Karunanidhi family - Wikipedia
Murasoli Maran (17 August – 24 November ) was a prominent Tamil politician in India, and an important leader of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ( DMK) party which was headed by his maternal uncle and mentor, M. Karunanidhi . Relations, M. Karunanidhi (maternal uncle). Children, Kalanidhi Maran. Here is the family tree of DMK chief angelfirenm.infonidhi Karunanidhi Family Periyanayagi (Eldest sister). Murasoli Maran Former Union Minister. When Murasoli Maran died on November 23, , Karunanidhi had and even Tata Sky, which had 50 per cent of the market, was valued at.
Dhayanidhi and 9 others were charged for mining sand and granite illegally, which allegedly cost the exchequer hundreds of thousands of crores. He was later granted anticipatory bail. He is married to Anusha, an advocate who was based out of Chennai.
She was appointed propaganda secretary of the DMK's women's wing in She is married to Venkatesh, an architect. He shot to prominence when the Emergency was declared by Indira Gandhi between andand he vociferously opposed it. Mayor Chittibabu tried shielding Stalin from the blows but passed away after he got beaten up. He slowly climbed up the political ladder in the DMK, serving as the Mayor of Chennai between and Inhe was named heir apparent of the DMK, and inhe was appointed as the Working President of the party.
He married Durgavathi inand has two children Udhayanidhi and Senthamarai. Earlier this year, in an interview, he made his political ambitions abundantly clear, saying he was all set to enter active politics.
He married Kiruthiga some years ago, who runs a lifestyle magazine and has directed one movie. Son Tamilarasu Karunanidhi Tamilarasu has kept a low profile, and runs a few businesses in Chennai.
In the polls, he actively campaigned for his father, but has not expressed any political ambitions otherwise. His wife is Mohana, and the couple has two children, Arulnidhi and Poonguzhali. His most notable films are Mouna Guru and Demonte Colony. Granddaughter Poonguzhali Tamilarasu Daughter of Tamilarasu, Poonguzhali made the news when the Coimbatore Corporation sealed a commercial building that was jointly owned by her in Saxena faced three major criminal cases.
He was arrested in over allegations of cheating in his role as the CEO of Sun Pictures, the film studio company from the Sun stable. An introvert but a ruthless businessman, Maran stormed the television industry in the s in the south with political patronage and influential connections, and has seen his businesses evolve into an empire making quantum jumps in the last two and half decades.
Today Maran is facing multiple probes, including a probe by the Enforcement Directorate for money laundering. His biggest acquisition, SpiceJet airlines, was a failure and he has since sold it back to the previous proprietors.
Maran returned soon to run the Kungumam group of publications owned by his father. Sax gladly quit his job to assist Maran. Meanwhile, Maran introduced Sharad Kumar to his friend and entrepreneur C Sivasankaran, who then owned and operated Sterling Computers. Sivasankaran later started the telecom company Aircel, and was allegedly forced by the Maran brothers to sell the company to a Malayasian businessman backed by the Marans.
The story of Marans: Sun King and his brother | Business Standard News
Kungumam group back then had five magazines- Kumkumam, Mutharam, Vannathirai, Kumkuma Chimizh and Sumangali a fortnightly. It was in when Murasoli Maran became a minister in the National Front government that Kalanidhi Maran assumed full charge of the publication. It was in that Maran started Poomalai, a monthly video cassette magazine. Around the same time Sharad Kumar left his job at Sterling Computers, and along with Maran tried his hand at various businesses like exports of laser printers.
They had an office space inside the Murasoli building and ran entities like Kal Exim Pvt ltd. It is unclear if some of these companies exist now. In the preceding decades, Kasturi modernised the publication scenario in English.
The story of Marans: Sun King and his brother
Kalanidhi did the same in Tamil, brought in state of the art machines and reduced the production time lag considerably. But with piracy becoming rampant, Maran dropped the idea of Poomalai. Byseveral family members occupied important posts in the party and the Union govt. Related Videos Karunanidhi's family - 3 wives On a September day inwhile a year-old groom was waiting for his bride, an anti-Hindi rally passed by.
The bride, Padmavathi, daughter of singer Sundaranar of Chidambaramhad to wait for more than an hour before some relatives brought Karunanidhi back to tie the knot.DMK chief Karunanidhi's elder sister passes away - Tamil Nadu - News7 Tamil
For young Karunanidhi, who took the plunge into the Dravidian movement as a teenager, the movement came first, family next. Byseveral family members occupied important posts in the party and the Union government.
Meet the Karunanidhi clan: The vast family tree of TN's departed leader | The News Minute
M K Stalin remained the chief minister-in-waiting, while his elder brother M K Alagiri became Union minister for chemicals and fertilizers, and daughter Kanimozhi was a Rajya Sabha member. Groomed for years, MK Stalin will have to employ all he learned Karunanidhi created space for Stalin within the party, at times pushing aside his trusted lieutenants, but never allowed him full autonomy.
There were occasions when Karunanidhi made Stalin fight for his political space by creating road blocks within the family.