M M Ramachandran, known as Atlas Ramachandran, a renowned businessman and film producer, died at the age of 80.
He was admitted to a hospital in Dubai with age-related problems and died of a cardiac arrest on Sunday night, according to reports.
Ramachandran was born in the Kerala district of Thrissur in 1942.
He rose to prominence as a result of his unique approach to advertising his brand, Atlas Jewellery. Ramachandran used to appear himself in the advertisements and say, “Atlas Jewelry, the trusted name of crores of people.”