15 June, 2021

Costa Del Sol

Kalanidhi Maran, reclusive Sun Group honcho till now, pads up

Costa Del Sol

Kalanidhi’s Empire...

  • TV and Movies: Sun TV Network (32 channels), Sun Direct DTH, Sun Pictures, Sun 18.
  • Aviation: SpiceJet Airlines
  • FM: Suryan FM, Red FM (45 stations)
  • Print: Dinakaran (Tamil daily), Tamil Murasu (Tamil evening newspaper), Kunkumam, Muthaaram, Vannathirai, Kunguma Chimizh (Tamil magazines)
  • Cricket: IPL Hyderabad


...and Management 101

  • Has stayed away from trouble despite accusations of using political connections to further his business
  • Has stuck to the south, and expanded aggressively. Always plays to his strengths; won’t dance in someone else’s territory.
  • Chennai’s cricketing circles say he owns IPL Hyderabad “directly” and Chennai Super Kings “indirectly”.
  • Buzz is that brother...

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