In a poignant turn of events, Subrata Roy, the iconic founder of Sahara Group and former owner of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Pune Warriors India, passed away in Mumbai on Tuesday at the age of 75. His demise was attributed to a cardiorespiratory arrest, marking the end of a prolonged battle with health complications stemming from metastatic malignancy, hypertension, and diabetes.
Subrata Roy, often referred to as the architect of the expansive Sahara Group, left an indelible mark on the business landscape. His visionary leadership propelled Sahara Group into a realm of success and innovation, earning him recognition as an inspirational leader.
The late entrepreneur was admitted to the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute in Mumbai on Sunday as his health took a downturn. At 10.30 pm on Tuesday, November 14, Subrata Roy bid farewell to the world.
In an official statement, Sahara Group expressed deep sorrow over the loss of their esteemed leader. Describing him as an “inspirational leader and visionary,” the company announced the demise of “Saharasri” Subrata Roy Sahara, Managing Worker, and Chairman of Sahara India Pariwar.
Subrata Roy’s passing comes after an extended battle with multiple health challenges, including metastatic malignancy, hypertension, and diabetes. His resilience and determination in facing these adversities mirrored his commitment to the business empire he had meticulously built.
Subrata Roy’s legacy extends beyond the corporate realm. His role as the owner of the Pune Warriors India in the IPL added a sports chapter to his illustrious journey. His influence resonated not only in boardrooms but also on the cricket field.
As the news of Subrata Roy’s demise reverberates, tributes pour in from various quarters, highlighting the impact he made on the business, sports, and philanthropic fronts. Colleagues, associates, and admirers remember him as a dynamic personality whose contributions went beyond business metrics.
In the wake of Subrata Roy’s passing, the business world mourns the loss of a stalwart. His legacy will continue to inspire generations, leaving an enduring imprint on the Sahara Group and the wider entrepreneurial landscape.