medicine, but now the era has changed; India is also tremendously increasing its growth in pharmaceutical industries. All over the world, India ranks third largest medicinal industry related to the volume and it is the world’s 13th biggest medicine industry according to the value.

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The diseases that were incurable are now cured by the use of medicines, of which many Indian pharmaceuticals company plays an important role in a production of various medication. Pharmaceutical companies invest less compared to the selling price of any single product. So the pharmaceutical industries can generate a large amount of money through its business. 

And as the time passes there is demand for quality based pharmaceutical products and affordable rates medicines. We know India is ranking for population, and thus infections can be easily spread from one person to another. Thus the use of medication is increased which people can get it easily. 

Rank Company
1 Sun Pharmaceutical
2 Lupin Ltd
3 Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories
4 Cipla
5 Aurobindo Pharma
6 Cadila Healthcare
7 Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
8 GlaxoSmithKline
9 Divi’s Laboratories
10 Torrent Pharmaceuticals

Sun Pharmaceutical

The largest company in India Found by Mr. Dilip Shanghai in 1983 have its headquarter in Mumbai, Maharashtra. As on 23 August 2017, Sun Pharma was India’s largest pharmaceutical company with the market capitalization valued at (Rs Cr.)1,12,971.33.

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Sun Pharma supplies its products over 150 countries and territories. Among the Indian Pharmaceutical companies, Sun pharma has the largest turnover and multi- specialized areas like Active Pharmaceuticals Ingredients (APIs) and formulations.

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It is the largest chronic prescription company in India and a market leader in psychiatry, neurology, cardiology, orthopedics, ophthalmology, gastroenterology and nephrology. Sun Pharma currently has its working sectors in United States, Africa, Canada, China and other major countries.

Lupin Ltd

Lupin Limited is a multinational pharmaceutical company that has its headquarter in Mumbai that is established by An associate professor at BITS-Pilani in Rajasthan, Dr. Desh Bandhu Gupta in 1968. In Pune, Maharashtra Lupin industries have its research and development unit. 

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Lupin Pharma company is in the list of fastest growing companies in the therapies of¬†oncology, cardiology, gastroenterology, central nervous system, anti-infective, anti-asthma, and Diabetology.¬†Lupin’s market capitalization amounted (RS CR) 43,130.60

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories is a multinational company located in Hyderabad, Telangana and founded in 1984 as a manufacturer of APIs. The company is ranked in the third position all over India with its Market capitalization (RS CR) 33,653.31 on 24 August 2017.¬†

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The company produces more than 200 pharma products and the products are supplied over 20 countries all over the world. They are expert in the production of medicine for dermatology, cardiology, gastroenterology and much more.


In the year 1935¬†Dr. K. A. Hamied founded Cipla Company that is India’s one of the largest Pharmaceutical company with more than 20, 000 employees working currently. The¬†MARKET CAP ¬†of Cipla is (RS CR)45,023.04 as of 24 August 2017.

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The company has its many production plants in 34 various cities of country India. Cipla is producing about 2000 products in the field of cardiology, neurology, nephrology and diabetogenic.

Aurobindo Pharma

The APIs and Generic manufacturers named Aurobindo Pharmaceutical have its Headquarter in Hyderabad, Telangana and founded by K. Nityananda Reddy and P.V. Ramaprasad Reddy with others in 1986. 

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The company is expert in the production of mainly six therapeutic medication such as anti-allergic, gastroenterology, antiretrovirals, antibiotics, central nervous system, and cardiology. The company has MARKET CAP (RS CR) 41,134.80 

 Cadila Healthcare
Cadila Healthcare has its head office at Ahmedabad on the Western side of Gujarat state that was founded in the year 1952. Cipla has its production unit in various 20 locations of the country. 
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They mainly produce medicines for cardiology, gastroenterology, neurology and also in pulmonology. The MARKET CAP of Cadila Healthcare is (RS CR) 49,666.87. The company produces about 3500 million tablets every year.

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals

Glenmark is an Indian Pharmaceutical company founded in 1977 that has its headquarter in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The company has its production units in different states such as Maharashtra, Goa, Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat.

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Glenmark is especially known for its developing and marketing APIs and formulations, it covers segments such as Diabetology, dermatology, ENT, internal medicine, gynecology, and pediatrics. The MARKET CAP of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals is (RS CR)17,184.04 as of 24 August 2017.


The Pharmaceutical company founded in the year 1924 is one of the oldest Indian company, but formerly the company was a British entity. This pharma company is a leader in terms of providing vaccines which include hepatitis A, hepatitis B, invasive diseases caused by H, influenza, chicken pox, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, rotavirus, cervical cancer and others.



Major therapeutic production of medicines by the company are anti-infectives, dermatology, oncology, gynecology, diabetes, cardiology and respiratory products. The MARKET CAP of GlaxoSmithKline is (RS CR) 20,151.69 as of 24 August 2017.

Divi’s Laboratories

Divi’s Laboratories ranks on the ninth position as per the Major Pharmaceutical companies are concerned. The company was founded in the year 1990 with the aim of¬†research and development. The main purpose of the company is a development of modern innovative methods of manufacturing pharmaceutical intermediaries and other APIs.

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They are widely known for their products in the fields such as cardiology, dermatology and diabetogenic and others. The¬†MARKET CAP of Divi’s Laboratories is (RS CR) 17,600.57 as of 24 August 2017.

Torrent Pharmaceuticals

The company established in the year 1959 is located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. It serves in the wide area around 50 various nations with its well-known productions of pharma products. The MARKET CAP of Torrent Pharma is (RS CR) 21,090.38

Torrent Pharmaceuticals


Torrent Pharma specializes in the therapeutic areas of cardiovascular, central nervous system, gastrointestinal, diabetology, anti-infective and pain management segments. It has also initiated into the therapeutic segments of nephrology and oncology also strengthening its focus on gynecology and pediatric segments.

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