Kaustubh Marathe

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Kaustubh Marathe
Residence Pune, Maharashtra, India
Alma mater Chintaman Rao College of Commerce
Occupation Jeweller, businessman
Known for Marathe Jewellers
Spouse(s) Manjiri Marathe (née Purandare)
Children 1

Kaustubh Marathe is an Indian jeweler and businessman. He is the co-owner of Marathe Jewellers, a jewelry brand located in Pune, Maharashtra.[1] He along with his brother, Milind Marathe founded the jewelry brand in 2012.[2]

Early life

Marathe was born into the aristocratic and illustrious, Chitpavan brahmin[3] Marathe family of Miraj and Sangli.[2] The family has ancestral ties with the textile industry in Maharashtra.[2] His mother is daughter of the late Laxman Vasudev "Nanakaka" Gadgil and the niece of the late Anant "Dajikaka" Gadgil, the founders of P N GADGIL & Co. in Pune .[4] Through his mother, he is a known 3rd cousin of the current chairman of PNG Jewellers, Saurabh Gadgil.[4] He is also a known 3rd cousin of music director Mandar Agashe (3rd cousin, once removed of his son, Adi Agashé), cricketer Ashutosh Agashe and actress Sheetal Agashe.[4]

Marathe was educated at Chintaman Rao College of Commerce in Sangli which he graduated in 1988.[1]

Marathe is married to Manjiri Marathe (née Purandare). They have one son together.[4]


Marathe and his brother started working under his maternal uncle Rajabhau Gadgil at PNG Gems and Jewellery in Pune, in 1997.[2] Under his guidance, they started off trading in diamond business and diamond articles for regular trade.[1][2]

In 2012, the brothers left PNG and started their own store, Marathe Jewellers, located on Laxmi Road.[2] Their business venture received positive response.[1][2] As of 2015, they had two stores — one on Laxmi Road and the other on Paud Road. In 2016, they launched their third store, also on Laxmi Road.[2] The store is 6,250 sq. ft. in area, and is state-of-the -art.[2]

The brand has come to sponsor many cultural programmes of Ustad Zakhir Hussain.[2] They have also associated with Wasant Utsav, which has added to their brand image.[2]


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