You are here: Home » Companies » News
Business Standard

CK Rajkumar, entrepreneur and founder of Sujatha Bio Tech passes away

Rajkumar owned brands like Nivaran 90 and Velvette shampoo

Topics
Obituary

T E Narasimhan  |  Chennai 

CK Rajkumar, the Founder of Sujatha Bio Tech and the owner of brands like Nivaran 90 and Velvette shampoo, passed away at a private hospital in Chennai on Wednesday. He is survived by his wife, two daughters and a son.

He was reportedly admitted in the hospital a few days ago and was in critical condition. Rajkumar was 68.

CK Kumaravel, the Founder and CEO of Naturals chain of salons and spa, and Rajkumar’s brother made the announcement on Twitter on Wednesday night. “With immense grief & deep regret I announce the passing away of our beloved brother Dr CK Rajkumar, the CMD of #velvette international & a dynamic entrepreneur who taught us to dream big & never to give up,” he tweeted. Rajkumar is also the brother of CK Ranganathan, Founder of CavinKare, a Chennai-based FMCG firm.

Rajkumar was recently in the after one of their experiments to find a cure for Covid-19 went wrong in their lab in Chennai.

Dear Reader,


Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

First Published: Thu, October 08 2020. 10:36 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU
.