RmKV silks is famous for wedding silks. RmKV silks was started as a saree shop in Thirunelveli, in 1924 by Rm.K.Visvanatha pillai. Rm.K.Viswanatha pillai's son V.Kumaraswamy, who led RmKV during the period of 1955 to 1988. After the death of V.Kumaraswamy, the family concern was led by K.Viswanathan, grandson of Rm.K.Visvanatha pillai. K.Viswanathan, a Textile Technology graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
Rm.K.V is today led by K.Siva kumar, a hands-on weaving enthusiast.