J K Mahendra loves cricket a lot and he likes to play as well. Mahendra is passionate about the game. J K Mahendra is currently 63 years old. J K Mahendra is a very popular Textile Merchant but, he likes Cricket as well. Mahendra has collected a lot of things related to cricket. Mahendra likes all the cricket players and respects them from the core of his heart.
He has collected a lot of things like Ceramic Plates which has autographs of almost all the Indian Cricketers, postal covers, books, stamps, statues of cricket players, books, 500 cricket bats and key chains. J K Mahendra was born in Kerala, Kannur. He grew up playing cricket and listening about the old time popular cricket legends.
He was in the boy’s cricket team and loved to play cricket a lot. He also visited many states in India and out of India and collected photographs and autographs as well. When he came back home, he prepared a scrapbook of all the photographs collected. His business and his passion for cricket led him to visit many places in India and abroad as well. Later he started exchanging things in UK, Australia and South Africa and received an Aluminium Bat which was used by one of the Australian bowlers Dennis Lillee in a Cricket Match which was against England in 1979.
He collected so many things that he had to rush to the museum which is situated at the Chepauk Stadium. This museum is very old and this is the first such museum. His collection attracts many people. His collection got shifted to the Coffee Shop which was set up by him in Egmore. Many famous cricketers like
, Sreesanth and Salim Burrani have visited the place and J K Mahendra wishes that
visits this place someday, this is his biggest wish as he is his one of the favorite playera and he has kept almost all the things in his collection. J K Mahendra himself has won Ranji Trophy.
He is the fan of Gary Sobers and Vivian Richards who are West Indian Cricketers. Mahendra still wants to expand his collection as he is now retired.. He also wants tall his collections to be in a museum and he is ready to sell his collection if the authorities would like to set up a museum for them. His collection is rare and it will help the youth a lot.