Managing Director, RMKV
Mr K Sivakumar joined his family Business in silk saree manufacturing and retailing in 1980. He has taken the business set up by his grandfather and later grown by his father and brother Mr K Viswanathan to greater heights through constant innovations in silks that have been very passionately created with a dedicated team.
An acknowledged expert in the field of Textile Design, he has been honored with the Government of India’s National Award for Master craftsmen during the year 2000 for designing a saree based on Padmanabapuram Palace classic Wood carving ‘Iswarya Pookkal’.
Rm.K.V. has created waves with the unveiling of the longest saree (704 ft) in the world. And came to the limelight with the unfurling of the first 50000 colour saree. Also Rm.K.V. has created the Grand Reversible silk saree . This Grand silk saree has 4 different pallus, 4 different matching borders two distinct colours and designs in the body. Later innovations came in the form of Lino Light (saree that breathes) and which weighs 40% lesser than a conventional silk saree; Nagasu – embossed designs on silk saree with 3D effect; Varnajaalam – saree created using optical art blending perceptual abstraction with psychedelic colors; Naturals – eco friendly silks using natural dyes derived from natural ingredients; Jadau – usage of inlay technique and a saree with 64 colors in the motif on a single colored outline & background in fabric…and the list continues to grow.
RmKV Silks is now expanding the footprint with the opening of its latest showroom in Orion Mall, Bengaluru. Phoenix Market City, Velachery and Forum Vijaya Mall, Vadapalani in Chennai.