Founding Directors


Mr. Selvaraj A/L N. Veerasamy, P.J.K

Mr. Selvaraj A/L N.Veerasamy is the founder of Sri Ananda Bahwan Group of Companies. Mr. Selvaraj has learned to cook traditional Indian food from his Chief, the temple Chief Priest, Mr. Ramasamy. Later on, cooking has been his absolute passion and with God’s grace he managed to uphold a golden opportunity of retaining a shop lot that was let to go in order to pursue his dream of becoming a businessman. He later on renovated the shop and with the help of his family members, he managed to open an authentic Indian Banana Leaf Restaurant Sri Ananda Bahwan in the year 1991 on 3rd October. Today, Mr. Selvaraj together with the support of his dearest brother Mr. Harikrishnan successfully branched out 13 Banana Leaf Restaurant all over Malaysia and stands as the Largest Banana Leaf Chain Outlet in Malaysia. More than that, the persistent association made them grow bigger today with Catering services, Wholesale and Retailer, Sweet and Snacks and etc.

Besides being an active businessman throughout his life, Mr. Selvaraj has become the committee member of the temple he worked in the beginning and eventually became the Vice Chairman twice of Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, Butterworth, Penang. Mr Selvaraj is also the Chairman of  Persatuan Sri Sithi Vinayagar Temple Butterworth which was one of the oldest temple in Penang.  He also successfully completed the renovation and held the consecration ceremony “Kumbabishegam” after 100 years in a grand manner in 2nd November 2014.

Mr. Harikrishnan A/L
N. Veerasamy, P.J.K, P.K.T

Mr. Harikrishnan A/L N.Veerasamy journey into his incomparable business venture started at an early age of 22 in 1991, with the support of his elder brother Mr. Selvaraj. It took off from there, he developed this multi-food business into 13 Best Banana Leaf Restaurant all over Malaysia. Thereafter, he never once looked back hence opening and venturing into multiple businesses such as  3 textile boutique shops, real estate, cash & carry, traditional sweets & delicacies, and also vegetable farming in Jitra. His profound knowledge and self-made skills transformed him into a megastar in food business such as “The Largest Chains of Banana Leaf Restaurants in All over Malaysia”.

A well-groomed stylistic person as he is, has been a role model for one and many. He has never been stingy in sharing his vast experience and bountiful knowledge to upcoming businessman. His hard work throughout his life has paid off and his benevolence as a businessman has earned him a named in this successful path and journey.