Alyque Padamsee, widely called the Brand Father of Indian advertising, died in Mumbai on Saturday He was 90. He was ailing for quite some time.
During his active years in ad business, he remained the brain behind several iconic and memorable Indian ad campaigns.Padamsee was also best known for his role as Muhammad Ali Jinnah in 1982 historcial drama “Gandhi”.
For his contributions to the creative field, he was honored with Padma Shri in 2000 and was named Advertising Man of the Century by The Advertising Club in Mumbai.
President Ram Nath Kovind has expressed deep condolences over the demise of Alyque Padamsee. In a tweet message, the President expressed his condolences to his family, friends and colleagues.
In a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi conjointly expressed condolences over the ending of Alyque Padamsee.He delineate Padamsee as a beautiful human and aforementioned that his intensive add world of advertising can continuously be remembered.
The Prime Minister supplemental that his contribution to theatre was conjointly noteworthy.