Leela Krishnan, Wife Of Late Capt Krishnan Nair, Passes Away

By SM .17 May, 2021



MUMBAI: Leela Krishnan Nair (90), wife of late C P Krishnan Nair, chairman of Leela Group of Hotels, died here Sunday. She was 90.


Her end came while she was undergoing treatment for age-related ailments at Breach Candy Hospital. She was cremated this afternoon.


She was the daughter of late industrialist A K Nair, former president of NMCC.


Capt Krishnan Nair married Leela in 1950. After marrying her, he named his hotel Group Leela, after his wife.


She leaves behind her two sons Vivek Nair and Dinesh Nair. Vivek is the present chairman and managing director of the Leela Group while Dinesh is Co-Chairman and Joint Managing Director of Leela group.