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Leading television producer Gautam Adhikari passes away

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Leading television producer, Gautam Adhikari, who is considered as one of the pioneers of the industry, passed away at his residence here today after a brief illness, his family sources said.

He was 67.

The last rites will be performed at 11 am in Vile Parle suburban area of

Gautam and his brother Markand started a company-- Sri Adhikari Brothers (SAB) Group- in 1985 as a small family owned partnership firm.

It went on to become the first publicly-listed television production company in when it was listed on the in 1995. The company initially produced serials in Marathi, but soon ventured into film distribution & production business.

It is a leading Indian M&E conglomerate with interests in broadcast, films, content production and publishing.

Gautam Adhikari, who was a diploma holder in commercial art, had directed several films and serials.

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First Published: Fri, October 27 2017. 10:02 IST