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'Forever in our kitchens & hearts': Brands eulogise MDH Uncle

'Mahashay’ Dharampal Gulati passed away at the age of 98.

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New Delhi: It’s a sad day for the Indian business community with the passing of 'Mahashay’ Dharampal Gulati, owner and CEO of spice brand MDH (Mahashian Di Hatti), as well as the most recognisable grandpa on national television.

He was known by many monikers: 'king of spices', ‘masala king’, ‘MDH uncle’ and there is hardly anyone in India who would have not heard the memorable jingle for the brand created under his tenure – ‘Asli Masale Sach Sach, MDH MDH’.

He was undergoing treatment in Delhi for the last three weeks.

From a small shop in Karol Bagh, late Mahashay Dharampal Gulati built MDH into one of India's leading spice brands, valued at around Rs 1,000 crore. He officially established his company in 1959. At present, MDH Spices, which reportedly manufactures nearly 50 different varieties of spices, has 15 factories across the country and sells its products all over the globe.

He will always be regarded as an iconic entrepreneur and will continue to inspire generations ahead.

Multiple brands across categories came forward to pay tribute to this iconic leader:- Pepsico

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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