Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (ANK)
Mangaluru, Dec 5: Leksa Lighting has become one of the leading manufacturer and supplier of professional lighting in South East Asia with dominating the lighting scene not just in broadcasting fields such as TV studio, film and fiction shoot industries, but also in auditorium, architectural and many other specialized lighting verticals. In a very short span of time, Leksa has executed projects all over India and also has spread its presence across 20+ countries.
Leksa has reached many a milestones and bagged awards in the last five years of its service and gained reputation for its products and customer service. It has added another feather to its cap by illuminating the Suvarna Soudha in Belagavi with its various lighting products. Chief minister Siddaramaiah inaugurated the lightings at Suvarna Soudha in Belagavi. Speaker UT Khader, Belagavi district in-charge minister Satish Jarakiholi, woman and child welfare minister Laxmi Hebbalkar, minister for social welfare H C Mahadevappa and others were present during the inauguration.
The illuminated Suvarna Soudha in Belagavi
Ronald Silvan D’Souza
Established in 2017, in the outskirts of Mangaluru a place called Moodbidri, India, Leksa started with very little staff but had infinitely higher courage and enthusiasm. In just 5 years, Leksa has one of the largest manufacturing facilities in specialised lighting located near Moodbidri, Mangaluru with over 250 employees. Such an astounding growth in the short span of 5 years shows the direction where this company is headed and there is no stopping any time soon. A highly professional team has geared up with one moto ‘Respect for people and team work’ under the able leadership of Ronald Silvan D’Souza – executive director an excellent leader and team player with proven professionalism.
Leksa manufactures a huge array of professional lights. Starting with auditorium lighting, the company offers LED light fixtures from profile lights to RGBW par lights with seamless control of every single light using various wired and wireless control systems. The company also gives a turnkey solution for auditoriums and stages by supplying and erecting stage mechanism systems such as motorized lighting grids, motorized curtain systems, control systems and power solutions in a professional manner.
The company provides a similar turnkey solution for TV studio lighting by providing state of the art LED Lighting fixtures like various types of panel lights to fresnel lights along with control system and rigging system. These light fixtures are also used for film and fiction shoots as they are extremely efficient and abundant in feature sets such as range of colour temperatures, dimming controls, etc., without use of external devices. The light output is of the highest quality suitable for broadcast with CRI, R9 and TLCI values being more than 96 for all their lights resulting in supremely accurate colour reproduction. The light fixtures are also capable to illuminate scenes to shoot in Ultra HD 8K and beyond 10,000 frames per second.
Additionally, they also manufacture architectural lights to decoratively illuminate structures ranging from historical monuments to buildings of significance and everything else that requires to be beautified. Leksa has a wide range of lights with any colour of the spectrum and varying beam angles all capable of installing outdoors, withstanding harsh weather conditions and equipped with the same reliable control systems that are used for auditorium and studio lighting fixtures.
They also have products catering to DJ/pubs along with video conference lighting, stadium/sports lighting, street lighting, flood lighting and high mast lighting.
One of Leksa’s earliest and proudest projects was the auditorium lighting and drapery system installation at Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology, Kochi. The project included designing, manufacturing and installation of stage lighting and drapery with 210+ light fixtures, 19 motorised bars and complete power solution.
Leksa also got a prestigious opportunity to execute stage lighting project at Mahatma Gandhi International Convention Centre, Niamey, Niger. This was a project funded by government of India.
TV studio lighting has been Leksa’s stronger suits – more than 70% of Indian broadcasting industry opts for Leska lighting products today. Some of the most popular News studios in India are lit with Leksa Lights – Aaj Tak, Times Now, Tv9 Bharatvarsh, Tv9 Bangla, TV18, Asianet, Suvarna News, Public TV and many others to name a few. They have also executed studio lighting projects in Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Bangladesh, Kenya and Canada.
Another segment Leksa is one of the leaders is architectural lighting. The company has executed the façade lighting project of Kalinga Hockey Stadium, Bhubaneswar, which held a world cup hockey game. Another popular stadium beautified with Leksa Lighting is the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor stadium in Cuttack. Leksa also executed a monument lighting project under CIDCO – Navi Mumbai, the dynamic lighting of Utsav Chowk at Kharghar. The company has dipped its toes in Fountain- light and sound show in one of our most ambitious projects, the Dr Shivaram Karanth Theme Park at Kota, Karnataka.
Leksa has also supplied LED lights to many TV shows for Sony TV and Star Network. The company is a pioneer in introducing LED lighting to the film and fiction industry replacing all the conventional halogen and HMI based lighting. One of the most popular pubs in Hyderabad, the 9O9 pub is lit up by LED pixel lighting from Leksa.
Thane Municipal corporation is beautified with Leksa lights and India’s biggest LED Gardon – Atal Bihari Vajpayee Udyan in Pune under PCMC, Gateway of India beautification and many renowned prestigious projects have been completed successfully by Leksa Lighting.
Milestones and Achievements
In such a short span, Leksa Lighting has bagged many awards. ‘Fastest growing Indian company excellence award’ in Dubai in 2018, ‘Manufacturing & customer satisfaction award’ in Bangkok in 2019, and best 5000 MSME company award etc speaks the achievements in tough conditions. In 2022, Leksa Lighting got a prestigious Atmanirbhar Bharat award from the central government as ‘Most Trusted company in specialised lighting’ under Make in India initiative under founder and executive director Ronald Silvan D’Souza‘s leadership. He is recognised as one among ‘Top 50 highflyer global Indians’ for the year, for his outstanding achievement being a young entrepreneur, giving livelihood for 250+ families from this village.