Ayup Khan is a Tirupur-based entrepreneur and a producer. He is also known as Links Ayup. The son of Sowkath Hayath Khan, an Indian textile businessman and Munira Kaathun a housewife. Ayup was born on 15th September 1980.
Links Ayup has a close relationship with Saran (director) and also happens to be a partner with Saran’s Gemini Productions which has produced movies featuring various top stars. The director also happens to have many educational trusts under him, including Fashion Technology, Para Medical, and Arts colleges.
Ayup Khan is the CRM of Lyca Productions which is an Indian Entertainment company by
Subaskaran Allirajah, the company was created in 2014. Ayup also happens to be the Executive Member of Nadigar Sangam.
The Nadigar Sangam “Actors’ association” in English, is officially known as the South Indian Artistes’ Association (SIAA). It is a platform for all film, TV, and stage performers in the state of Tamil Nadu, with base in Mumbai.
The association was formed in 1952, as a trust fund for retired actors and, has also raised its voice for actors caught in controversies. The trust has made over 3000 official members. Elections are held once in every three years to elect the president of the group. R.Sarathkumar has been an undefeated tryst president for three straight years.
Until finally he was defeated. Ayup Khan, the owner of Links Group of Companies, has his name added to the brand. Starting in his father’s company, he found the job fascinating and made it into his personal playfield. Creating his roots in the business by manufacturing his brands by the year of 1995.
Since his father happened to be a hefty textile tycoon and seemingly he followed in his father’s footsteps in the textile industry. Ayup founded Link Garments an export house recognized by the government. He is also into various other textile business.
During the Indian Premier League, spot-fixing became one of the most debated topics and unwillingly Ayup got entangled in the case. As one of his brand partners, S. Sreesanth (Shanthakumaram Sreesanth) was condemned in the case of IPL spot-fixing.
S36 is a brand that was launched by both Khan and Sreesanth. Ayup Khan has also started his private production group called Links Cine Creations & Cinema Inc. He is also the CRM of Lyca Productions, the name that rose to the heights of Tamil Film Industry after the Rajnikanth starrer blockbuster 2.0. It is worth keeping track of this entrepreneur for his future steps as now the confident figure seems unstoppable.