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Aroon Maharajh
(1967 - 2008)

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General Details

Name: Aroon Maharajh
Age: 41 years old
Lived: Monday, 6 February 1967 - Tuesday, 19 August 2008

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PLEASE NOTE: There is also another website dedicated to Aroon at www.AroonMaharajh.com

The funeral will take place on Mon 1st September:

12pm Service at the church
St Francis de Sales Church, 16 Wellington Road, Hampton Hill, Middx TW12 1JR

2.45pm Service at Randalls Park Crematorium
Randalls Rd, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 0AG

Please send donations rather than flowers for CHASE Childrens Hospice (www.chasecare.org.uk) to:
Full Portion Media, 7 Coda Centre, 189 Munster Road, Fulham, SW6 6AW

Dot Com Fever,
BBC Panorama, April 2000

"Aroon Maharajh is one of the new breed of internet millionaires. Working from the shed in the back garden he devised a plan to showcase new musical talent on the internet and Music Unsigned was born..." 


Asian Babes in Asian hands, Telegraph, March 2004
The new owner of Asian Babes, Britain’s first and only soft-porn magazine aimed at Indians and Pakistanis, said he had no moral qualms about buying the title and that he has plans on how to make even more money from the business.

In his first interview, Aroon Maharajh, a dynamic 37-year-old businessman whose father is an Indian from South Africa and mother an Austrian, spoke about his purchase of Fantasy Magazines, a collection of 45 “adult” titles, from Richard Desmond, the proprietor of Express Newspapers.

At first, it might seem odd that Maharajh, who has been brought up by a father steeped in orthodox Hindu Brahmin values, should take on Asian Babes. But for Maharajh, who moves briskly from one money-making idea to the next, morality does not enter the equation. “I don’t have any issues with it. It’s completely legal business, it sits in a lot of stores running right the way through England and in Ireland, it occupies 27-28 per cent of the top shelf. I see great potential for the business.”

“Aroon is very much an Indian,” emphasises his 63-year-old father, Kithandra Vebeecun Maharajh, whose ancestors emigrated from Rajasthan to South Africa “between 1820 and 1830 as indentured labourers” and who himself set foot on British soil on “May 20, 1960”.

Aroon Maharajh is happily married with three “beautiful” boys, Max Aroon, 13, Louis Kumar, 10, and Oliver Patrick, 7. “I love the Indian culture and I love the Indian people,” begins Maharajh. “If you come into our house during the week, you would think you had walked into an Indian house because of the smell of curries. My eldest son helped me cook a fish curry the other night. We eat curries two, three times a week and they are always home cooked.”

 Father and son are now planning to make their first journey to India. “My father and I were talking about this,” says Maharajh. “I said to him, ‘Now is the time for us to go back’.”

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I was deeply saddened to hear of your passing. Condolences to Theresa and the boys. Much love Arpana x
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R.I.P. Aroon. My condolences to all of Aroon's family and friends.
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We are inmensely shocked about the sad news of Aroon´s early departure. We left England four years ago and we b...
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Teresa and the boys, I am so sorry to hear about your sad loss. I know that it's been absolutely ages since I've ...
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I was very sadened to hear of your passing, i hope you are now in a better place. I wish Teresa and your boys all the...
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Message from PAUL, STACEY & FAMILY: "With deepest sympathy our thoughts are with you and your family"
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Message from DAVID, JIMMY & THE VANQUISH TEAM: "Dear Teresa and the Maharajh family, Natalie and the Full Portion tea...
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Message from SHAANA LEVY (Bollywood actress): "Dear Teresa, My sincere condolences. Aroon will be deeply missed! If y...
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Aroon, our dear cousin. May your soul rest peacefully in God's hands.Just as you would pick the best flowers in a gar...
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Tribute via email from MOHSIN SHEIKH aka MOSS (on the 'Cash & Curry' soundtrack with the tune 'BadMaash'): "RIP Aroon...
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Aroon my brother my soul mate. We didnt even like each other when we first met, but to say we became great friends is...

Biography

Fathers Name: Kithandra Vebeecun Maharajh
Mothers Name: Helga Maharajh
Spouse's Name: Teresa Maharajh
Children's Names: Max Aroon, Louis Kumar, Oliver Patrick
Siblings Names: Kit Maharajh (brother)
Country of Birth: United Kingdom
Country of Residence: United Kingdom
City of Residence: London
Occupation: Entertainment
Marital Status: Married
Religion: Hindu

Interests

Favourite Sport: Rugby
Favourite Team: Tottenham Hotspur (football), Richmond (rugby)
Favourite Movie: Ferris Buellers Day Off, Snatch
Favourite Music Genre: Rock
Favourite Artist: Oasis, Neil Diamond
Favourite Charity: Chase Hospice (Eshire)

Passing

Place of Passing: London
Date of Passing: 19 August 2008
Cause of Passing: Heart Attack
Type of Funeral: Cremation at Randalls Park Crematorium at 2.45pm after service (12pm at St Francis de Sales Church)
Funeral Location: 12pm at St Francis de Sales Church, 16 Wellington Road, Hampton Hill, Middx, TW12 1JR
Funeral Date: 1 September 2008

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