Do You Know About The Man Who’s Behind The Old Monk?

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Are you an Old Monker too?

The man who gave us the iconic Old Monk, the 88-year-old chairman, Mohan Meakin has passed away today due to cardiac arrest at his home in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

According to the reports, “Mohan, who was keeping unwell in his last years, died of a cardiac arrest in Ghaziabad’s Mohan Nagar area. He is survived by his wife Pushpa Mohan.”


Old Monk, the rum launched in 1954 and since then is the best selling dark rum in the world. However, the brand created by Kapil Mohan was also the biggest Indian Made Foreign Liquor brand.


Mohan received the Padma Shri award in 2010 and he led the much-needed diversification of the business after he took over the controls of the erstwhile Dyer Meakin Breweries.

On Twitter, many of his admirers pay their tributes:

#Old Monk Dies At 88

#Legendary Entrepreneur, Chairman and MD of Mohan Meakin Ltd.

#Padmashree Brig. Dr. Kapil Mohan VSM (Rtd) passes away at Mohan Nagar

#May his soul rest in peace:

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