About Us

ADONIS GROUP is a business family that brings to the table a significant strength in the distribution and retailing of apparels and life style products. As a conglomerate, the group believes and upholds the core values of Customer Focused Delivery, Openness & Integrity.

The partners bring to the company a remarkable array of strength and expertise in retail & distribution, operational excellence, investment capability, networking strengths and a drive to keep the team motivated. That is why Adonis Group is the ideal partner to launch any brand, be it Retailing, Dealership or Distribution. Every member of the Adonis Group family brings rich experience and a passion for teamwork, a combination that drives our business and each of us.

Today, Adonis Group has under its umbrella

  • Distribution of Peter England (Karnataka & Goa)
  • Distribution of Levis (Karnataka)
  • Distribution of Rayban (South Bangalore)
  • Distribution of Rayban Eye Wear (For leading Hospital chains)
  • Largest Franchisee of Peter England in Karnataka (13 showrooms)
  • Online Selling Partner on Amazon for Titan & Numerous Kids Wear Brands
  • Pharmaceutical Distribution (Adoni, AndhraPradesh)

Corporate Social Responsibility

At Adonis Group, it is not business alone that motivates and drives our team. As part of our CSR initiative, we run a free clinic for the needy in Adonis (Kurnool Dist), Andhra Pradesh. The family patriarch started the small clinic in 1980. To this day, the clinic is successful in providing crucial healthcare to the needy.


Shantilal P Shah

Mr. Shantilal Shah is the senior most member of Adonis Group. As the head of the family, he is in charge of the topmost operations of the Adonis Group. Under his able guidance, the group has forayed into medical life sciences and is a key pharmaceutical distributor in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh. Mr. Shah also has significant experience in handling the complete warehouse operations goods of about 20lakh mtrs.

Hitesh Shah

Hitesh started his entrepreneurial journey back in 1995 with the opening of a Retail showroom for seconds’ goods of Louis Philippe, Van Heusen, Allen Solly brands. In 1997, he forayed into distribution, with global apparel brand Peter England from Madura Garments.

Hitesh was also part of the success story of several labels like Byford, SF, SF Jeans, Elements and Elysee. As the brain behind Adonis Group’s operations, he diversified the line of business further and became the distributor for well-known brands like Nike, Reebok, and Nokia (for Bangalore). Over a period of time, he spearheaded the group’s growth into the distribution of other life style products such as Sony Personal Audio, Hutch, Levis Signature and made them into a huge success.

Hitesh is famous for his PR skills and is often known as the ‘people person’. Various awards of excellence from Madura Garments as well as from Nokia stand to his credit. He is now the proprietor of Adonis Group and handles the new business development initiatives, growth, marketing & sales strategy for the group.

Subhash Shah

In the present day and age, information technology is crucial for any retail/distributor business and that is what Subhash brings to Adonis Group. With 15+ years of experience in the IT industry, Subhash has worked with marquee clients (P&G, Amway, Target) to understand their business needs and provide unique innovative IT solutions to address the business problems. A bachelor of engineering and a MBA in International Business Management, Subhash brings in a unique blend of technical & business acumen in solving the problems at hand.

Subhash is a recent entrant to the group and brings in his expertise in streamlining the operational aspects of the day-day business to thrive innovation & improve business productivity.


The one thing that strikes you when you meet Hitesh  is his Enthusiasm and positive spirit. Hitesh is a great professional who always strives for stretch goals.

– Balaji Iyer, Regional Marketing Manager, Nokia

Hitesh is a person with Passion and Full of Energy. His Biggest Strength is to change along with time and has a Very Practical Approach, which helps to build Faith, Confidence with partners and thereby build Stronger and Long Term Business. Above all  he is Risk Taker, which is quiet essential  in today’s Business. All these makes him a Successful Entrepreneur.

– P.R.Rathod, Head -Merchandise,Sales & Distribution, Peter England Fashion and Retail Ltd.

I have known Hitesh for close to three years now. His association with Madura is over 11 years and is one among the few of the long associated Channel Partners.His passion for new initiatives and keenness in consistent service levels is amazing. He is an aggressive guy and his team likes him best for his leadership skills. He is built a good rapport with most of the team members within Madura, which is a competitive advantage for him and his company.

– Mallikarjuna Reddy Y, National Sales Manager, PEM Brands, Madura Garments