Raam Punjabi

Raam Jethmal Punjabi (Punjabi: ਰਾਮ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ) is an Indian-Indonesian media magnate and president of Multivision Plus.[1] In 2001, due to his production of soap operas, he was referred to as "Indonesia's own soap king".[2]

Early life

He was born in Surabaya, East Java to parents of Indian (Sindhi) descent.[3] His nephew is Manoj Punjabi.[4]



As producer
As executive producer
  • Petualangan 100 Jam (2004)
  • Pesan dari surga (2006)
As writer
  • Perawan rimba (1983)
  • Kamp tawanan wanita (1983)


  1. Day, Mila (September 1, 2002). "Larger than life: Raam Punjabi is probably one of Indonesia's best known local production figures, having been responsible for creating and producing many of the country's most popular comedy and drama series". Asia Image. Archived from the original on November 4, 2012. Retrieved 27 May 2010.
  2. Brumitt, Chris. "Indonesians escape into soaps". Daily News. Associated Press. Retrieved 27 May 2010.
  3. "King of Soap Opera" - Indonesian Indians
  4. Aiyar, Pallavi (24 August 2013). "Sindhi kings of Indonesian entertainment". Archived from the original on June 20, 2014. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  5. Filmography - New York Times

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