Kalanithi Maran is a famous tycoon in the world of Indian media. He was born on July 24th,1964 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Maran is the son of former Union Minister of Commerce, Murasoli Maran, and the grand nephew of former Tamil Chief Minister, M. Karunanidhi. He is the owner of various newspapers, radio stations, movie production house, DTH services, and weeklies. He was also an investor in Spice Jet, which is an Indian airline during the period from 2010 to 2015. Maran started off with his career in 1990 by launching a video magazine in the Tamil language which was for giving news in various fields. It started with the name Poomalaai. But due to several issues, it came to an end two years later in 1992.

In 1993, with a huge amount of investment from a bank loan, he founded the Sun TV. He took a loan of 86,000 U.S dollars. Sun TV is a satellite television in Tamil. In October 2015, it was declared as one of the most viewed channels in India under the entertainment category.Sun TV broadcasts around 150 programs both on-line and off-line. It also has syndicated broadcasts in several foreign countries like the United Kingdom, United States of India, and Canada. Sun TV is also responsible for hosting many Tamil film related events annually.

In 2015, the number of employees working under Sun TV was around 2000. Sun TV raised 133 million dollars in 2006 for 10% of share capital. It got listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange. This event also leads to the entry of Maran into the charts of billionaires. Six years later in 2010, he was declared as one of the 20 most richest Indians with a net worth of 4 million U.S dollars. He also got declared as one of the highest paid businesspeople in India. He, along with his wife, was ranked second in the Indian executive pay charts list.

In 2007, the Central Bureau Investigation Department of India filed a case against Maran for the taking over of Aircel by Maxis Communication. This controversy got solved after a period of many months. Maran is a winner of Young Businessman awards from CNBC and Ernst and Young. He earned the title of Television king of southern India by the magazine Forbes. Some of his business components are Sun Network, Sun Direct DTH, Sunrisers Hyderabad, a famous Indian IPL team, Red FM, Sun Pictures, and Sun Cable Vision. Muthaaram, Vannathirai, Tamil Murasu, are the names of Tamil magazines and newspapers.

He married Kaveri, who is a resident of Coorg in 1991. They have been blessed with a girl child in 1992, whom they named Kavya.

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Rayane Sarathkumar

Rayane Sarathkumar is a south Indian celebrity daughter of the famous south Indian actress Raadhika Sarathkumar and actor Sarathkumar. Both of her parents are well-established actors and have worked in more than about 100 films in the Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi film industry. Rayane Sarathkumar was born in the year 1992 to Raadhika and her then-husband Richard Hardy. Richard Hardy is a British national, and actress Raadhika was married to him for a period of two years from the year 1990 to the year 1992. After they got divorced, actress Raadhika married south Indian actor R. Sarathkumar in the year 2001. Rayane Sarathkumar is the granddaughter of the legendary actor M. R. Radha who was having a very successful career in the Kollywood film industry in the 1960s, and he was given the title of Nadigavel. Her father Sarath Kumar is a film actor, politician, and a journalist. Rayane Sarathkumar was born and brought up in Chennai in Tamil Nadu, India. She has a younger brother Rahul who was born in 2004 and younger sisters Varalaxmi Sarathkumar and Pooja Sarathkumar. Her sister Varalaxmi Sarathkumar is an upcoming actress in the Kollywood movie industry and is well appreciated for her performances. Rayane Sarathkumar enjoys watching movies, and she loves sports and baking. Rayane Sarathkumar got married to Indian cricketer Abhimanyu Mithun. Abhimanyu Mithun is a former Ranji player and a fast bowler who has played for India for a couple of times. He was also part of the Indian Premier League and played for the Bengaluru team Royal Challengers Bangalore. Abhimanyu Mithun has been part of the Indian cricket team in about five one day international and four test matches. They got married on the 26th of August in the year 2016. Their wedding was attended many almost all the celebrities in the South Indian Cinema industry and since her father Sarathkumar is a politician and an active participant in the AIADMK alliance, many politicians also visited the occasion. Politician Sasikala, the close aide of the former chief minister of Tamil Nadu Selvi J. Jayalaitha also attended the wedding ceremony. Rayane Sarathkumar ‘s wedding with the cricketer took place in Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu and the entrance to the sangeet was stylized with a theme of south Indian and Chennai slang with phrases like "Filter Kaapi," "shot Maadi," and some more popular verses. In the year 2018, the couple Rayane Sarathkumar and Abhimanyu Mithun are blessed with a baby boy.

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