Kalanithi Maran net worth, income profile, house, and assets. Kalanithi Maran is one of the richest persons in India; he is chairman and CEO of The Sun Group, one of the richest business of India. The Famous SunDirect DTH services are owned by the Sun Group of Kalanithi Maran. The business career and success of Kalanithi Maran are short, his mind towards business made opportunities for him to utilize in the best way possible.
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It all started with a thousand-dollar Video News Magazine named Poomaalai657 in 1990. The video magazine achieved success, and it gave an idea to Kalanithi Maran starting a video channel in 1993 called Sun TV. The TV Channel was an immediate success; it started with INR 3 lakh rupees at the start in 1993 that was birth to the electronic media industry in India.
Net Worth of Kalanithi Maran
The net worth of Kalanithi Maran as of 2017 is $5 Billion.
|Full Name||Kalanithi Maran|
|Net Worth||$5 Billion|
|Annual Income||$500 Million|
|Businesses / Brands||Sun Network
Within ten years, the Sun TV and Sun Group was worth $100 Million covering half of India’s cities. In the next five years i.e. in 2010, Kalanithi Maran was officially declared a billionaire and 17th richest man in India; his business was the fastest growing in the Stock Exchanges and throughout India in 2011. The net worth of Kalanithi Maran reached around $5 Billion as of 2017; he was earning around $300 Million in annual profits from Sun Group, Radio Channels, DTH Services, production companies, News & Entertainment Channels.
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The businesses currently operated directly by Kalanithi Maran are Sun Network, Sun Direct DTH, Suryan FM service in Tamil Language, Red FM in 12 different languages of the sub-continent, Sun Pictures (movie production house for Tamil Films), Dinakaran (Tamil newspaper), and Sunrisers Hyderabad (current IPL Champions 2016).
IPL Franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad is owned exclusively by Kalanithi Maran through Sun Network Company. Sunrisers Hyderabad is the current IPL Champion i.e. in 2016 and are the defending champions of VIVO IPL 2017.