NEW DELHI: Ambareesh Murty, the Co-founder and CEO of Pepperfry, died of a cardiac arrest in Leh on Monday night. He was 51.
In a heart-wrenching message, the company’s co-founder Ashish Shah shared, “Extremely devastated to inform that my friend, mentor, brother, soulmate @AmbareeshMurty is no more. Lost him yesterday night to a cardiac arrest at Leh. Please pray for him and for strength to his family and near ones.”

Establishment of Pepperfry

In collaboration with Ashish Shah, Ambareesh Murty established the online furniture and home goods enterprise in 2012. Prior to the inception of Pepperfry, Ambareesh held the position of Country Manager for eBay in India, Philippines, and Malaysia. Murty was a graduate from the Delhi College of Engineering.

Remembering Ambareesh Murty

Ambareesh Murty’s sudden demise has left the industry and his colleagues in shock. He was known for his vision and leadership in the e-commerce sector, particularly in the furniture and home goods segment. Under his guidance, Pepperfry became one of the leading online platforms for furniture and home decor in India.

Condolences pour in

Upon hearing the news of Ambareesh Murty’s passing, condolences poured in from various industry leaders and colleagues. Many expressed their grief and shared fond memories of working with him. The loss of Ambareesh Murty is not only a personal loss for his family and friends but also a loss for the entire e-commerce community.

Legacy of Ambareesh Murty

Ambareesh Murty’s legacy will continue to inspire aspiring entrepreneurs and leaders in the e-commerce industry. His contribution to the growth of online furniture retail in India is undeniable. Pepperfry, the company he co-founded, will carry forward his vision and strive to achieve new milestones in his memory.

Funeral arrangements

Details regarding Ambareesh Murty’s funeral arrangements have not been announced yet. Friends, colleagues, and well-wishers are expected to pay their last respects and bid farewell to the visionary entrepreneur.


The sudden demise of Ambareesh Murty has left a void in the e-commerce industry, particularly in the furniture and home goods segment. His contributions and leadership will be remembered and cherished by all who had the privilege of working with him. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones during this difficult time.

★Ambareesh Murty, Co-founder and CEO of Pepperfry, passed away from a cardiac arrest in Leh.
★He was known for his vision and leadership in the e-commerce sector.
★Condolences pour in from industry leaders and colleagues.
★Ambareesh Murty’s legacy will continue to inspire the e-commerce community.
★Funeral arrangements are yet to be announced.

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