Kalanithi Maran was bornon 24 July 1965 in Chennai, India, India. Kalanithi Maran is #379 in List Billionaires People In The World. Politician's son Kalanithi Maran dabbled in his family's modest publishing business before launching Sun TV Network in 1993. Sun is now a regional television heavyweight with 33 channels reaching 95 million households in India. Sun's reach also extends to the south Indian diaspora in 27 countries around the world. Maran's other interests include FM radio, newspapers and direct-to-home television.
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7 million) each for the fiscal year 2011–2012, behind Congress MP Naveen Jindal
By 2010, he was the 17th richest Indian, with a net worth of US$4 Billion, and was the highest paid businessman in India
Later in 2008, the dispute between the Maran and Karunanidhi families was resolved
Sun TV was listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange on 24 April 2006 upon raising $133 million for 10% of the share capital, catapulting him into the billionaire charts
On 14 April 1993, he founded Sun TV with an investment of US$86,000 from a bank loan
He married Kaveri, a native of Coorg in 1991 and has a daughter named Kaviya (Born 1992)
In 1990, Maran started a monthly video (VHS) news magazine in Tamil called Poomaalai657, which was stopped in 1992
Kalanithi Murasoli Maran (born 1964) is an Indian media baron who is the chairman and managing director of the Sun Group