Kalyan Silks

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Kalyan Silks
Type Private
Industry Textiles
Successor(s) T.S. Pattabhiraman
Founded 1909
Founder(s) T S Kalyanrama Iyer
Headquarters Thrissur, Kerala
Area served South India, Dubai
Key people T.S. Pattabhiraman
Products Textiles
Revenue IncreaseRs 600 crore
Owner(s) Kalyan Group
Employees 3,000
Website http://www.kalyansilks.com/

Kalyan Silks is the largest textile retailing chain in India. It is headquartered in City of Thrissur, Kerala. It is headed by T.S. Pattabhiraman Chairman and Managing Director.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]


Kalyan Silks started its first showroom in 1909 in Thrissur. Later on it expanded to South India and now has eight showrooms. It also owns India’s largest wholesale textile showroom situated at Thrissur. According to media reports, the advertising and marketing budget of Kalyan Silks is around Rs 25 crore and is handled by DDB Mudra Max.The company has 3,000 employees and turnover of about Rs 600 crore per annum. [8] [9] [10][11][12][13][14] Prithviraj Sukumaran, is the brand ambassador of Kalyan Silks.


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  2. ^ "Kalyan Silks to foray into global market". The Hindu. Retrieved 2012-08-21. 
  3. ^ "Kalyan Silks’ Aadi sale". The Hindu. Retrieved 2012-08-21. 
  4. ^ "Kalyan Silks' shopping carnival". The Hindu. Retrieved 2012-08-21. 
  5. ^ "Kalyan Silks to open on April 7". The Hindu. Retrieved 2012-08-21. 
  6. ^ "Kalyan launches online shopping". The Hindu. Retrieved 2012-08-21. 
  7. ^ "Kalyan Silks bridal collections". The Hindu BusinessLine. Retrieved 2012-08-21. 
  8. ^ "Prithviraj, Dhanush Inaugurate Kalyan Silks At Abu Dhabi". Retrieved 11 April 2014. 
  9. ^ "Kalyan Silks, the global Kerala brand". Retrieved 11 April 2014. 
  10. ^ "Kalyan Silks showroom on Commercial Street". Retrieved 11 April 2014. 
  11. ^ "Kalyan Silks awards media duties to DDB MudraMax". Indiantelevision.com. Retrieved 2012-08-21. 
  12. ^ "DDB MudraMax wins media mandate for Kalyan Silks". Network2media.com. Retrieved 2012-08-21. 
  13. ^ "DDB Mudra Max wins Kalyan Silks account". afaqs.com. Retrieved 2012-08-21. 
  14. ^ "DDB Mudra Max bags media mandate for Kalyan Silks". Campaign India. Retrieved 2012-08-21.