Anant Rangaswami, a veteran journalist and advertising professional, passed away on Tuesday morning in Bengaluru. Rangaswami has over 25 years of experience with organisations like STAR TV, Sony’s SET, BCCL’s Times Television, and Times FM. He was the founding editor of Campaign India. Rangaswami was also the editor of Melt, a magazine and portal which is dedicated to advertising and marketing.
The industry executives mourned the loss of Rangaswami and took to social media to share their grief.
RIP @AnantRangaswami. A man of conviction. A man of ideas.A man of courage. Inquisitive and bold to a fault. Enjoyed all our conversations. You will continue to live forever in the innumerable stories .. Deepest condolences to the family. pic.twitter.com/JMuCw9FQ6P
— Sudhanshu Vats (@Sudhanshu_Vats) May 24, 2022
Heard about the passing away of @AnantRangaswami A well-wisher, friend & knowledgeable commentator on the marcom industry.We are all poorer by this loss. My condolences to his family & friends. Om Shanti @IAA_India @AAAIOfficial @TheAdClub_India @ibfindia @IAMAIForum @afaaglobal
— S K Swamy (@skswamy) May 24, 2022
@AnantRangaswami you were one of a kind. Your passing will leave a void. Wherever you are, you will continue to call a spade a spade. Will miss you.
— Vikram Sakhuja (@VikramSakhuja) May 24, 2022
Dear @AnantRangaswami, your body was always inferior hardware to that extraordinarily beautiful mind. Now you are finally free of it. Thank you for all the inspiration. You have no freaking idea how much we are going to miss you. Go well, my dear friend.
— Karthik Nagarajan (@The_Karthik) May 24, 2022