Vydehi School of Excellence, a premier school in Bangalore, celebrated its Chairman late D. K. Audikesavulu Naidu’s birthday on 21 September 2013. D. K. Audikesavulu Naidu, Founder of Vydehi Institute of Medical Science and Research Centre was always a humanist who stood for the well being of his country’s people. It was his life’s mission to head a medical centre that could provide a world class healthcare system to the public at very affordable cost and a medical and other educational institution with state-of-the-art technology that focus on the research in medical science and integrates the quality of overall education. D. K. Audikesavulu Naidu was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India and had been the prestigious TTK chairman twice. An engineer by qualification, D. K. Audikesavulu Naidu went on to create a successful business empire spanning various industries. He passed away on April 24, 2013 after a brief illness. Our students visited his Samadhi (place where he rests in peace) and offered their prayers. Teachers accompanied the students and helped them through the proceedings.